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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinOctober 6, 2006 Issue 


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Pilgrimage to Poland, Austria and Germany with Bishop David A. Zubik -- June 1-12, 2007 (click for details)

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• Bp. David Zubik conducts town meetings in the diocese

• Silver Lake College invites high school students to visit

• Notre Dame Academy students adapt to new dress code

• Capuchin Fr. Bertrin Samsa celebrates 50th jubilee

• Supreme Court to rule on partial-birth abortion ban

• Pope asks prayers for peace in Iraq

• Catholic senator says debate based on facts, not faith

• Cardinal sees signs of hope in promoting life

• Prayers and fasting for life asked through Oct. 10

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- True love can break your heart, but that's not always bad

• Charlie Martin -- Choosing to live by God's plan brings blessings

• Fr. John Dietzen -- What does 'Roman' mean in Catholic?

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Paul VI gives guidance on Marian devotions

• George Weigel -- John Paul II and Benedict XVI agree on Islam


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Coming soon to a TV near you ...

Bishop Zubik discusses fall referenda

photo of Michael Marsden interviewing Bp. David Zubik about the death penalty and marriage amendment on the TV show 'Conversations from St. Norbert College'
ON THE AIR: Michael Marsden interviews Bp. David Zubik about the death penalty and marriage amendment on the TV show "Conversations from St. Norbert College" airing in October. (Rick Evans photo)

By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor

Michael Marsden, host of the television show "Conversations from St. Norbert College," describes October's show as a "teaching moment," and the teacher is his guest, Bp. David Zubik.

On the show, taped last week, Bp. Zubik addresses the November referendum issues on the death penalty and marriage.

"People need to see me, as bishop, speaking out on important issues," he said. "One of my responsibilities as bishop is to be chief educator. I have a responsibility to clarify for people the church's position."   Full story ...

Sidebar: About the show

Other News

Election 2006

Find election resources on our Links page.

 • Diocese publishes in vitro information
    In newsletter, on web

 • Area Catholics Gathering this weekend at SNC
    2,000 people expected

 • Sides square off over marriage amendment
    Proponents argue marriage needs special protection
    Sidebar: Referenda sessions


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Columns

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for October 8, 2006: Creation, redemption, sanctification

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for October 8, 2006: Words take a back seat to touch

 • Editorial -- Golden touch
    Number of billionaires in the U.S. sets a record, but is that good for the country?

 • Editorial -- Put stewardship into action
    Habitat for Humanity needs helping hands


Features

 • Foundations of Faith -- Vatican phone system dates back to 19th century
    Customer service: Vatican switchboard staffed 24/7

 • Saint of the Day -- Welsh princess became hermit
    However, Keyne didn't just stay in her hermitage

 • Stewardship: A Way of Life -- Faithful Citizenship 2006 (Third in a Series)
    Promoting family life - our most basic social unit - helps to build society
    Sidebar: Resources

 • Calendar of events


Sharing Our Faith: 2006 Bishop's Appeal logo

  Articles on
  2006 Bishop's Appeal

• Editorial -- Appeal needs you (Mar. 31, 2006)
Helping to bring spirituality home (Mar. 31, 2006)
   Sidebar: Traits of a Functional (not perfect!) Family
Kaukauna's Padre John serves far-flung parish (Mar. 24, 2006)
Students choose mission over Florida beaches (Mar. 17, 2006)
Young men invite God to help them discern (Mar. 10, 2006)
Brother brings social teachings to community (Mar. 3, 2006)
Faith comes alive for all ages at the same time (Feb. 24, 2006)
'I never saw myself as a very holy guy' (Feb. 17, 2006)
Ministry helps Hispanic youth encounter Christ (Feb. 10, 2006)
Appeal targets $5 million for the first time (Feb. 3, 2006)
Pie chart of Bishop's Appeal use (Feb. 3, 2006)


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