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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinNovember 3, 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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• The Bridge-Between Retreat Center is looking for volunteers and sponsors

• St. Catherine Book Shop celebrating 60 years by relocating

• Youth 2000 retreat invites young people to feed the faith

• School in Green Bay Diocese's Dominican Republic mission doubles in size

• Students promote healthy, drug-free lives

• Vatican says lay people cannot purify Communion vessels

• Pope says military chaplains must keep the focus on peace

• Christians in Iraq in danger of disappearing

• Work proceeds on new English Mass translation

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- To think critically, we must know what that means

• Charlie Martin -- We need to act when we fear for another

• Fr. John Dietzen -- What about children and marriage?

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- House scandal proves abuse lessons not learned

• George Weigel -- In talk on Islam, Benedict did world a great service


plus ...
Diocesan newspaper
turns 50
Articles found only in the 12-page special section of the print edition:

• High-flying Register takes aerial photos of all church buildings

• First editorial lays out purpose of the paper

The Spirit felt effects of Vatican II

• Bp. Robert Morneau: Current paper carries on a noble tradition

• Circulation and advertising have always been a concern

• Early Compass told many
faith stories

• Bp. Robert Banks: Sometimes column deadlines were tough


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Sisters open their home to visitors

Open house planned Sunday afternoon at Bay Settlement convent

photo of Srs. Paulette Hupfauf and Rose Jochmann in the Bay Settlement Sisters' new convent
FRANCISCAN SIGN: Srs. Paulette Hupfauf and Rose Jochmann examine the font with the Sister Water mosaic panel. The mosaics are part of the Bay Settlement Sisters' new convent. (Rick Evans photo)

By Patricia Kasten
Compass Associate Editor

Usually, when you attend an open house, you focus on what's inside. But you'll miss a lot if you only look around inside at the open house to be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 5 at the new motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross, Bay Settlement.

The new 47,000 square foot St. Francis Convent, located at 3110 Nicolet Drive in Green Bay, is surrounded by 12 acres of wetlands. The Sisters built so that the building and its surrounding land are ecologically friendly - and lots of fun to stroll around.

"A lot of the Sisters are out walking around the ground," said Sr. Rose Jochmann, a member of the building committee. "And that's something you didn't see in the old motherhouse."

The old motherhouse, built in 1880 and added on to over the years, was located on a hill.   Full story ...

Sidebar: Open house

Other News

Election 2006

Find election resources on our Links page.

 • Bishops agree: Catholics obliged to vote
    Voters will face a variety of issues and candidates,
    but voting remains our duty

 • Catholics invited to Faith Alive town meeting
    Consultants and diocesan officials will be
    at the Nov. 9 session

 • Diocesan paper reaches golden jubilee
    Actual history dates back to the 19th century
    Sidebar: The North Wisconsin Catholic
    Sidebar: Editors of the papers


Special Section:
Diocesan newspaper turns 50

 • Diocesan paper reaches golden jubilee
    Actual history dates back to the 19th century
    Sidebar: The North Wisconsin Catholic
    Sidebar: Editors of the papers

 • Editorial -- Celebrating 50 years
    Diocesan newspaper finishes first half-century

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
    Bridging the Gap: A mosaic of talents, work
    Newspaper shows talents of many in events of 50 years

 More in The Compass print edition:
 • For a list of articles found only in the 12-page special section of the Nov. 3
   print edition, see the bluish box, below left.


Help Wanted Ads

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Columns

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
    Bridging the Gap: A mosaic of talents, work

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for November 5, 2006: Find simplicity through God's grace

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for November 5, 2006: Searching for a unifying principle

 • Editorial -- Important votes
    Wisconsin bishops give sound advice for 'Yes' on marriage,
    'No' on death referenda

 • Editorial -- Celebrating 50 years
    Diocesan newspaper finishes first half-century

 • Eye on the Capitol -- Voting foils aim of negative ads


Features

 • Foundations of Faith -- Holy Father has a variety of ways to get around
    'Go, Pope. Go!' Popes move by foot, train, plane or car

 • Saint of the Day -- Who took over for St. Patrick?
    From childhood, Benen was devoted to Ireland's patron

 • Stewardship: A Way of Life --
    Faithful Citizenship 2006 (Last in a seven-part election series)
    Choose Life: Oppose the death penalty - Questions and Answers
    on Wisconsin's advisory referendum to reinstate the death penalty
    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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