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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinNovember 24, 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 celebrates Mass Nov. 20 for the 125th anniversary
of St. Francis Xavier Cathedral

• New pastor appointed to St. Nicholas Parish, Freedom

• Pope and top Vatican officials reaffirm priestly celibacy

• Pope and Anglican leader meeting this week

• Road to church unity still rocky, Pope Benedict XVI says

• Pope to meet with religious and political leaders in Turkey

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- We carry deep within us the memory
of God's touch


• Charlie Martin -- Asking how well we love and serve others

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- New book looks at mandatory celibacy
for priests


• George Weigel -- Celebrating the birth of number 300 million

• Kids Chronicle -- Jesus is arrested as the King of the Jews


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Agencies' diaper supply runs dry

Organizations in Green Bay, Appleton, Oshkosh help mothers

photo of Peg Saindon and 16-month-old Paige Shepard at the Diaper Depot at St. John the Baptist Church in Seymour
SUPPORTING LIFE: Peg Saindon and 16-month-old Paige Shepard at the Diaper Depot at St. John the Baptist Church, Seymour. Parishioners can leave the diapers, which are given to Mother and Unborn Baby Care, Appleton. Love Life in Green Bay and the Place 2B in Oshkosh also have a pressing need for diapers. (Rick Evans photo)

By Jaye Alderson
Compass Correspondent

Many Christian-based organizations throughout the diocese address the needs of low-income mothers and pregnant women requiring assistance. The groups offer everything from clothing to food, formula, furniture, equipment and counseling. But all of them have a particularly desperate common need - diapers.

"That is our clients' most urgent need," said Sharon Zambrowicz, west-side coordinator of Love Life Ministries in Green Bay. "It's an ongoing need. It's something they use and have to keep using until the child is trained."

Love Life has two locations: on the west side at St. Joseph Church, 926 Ninth St.; and on the east side at Peace United Methodist Church, 919 Schwartz St. From 50 to 75 volunteers staff the centers from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays.

Zambrowicz said the organization's need for diapers is huge. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 1,563 families obtained 13,218 packages of diapers through Love Life.   Full story ...

Other News

Just for Kids
 • Advisory council's public role increasing
    Bp. Zubik chairs the group and Dcn. Everett
    Doxtator of Oneida is a member of it

 • Bishops approve new statement for Communion
    Serious sin is a bar
    Sidebar: Statement texts

 • Retreat brings Christ to youth
    Young people reach out to young people at Youth 2000 retreat in Oshkosh


A d v e n t

 • Everyday People, Everyday Faith articles


  Advent article from previous issue:
  • Kids invited to write Christmas essays (from Nov. 10, 2006 issue)


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Columns

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for November 26, 2006: Christ is the Kingdom's principal agent

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for November 26, 2006: Jesus' Kingdom is not of this world

 • Editorial -- Taking blame
    We need some perspective and a willingness to take responsibility for what
    goes wrong

 • Editorial -- Meditating on readings
    Author tackles Scriptures for each day


Features
Everyday People, Everyday Faith logo

Advent changes: During Advent, Everyday People, Everyday Faith articles will run in place of regular features such as Foundations of Faith and Saint of the Day. Those features will return after Advent.


 • Accessibility goes well beyond ramps (Advent)
    Jesus and our bishops both challenge us to reach out

 • Inmate wants to help victims heal (Advent)
    Restorative justice helps the victims hold offenders accountable for their actions

 • Resources for study and reflection (Advent)

 • Prophet warned of city's destruction -- Jeremiah (Advent)


 • 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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