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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinJanuary 5, 2007 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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• 100th anniversary of Holy Name Church in Kimberly to be celebrated Jan. 7

• Fr. Greg Smith, an advocate for lay ministry, dies at age 58

• Fr. Florian Rescheske, a former music teacher/choir director and pastor, dies at age 77

• Fr. Thaddeus Koszarek, the oldest priest in the diocese, dies at age 94

• Notre Dame Academy sponsors 29 families

• Wars, various life issues and Pope Benedict XVI top the year's news

• Pope Benedict prays for
all families

• U.S. Bishops and President Ford agreed and disagreed

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Last 40 years brought many changes, but are we any freer?

• Fr. John Rausch -- Stewards care for God's creation

• Charlie Martin -- Live with plenty of zest and care

• Mary Beth Bonacci -- Making money the center of life means missing something

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Christ is truly, really and substantially present
at Mass

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Pope Benedict XVI emerging as a sign
of hope

• George Weigel -- Anytime is perfect to enjoy Mozart's
incredible music

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Parish offers Hispanic education
on diabetes

First group graduates in ceremonies at St. Willebrord, Green Bay

photo of participants in the Si Se Puede (Yes You Can) diabetes education program at St. Willebrord Parish, Green Bay
LEARNING LESSONS: Participants in the Si Se Puede (Yes You Can) diabetes education program at St. Willebrord Parish, Green Bay. The program has graduated its first group. (Submitted photo)

By Brian Kohls
Compass Correspondent

The piñata sways back and forth. One more blow should shower down its treasures. Whack! Here they come!

Dental floss, toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand lotion, lip balm, foot powder and containers to organize prescriptions?

Where's the candy? It wasn't at St. Willebrord Parish this Sunday afternoon at a celebration for 19 Hispanics who completed the first Si Se Puede (Yes You Can) diabetes program for Hispanic adults at the Green Bay parish.

The graduates had attended two-hour classes for six weeks where they learned about diabetes, its effects on the body, diabetes testing, nutrition, stress management and exercise.

Katie Dykes, parish nurse, organized and ran the parish-sponsored classes with the help of Idorine Hernandez, lead community health worker, and Fernando Bacelis and Blanca Ramos, community health workers, with the assistance of several school and community organizations.   Full story ...

Other News

Just for Kids
Christmas Essays:
 • Pope: Path to peace requires respect
    In a New Year's address, Benedict urges
    respect for human rights and dignity

 • Vatican deplores death penalty after hanging of Saddam in Iraq

 • Sherwood teen selected for magazine cover
    Susanna Bolle is featured on current 'True Girl' issue

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 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for January 7, 2007: We must allow God's radiance to shine

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for January 7, 2007: Giving homage is an attitude of heart

 • Editorial -- Must see movie
    'The Nativity Story' is a well-done movie that deserves viewing
    by a wide audience

 • Editorial -- Can't 'lick' these guys
    On Guard all you sticker collectors

 • Eye on the Capitol -- When it comes to Joint Finance, location is everything

 • Br. Steve Herro -- Migration Week a time to meet Christ
    Jan. 7-13 reminds us that the church has always welcomed the migrants


 • Foundations of Faith -- Who had the first Christmas stamp?
    Next common 'religious' stamp deals with St. Valentine

 • Saint of the Day -- This saint knew the value of true friendship
    Twelfth century monastic, British saint enjoyed people

 • Calendar of events

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