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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinFebruary 16, 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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• Ss. Peter and Paul Parish, Green Bay, is one of several diocesan parishes planning a Mardi Gras or other pre-Lenten events

• Fr. John Corapi lets audience choose topics in talks

• Catholic population and clergy shifting to developing countries

• Nuns asks religious to work at changing the future

• Pope says God will judge us by our charitable deeds

• Young adults have strong Catholic identity but low level of commitment

• Group of young adults bare their souls about the church

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- When we feel Jesus's heartbeat, it affects our lives

• Charlie Martin -- We can't just hold on in hard times

• Bp. Robert Morneau -- Because we fail we need reconciliation

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Lent leads to promise of eternal life

• George Weigel -- Speaker could learn from her brother


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Stewardship plan rests on foundation
of prayer, service

Antigo parish effort continues to build in each succeeding year

photo of Lynn Henricks showing the gathering tree and banner that St. John the Evangelist Parish in Antigo uses to promote stewardship
STEWARDSHIP INVITATION: Lynn Henricks shows the gathering tree and banner St. John the Evangelist Parish, Antigo, uses to promote stewardship. The diocesan Stewardship & Pastoral Services Department, which is funded in part by the Bishop's Appeal, helps parishes in many ways. (Rick Evans photo)

Second in a Bishop's Appeal series

By Joanne Flemming
Compass Correspondent

Because members of St. John the Evangelist Parish, Antigo, believe prayer is the foundation of everything they do, they created a stewardship program of prayer and service that includes every parishioner.

Lynn Henricks, parish stewardship coordinator, said more than 400 of the forms listing prayer and service opportunities, distributed at the fall stewardship fair, were returned.

Last year's fair was the fourth, said Henricks, and more people signed up as volunteers than at the previous three fairs.   Full story ...

• Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal

Other News

 • Diocesan strategic education plans unveiled
    Process calls for July 1 start on implementation for schools, religious education
    Sidebar: Input needed

 • Pope: This Lent renew experience of God's love in Jesus
    Benedict: 'We must regive to our neighbor, especially to the one
    who suffers most'

 • Oshkosh youth tackle bullying in schools
    Teens' efforts find that parents can circumvent potential violence
    Sidebar: Teens' letter to parents

 • Life experiences help shape SMC student's faith
    Senior Kevin Castillo shares his faith through music, witness talks and service

 • Xavier House open to men discerning call
    Residents will take part in daily common prayer


L e n t
 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop Zubik --
    The Scandal of the Cross

 • Pope: This Lent renew experience of God's love in Jesus

 • Everyday People, Everyday Faith articles
• Editorial -- Focusing on Lent 2007

Praying with Sunday's Scriptures

Lenten fast and abstinence rules

Lent articles from previous issues:
• Editorial -- Fasting for a purpose (2/9)

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Columns

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik -- The Scandal of the Cross

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for February 18, 2007: Actual Christians meet high demands

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for February 18, 2007: Doing good to others brings change

 • Editorial -- Choosing them
    There are simple ways to make changes in the presidential primary
    election process

 • Editorial -- Focusing on Lent 2007
    Various features start this week

 • Eye on the Capitol -- Questions on judicial philosophy, not issues deserve focus


Features
Everyday People, Everyday Faith logo

Lent changes: During Lent, 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 Lent. More information.


 • Patti Christensen -- Doing reconciliation family style (Lent)

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures (Lent)


 • Calendar of events

Sharing Our Faith: 2007 Bishop's Appeal logo  Sharing Our Faith

  Articles on 2007 Bishop's Appeal

Stewardship plan rests on foundation of prayer, service (Feb. 16, 2007)
Bishop's Appeal calls Catholics to stewardship
    (Feb. 9, 2007)
   Pie chart of Bishop's Appeal use
   Sidebar: Advancing the Mission update
   Sidebar: 2007 Bishop's Appeal facts


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