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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinFebruary 23, 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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• De Pere students help in Katrina clean up in Mississippi

• Rosemary Bartel of Chilton hired as religious education director

• Catholic schools' librarians work together on common needs

• Wisconsin Catholic Conference hires associate director

• Pope Benedict: Women played key role in early church

• Politics prolonging troubles in Sudan

• Brazilian cardinal defends priestly celibacy

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Jesus sweat blood and so must we

• Charlie Martin -- Changing takes specific plans and action

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Fr. Robert Drinan stayed committed to church and Gospel

• George Weigel -- Setting the record straight about Fr. Robert Drinan

• Kids Chronicle -- Israel thanks God for all he has done


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Tigerton area parishes believe
in youth ministry

Peter Andrastek: 'I want these kids to know and love Christ'

Third in a Bishop's Appeal series

photo of Peter Andrastek, youth minister at the linked parishes in Tigerton, Leopolis, Marion and Wittenberg, Wis.
CHECKING IN: Peter Andrastek, youth minister at the linked parishes in Tigerton, Leopolis, Marion and Wittenberg, spends much of his time preparing the weekly CREDO program. (Rick Evans photo)

By Brian Kohls
Compass Correspondent

TIGERTON -- In our world of e-mail, instant messages, iPods, 24-hour news, and two-income families, the Christian ideals of love of God and neighbor, and service to humanity, are sometimes forgotten.

But those ideals are at the heart of the faith formation program Peter Andrastek coordinates at the linked parishes of St. Anthony, Tigerton; St. Mary, Leopolis; St. Mary, Marion; and Holy Family-St. William, Wittenberg.

"I want these kids to know Christ so they can love Christ. I want these kids to know the Eucharist so they can love the Eucharist," said Andrastek, who coordinates high school and adult faith-formation, directs high school Confirmation preparation and assists a recently organized Men's Club.   Full story ...

Sidebar: Youth ministry help

Other News

 • Social teaching theology dates to Bible
    The movement is new, but the theology it's based on is found in the
    Old Testament

 • Lenten series come to radio and Internet
    Local bishops featured

 • Lenten Giving/Easter Joy Wish List --
    Giving now will assure life-giving Easter season
    Wish List project enters 14th year of helping others


L e n t
 • Reflection on the Readings
    by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    Lent reveals the quality of spiritual life

 • Explaining the Scripture
    by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    Jesus' suffering is a weapon against evil

 • Lenten series come to radio and Internet

 • Everyday People, Everyday Faith articles
• Editorial -- Something for Lent

Praying with Sunday's Scriptures

Lent articles from previous issues:
Feb. 16, 2007 issue

Lenten fast and abstinence rules

• Editorial -- Fasting for a purpose (2/9)

2007 Wish List
Lenten Giving/Easter Joy Wish List


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 • Help wanted ads

Columns

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for February 25, 2007: Lent reveals the quality of spiritual life

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for February 25, 2007: Jesus' suffering is a weapon against evil

 • Editorial -- Counting costs
    As war nears the start of its fifth year it's appropriate to look at the human costs

 • Editorial -- Something for Lent
    Book will appeal to San Damiano Cross fans


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 in Feb. 16 editorial)


 • Patricia Kasten -- Sin cuts us off our relationship with God, others (Lent)

 • Mary Sherman -- Sinning means 'missing the mark' (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

Tigerton area parishes believe in youth ministry (Feb. 23, 2007)
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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