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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinMarch 2, 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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• Resolution of conflict in the church should help all grow

• Student reaches out to orphans
in Africa

• Hearing to provide opportunity
to resolve matter

• Scouts explore life choices
and earn emblem

• Little Chute youth honored
for volunteerism

• Chess club winning gambit
for students

• Near-fatal accident turns around young woman's life

• Retreats are a great way
to escape the busyness of life

• Pope denounces high-tech trend toward producing perfect child

• Rediscover prayer, fasting and charity this Lent, pope says

• Rome Diocese offering official relics of Pope John Paul II

• Inmates face reality of their lives

• Operation Rice Bowl invites us
to practice compassion

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Despite our weakness and sins, God loves us

• Charlie Martin -- Take steps to face the hard times in life

• Kathy Hamer -- Real love is more interesting than greeting cards

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Turning reasonable in private into a public stance

• George Weigel -- New evidence shows Nazi slurs against Pius XII unjust


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Catholic Charities uses 'hands-on' approach to spread Gospel

Agency helps variety of clients to put their lives back together

photo of Judy Turba and Anna Ortega talking about some of the issues she is facing
MAKING PROGRESS: Judy Turba and Anna Ortega talk about some of the issues she is facing. Ortega and Turba are featured in this year's Bishop's Appeal video. (Catholic Foundation photo)

Fourth in a Bishop's Appeal series

By Nancy Barthel
Compass Correspondent

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay makes a difference in many lives every day.

For Judy Turba, a mental health counselor with Catholic Charities in Green Bay, Catholic Charities is the diocese's hands-on way of spreading the Gospel.

No two days are alike, Turba said. Her first client may be a seven-year-old, the next 83, and they may be followed by a couple working through marital difficulties. She also leads group counseling for court-referred abusers. "We are one of two or three places that offer services for men who are violent," she said.

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Other News

 • Biblical scholars: Jesus' tomb 'nonsense'
    'It is a commercial ploy that all the media are playing into,' Dominican says

 • Bishop to celebrate 10th anniversary
    Readers invited to contribute to section

 • Childhood accident led to passion to serve
    Teacher's prosthetic arm offers chance to honor differences

 • Youth ministry certificate offered in Menasha
    Mount Tabor Center new home for ministry development


L e n t
 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop Zubik --
    Bridging the Gap: The 'plus' sign

 • Reflection on the Readings
    by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    Familiarity with the cross of Jesus is key

 • Explaining the Scripture
    by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    Gospel invites us to climb the mountain

 • Everyday People, Everyday Faith articles
• Editorial -- Imagining God

Praying with Sunday's Scriptures

Lent articles from previous issues:
Feb. 23, 2007 issue
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
(from Feb. 23, 2007 issue)


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Columns

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik -- Bridging the Gap: The 'plus' sign

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for March 4, 2007: Familiarity with the cross of Jesus is key

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for March 4, 2007: Gospel invites us to climb the mountain

 • Editorial -- Imagining God
    Baylor University study finds that Americans have various images and ideas
    about God

 • Eye on the Capitol -- All hands need to work together to nurture culture of life


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)


 • John Craghan -- Paul's thoughts on reconciliation, our situation (Lent)

 • Practicing compassion starts young (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

Catholic Charities uses 'hands-on' approach to spread Gospel (Mar. 2, 2007)
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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