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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinApril 6, 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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• Nine days of Mercy devotions begin on Good Friday

• People living in rural area face many issues

• National commission honors Appleton education system president

• Silver Lake College students help in Katrina cleanup during
spring break

• Head of Military Services says morale high in Iraq

• Zimbabwe bishops ask nation's leaders to hear the peoples' cry

• Take sin and God's mercy seriously, papal preacher says

• God's love and mercy pour out
on us in penance, pope says

• Initial phase of John Paul's canonization ends

• Healing changed her life, nun says

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Easter is about many things

• Charlie Martin -- Easter shows God is with us

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Resurrection invites us to transform our lives

• George Weigel -- Cross shows us the logic of love carried out to infinity

• Kids Chronicle -- John has visions of heaven and earth


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E a s t e r
Easter brings us face-to-face with the Risen Jesus

My dear sisters and brothers:

The splendor of Christ risen from the dead has shone on the people redeemed by His blood, Alleluia.

In my former home of Western Pennsylvania, there is a very popular family restaurant, "Eat 'n Park." For the last decade or so, the restaurant has broadcast via television a commercial at Christmas which actually I believe even more so applies to Easter.

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La Pascua nos invita a confrontar cara a cara
a Jesús Resucitado
photo of Bishop David Zubik / Obispo David Zubik
Bishop
David Zubik

Mis queridos hermanos y hermanas:

El resplandor de Cristo resucitado de la muerte ha brillado sobre la gente redimida por su sangre, Aleluya.

En mi pueblo natal de Western Pennsylvania, hay un famoso restaurante familiar popular, "Eat 'n Park". Por la última década o más, el restaurante tiene actualmente un anuncio comercial de televisión para la Navidad el cual yo creo que es más bien para el tiempo de la Pascua.   Más ...



St. Vincent administrator retires

Joe Neidenbach served for 25 years as the head of the
Green Bay hospital

photo of Joseph Neidenbach, who retired on March 31, 2007, after 25 years as administrator of St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay
STEPS DOWN: Joseph Neidenbach pauses at his desk at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay, where he has been the administrator for 25 years, before his retirement on March 31. (Rick Evans photo)

By Nancy Barthel
Compass Correspondent

In 25 years as administrator of St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay Joseph Neidenbach has seen plenty of advances in technology and in the business of healthcare. But what hasn't changed and why he's stayed is the faith dimension St. Vincent Hospital brings to the Green Bay area and the Diocese of Green Bay, said Neidenbach, who retired on March 31.

Neidenbach, who said he decided when he was young that "I really wanted to get into something that made a difference," chose to work for Catholic healthcare because "I believe in it. That's who I am. It's the reason I'm still doing it."   Full story ...

Other News

Easter/Holy Week Mass Schedules

Lent articles
(from previous issues)

 • Church welcoming new members
    Nearly 300 will join at Easter Vigil in the diocese

 • Rural Life Days take months of preparation
    Parishes plan the event using format
    from the diocese
    Sidebar: Rural celebration

 • Catholic Charities receives Governor's Award
    Budget counseling program assists those who are
    less fortunate


E a s t e r
 • Easter/Holy Week Mass Schedules

 • Bishop Zubik's Easter message --
    Easter brings us face-to-face with the Risen Jesus  (en Español)

 • Reflection on the Readings
    by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    We are to give life where there is death

 • Explaining the Scripture
    by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    Make sure you seek the right person

 • Editorial -- Easter promise

 • Everyday People, Everyday Faith

 • Church welcoming new members
    Nearly 300 will join at Easter Vigil
    in the diocese

Easter articles from previous issues:
From March 30, 2007 issue:
Praying with Sunday's Scriptures

2007 Wish List
Lenten Giving/Easter Joy Wish List
(from Feb. 23, 2007 issue)


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 • Help wanted ads

Columns

 • Bishop David Zubik's Easter message --
    Easter brings us face-to-face with the Risen Jesus  (en Español)

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for April 8, 2007: We are to give life where there is death
    for April 15, 2007: A vision of truth calls us to action

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for April 8, 2007: Make sure you seek the right person
    for April 15, 2007: Doubt gives way to a deeper faith

 • Editorial -- Easter promise
    Easter forms the foundation for what we believe and is our hope for eternal life

 • Editorial -- Bad move in Madison
    Assisted suicide has no place in Wisconsin


Features
Everyday People, Everyday Faith logo

During Lent, Everyday People, Everyday Faith articles have run in place of regular features such as Foundations of Faith and Saint of the Day. Those features will return next issue. (More information in Feb. 16 editorial)


 • Jackie Staley -- Solid process helps us in moral decision-making (Easter)

 • Andrea Sabor -- My brother made bad choices, but I feel foolish (Easter)

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures (Easter)


 • Calendar of events

Sharing Our Faith: 2007 Bishop's Appeal logo


  Sharing Our Faith

  Articles on 2007 Bishop's Appeal

New team members seek to enhance Education in diocese (Mar. 30, 2007)
Church beckons after careers in business (Mar. 23, 2007)
TV Mass attracts faith-filled, loyal audience (Mar. 16, 2007)
Church of Green Bay to grow by 266 at Easter (Mar. 9, 2007)
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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