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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinApril 20, 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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• Faithful respond to deadly attack at Virginia Tech

• Pope Benedict XVI marks 80 years, also celebrates anniversary of his election

• Rules could change soon
on Tridentine Mass use

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Cell phones serve important role, but sometimes we need to be able to get away and not be so accessible

• Charlie Martin -- Exploring the song "Into the Ocean" by Blue October

• Fr. John Dietzen -- History of the 'eye' on the dollar bill

• Fr. Richard McBrien --
Fr. Drinan wasn't perfect, but quote him correctly

• George Weigel -- Jewish books 'Promise,' 'Chosen' make good Easter reading

• Youth Page -- Green Bay students gain awareness through providing assistance in South Chicago


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Men's Mission embraces DR connection

Group of 12 builds new church for diocesan mission

photo of Fr. Mike Seis and Dcns. Nick Williams and Gib Schmidt (far right) distributing jump ropes to children inside the new church built by the N.E. Wisconsin Men's Mission
SHARING GIFTS: Fr. Mike Seis and Dcns. Nick Williams and Gib Schmidt (far right) distribute jump ropes to children inside the new church built by the N.E. Wisconsin Men's Mission. (Submitted photo)

By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor

Cal Martin of Kaukauna, founder of the N.E. Wisconsin Men's Mission, has fond memories of his many service trips, but a recent outreach project near Sabana Larga in the Dominican Republic may stand out among them.

"For the first time in my 16 years (of mission trips) we completely finished the job," said Martin, who has also helped the poor in Belize, Nicaragua and Mexico. "We finished it in eight days and Fr. Mike (Seis) did a Mass on the ninth day."

Twelve men representing the N.E. Wisconsin Men's Mission built the 26 by 50-foot St. John the Baptist Church northeast of Elías Piña, home of the Diocese of Green Bay's mission in the Dominican Republic. Fr. Seis, a diocesan priest, serves two parishes, St. Teresa in Elías Piña and St. Isadore in El Llano, plus more than 90 settlements across the countryside.   Full story ...

Other News

 • Bishop reflects on Supreme Court decision
    Bp. David Zubik applauds ban on partial birth abortions

 • Bp. Zubik calls on Catholics to pray for Virginia Tech victims, survivors
    'We can conquer evil with the good of our prayers to God'

 • Diocese to vacate Chancery within two years
    Chancery employees will relocate to west side of campus

 • Insights about cohabitation
    Expert offers advice for 'living together' situations

 • Coach's death leaves vacancy
    Michael Wautlet will be remembered for his dedication to others

 • Flintville parish volunteers feed the hungry
    Ss. Edward & Isadore offers monthly meal at Green Bay shelter


Third Sunday of Easter
 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop Zubik --
    Bridging the Gap: 'Chicago Hope'

 • Reflection on the Readings
    by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    Watching, wondering and waiting

 • Explaining the Scripture
    by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    Fish offer many reminders of Jesus

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: 'Chicago Hope'

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for April 22, 2007: Watching, wondering and waiting

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for April 22, 2007: Fish offer many reminders of Jesus

 • Editorial -- Plenty to consider
    Taking a look at a life development, words, a hat in the ring
    and weather questions


Features

 • Saint of the Day -- George: No fairy tale hero
    George existed, but the dragon and the story about him are from an old legend

 • Stewardship: A Way of Life -- Stewards care for our environment
    Catholic tradition insists that we show respect for the Creator's creation

 • 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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