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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinMay 25, 2007 Issue 


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• Senate begins debate on compromise immigration bill, but future is unsure

• Southern Door County Catholic schools merge into St. John Bosco

• Special feature: Graduation -- including graduating classes from Roncalli, Xavier, Notre Dame Academy, St. Mary Central, Lourdes, St. Thomas Aquinas, Mount Carmel Academy, St. Norbert College and Silver Lake College

• Pope's book emphasizes centrality of Jesus

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- We struggle with the mystery of Ascension in our own daily lives

• Charlie Martin -- Discussing the song "With Love" by Hilary Duff

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Confession after a bad experience

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Former Notre Dame president Fr. Theodore Hesburgh has dedicated his life to serving others

• George Weigel -- Court rightly saw partial-birth abortion as infanticide

• Kid's Chronicle -- Risen Jesus appears to his disciples


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Two deacons ordained
for Green Bay Diocese

Bishop reminds them of the role as servants

photo of soon-to-be deacons James Heider and Robert Precourt lying prostrate before the altar and tabernacle in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral
HUMBLE BEFORE GOD: Prior to their May 19th ordinations as deacons, James Heider and Robert Precourt lie prostrate before the altar and tabernacle in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. (Rick Evans photo)

By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor

The Diocese of Green Bay has two new deacons ordained for service to parishes. On Saturday, May 19, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Bp. David Zubik ordained James Heider of Holy Cross Parish, Bay Settlement, and Robert Precourt of St. Paul Parish, Plainfield, to the Order of Deacons.

"This ordination, the consecration of your call to God, you are called by all of us to be ministers of God's Word, ministers of God's altar, and most of all, ministers of charity," said Bp. Zubik.   Full story ...

Sidebar: Background: What does deacon do?

Other News

 • Safe busing for religious schools a concern in state budget

 • Pulaski Catholic school graduates reunite
    St. Mary's Class of 1956 gathers for Mass and fellowship

 • Green Bay native marks jubilee
    Fr. Geniesse celebrates 50th as Holy Cross Father

 • Sinsinawa Dominicans mark religious jubilees
    Served in Green Bay, Oshkosh, Door County

 • Fairs promote parish stewardship
    Three west side Green Bay parishes invite members to get involved

 • Nagel takes D.C. post
    Education leader to head catechesis conference


Feast of Pentecost
 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop Zubik --
    Bridging the Gap: 'Yeah Archie...'

 • Reflection on the Readings --
    Pentecost calls us into true discipleship
• Explaining the Scripture --
    Three reasons why Sunday is our day

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Columns

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik -- Bridging the Gap: 'Yeah Archie...'

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for May 27, 2007: Pentecost calls us into true discipleship
    for June 3, 2007: Creator, Redeemer, Sanctifier and more

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for May 27, 2007: Three reasons why Sunday is our day
    for June 3, 2007: Hear the message as intended by Jesus

 • Editorial -- More literal
    Look at new translations for Mass prayers shows what Vatican seeks
    to accomplish

 • Editorial -- Memorial Day 2007
    Day asks us to remember our war dead


Features

 • Foundations of Faith -- Women have been God's prophets too
    In Jewish tradition, seven women hold the title of Scriptural prophet
    Sidebar: The Magnificat

 • Saint of the Day -- Gentle heroine inspired Peru
    St. Mariana gave people courage during the plague

 • 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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