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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinJune 22, 2007 Issue 


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Photo slideshow from pilgrimage
to Poland, Austria and Germany

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• Fr. Jack Mullarkey's good run comes to an end with retirement

• Sr. Pauline Feiner, parish director at Shiocton and Stephensville, celebrates 50th

• Oldest U.S. Capuchin province celebrates 150th

• Stewards at Holy Spirit Parish, Kimberly/Darboy, share talents
with community

• Pope and Bush discuss wide range of issues

• Gaza Christians fear
for their safety

• Survey weighs effects
of TV watching

• Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk -- Slipping down bioethical slope

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Judge by what's best, not worst

• Charlie Martin -- Getting over it when 'we're over it'

• Fr. Eugene Hemrick --
Rating church music

• Fr. Richard McBrien --
People convert, but old ideas remain

• George Weigel -- Effects of Land O' Lakes still felt after 40 years

• Kid's Chronicle -- Jesus teaches followers to be disciples


plus ...
Senior Life
A special section found only in the June 22 Compass print edition:

• Pope says lay movements help in care of souls

• Assistance devices make hearing God's word easier

• Keep eyes healthy with
what you eat

• Forgetfulness not necessarily dementia

• Can fish oil slow Alzheimer's?

• Retirement years offer chance
to help others

• Medication errors can be avoided

• Retirement savings send scapulars to troops

• Getting active helps seniors
live better

• Sisters' study tells scientists about bones

• When it comes to retirement finances, play percentages

• Retiree returns to work to give
to his parish

• Plan for future needs when building or remodeling

• Dominican brother rides the rails

• Relieve pain without prescriptions

• Businessman's efforts reflect childhood kindnesses

• Planning lifts burdens
for survivors

• Pope highlights different levels
of Bible reading

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Couple find fair way in 'Fair Trade'

Store provides way to buy quality and improve the life
of poor people

photo of Baptiste and Miranda Paul showing one of the Fair Trade art pieces they sell at their shop in Green Bay
SPECIAL ART: Baptiste and Miranda Paul show one of the Fair Trade art pieces they sell at their shop during a fund-raiser for JOSHUA at Nativity Church, Green Bay. (Rick Evans photo)

By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor

A poor barrio on the south side of Guatemala City offers very little to its residents. They do not have a sewage disposal system, clean water or electricity. No jobs are available.

A group of area women, frustrated by their surroundings, decided to do something about it. They established a medical and dental clinic, programs for mothers and babies, a daycare, and a scholarship program for children in school.

They did it all by running a craft program. The group, UPAVIM (Unidas Para Vivir Mejor or United for a Better Life), employs approximately 60 women. They make crafts from Guatemalan fabrics and sell the items through Fair Trade global marketplaces including Worldgoods in Green Bay.   Full story ...

Other News

 • Pope's patience tries Vatican bureaucrats
    Benedict continues to prove that he likes to take his time when he
    makes decisions

 • Bishop to ordain three
    Mass will be at 10 a.m. June 30 at cathedral

 • New Finance and Accounting director named
    Jason Haen appointed

 • Pro-life news good, bad, state director says
    Abortion numbers continue their decline in state

 • Fr. Marty Carr dies
    Oshkosh priest founded The Place 2B in 1974

 • Fun Run to benefit Catholic Charities planned for August
    Aug. 25 5K run will start and end at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral

 • Pilgrims return from inspirational journey
    Tour group visits historic shrines in Eastern Europe

 • Photo slideshow from pilgrimage to Poland, Austria and Germany 


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Columns

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for June 24, 2007: God, the truth and oneness bring joy
    for July 1, 2007: Christ gives us the freedom to love

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for June 24, 2007: Speech an important part of son's life
    for July 1, 2007: Heaven is the true home for followers

 • Editorial -- Getting buy
    Food Stamp program needs to increase the amount it allots for the first time
    since 1975

 • Editorial -- Making space for a saint
    Doctor of the Church finds space on Web


Features

 • Foundations of Faith -- First martyrs of Rome answered a higher authority
    Martyrs of the first three centuries kept the faith as patriots of Christ's kingdom

 • Saint of the Day -- Young saint modeled purity
    Largest crowd attended Maria Goretti's canonization

 • 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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