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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinAugust 31, 2007 Issue 


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Photo slideshow:
Bishop Zubik's time in Green Bay

Photo slideshow from pilgrimage
to Poland, Austria and Germany

Only in the Print Edition ...
Only in the Print Edition ...
• Catholic Charities takes part in a program that gets donated older cars to low income workers

• Cathedral anchors first Charity Challenge for Catholic Charities

• Milwaukee Jesuit priest protests
in Cuba

• St. Catherine Book Shop presents parish book fairs

• Three teams will run in the
Fox Cities Marathon to benefit
Elizabeth Ministry

• The catechetical vision of the diocese is to carry out Jesus' work, Bishop says

• Rosary of Peace Rally planned
in Robinsonville

• Groups urge steps to make world water supply safe

• Pope's brother says criticisms
of pontificate are a good sign

• Church helps victims after string
of world disasters

• Pope Benedict to visit Austria Sept. 7-9

• Bishop laments sexual abuse scandal

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser --
Suicide victims are not responsible for their actions

• Fr. John Rausch --
Stewards use water carefully

• Kathy Hamer -- Chickens eliminate silence in absence
of children


• Charlie Martin -- Resumption of a relationship requires questions

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Images of purgatory cause confusion

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Catholic social teachings challenge many

• George Weigel -- Thou shalt not write new commandments


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Parishes optimistic about new
unified school

Catholics in Kiel and New Holstein asked to join their two schools

photo of Lilly F., Jordan W. and Melissa M. holding onto a banner for the new Divine Savior School, serving Kiel and New Holstein
NEW START: Lilly F., Jordan W. and Melissa M. join in the celebration at the new Divine Savior School, serving Kiel and New Holstein, where they will be in the third grade. (Rick Evans photo)

By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor

John Paul II School was considered. Queen of the Apostles made the top three. But it's Divine Savior School, a name selected by a three-to-one margin, which will officially open its doors at two sites on Sept. 4.

The former Ss. Peter & Paul School in Kiel and Holy Rosary School in New Holstein are now one. The Kiel campus will house preschool through grade four, while grades five through eight will attend classes in New Holstein.

The unification was not a directive from the diocese.   Full story ...

Other News

 • Lay ministry seen as major church shift
    It may eclipse developments of religious life, scholar says

 • News, information manager begins
    Sam Lucero joins The Compass from Milwaukee Catholic Herald staff

 • Kelly Romenesko drops claim against Xavier
    Violation of contract caused her dismissal
    Sidebar: Fertility options

 • One step closer to priesthood
    Oshkosh native ordained a transitional deacon, completing seminary studies
    this year

 • Ministers to gather to share wisdom
    Leadership Convocation 2007 replaces Gathering
    Sidebar: Ministry leaders gather

 • Green Bay nixes winter shelter at church
    COTS offered a place to sleep to people who couldn't go to city's other shelters

 • Cathedral towers offer special glow to city
    New copper-covered domes and crosses grace Green Bay's downtown skyline
    Sidebar: See for yourself

 • Staley retires from Compass to travel, write
    Oregon transplant and his wife plan to stay here in Wisconsin

 • Faith Alive education committee sets goals


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Columns

 • Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik -- A scraped knee and beyond

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for September 2, 2007: Pieces of advice to ponder in prayer
    for September 9, 2007: Without wisdom and counsel we fail

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for September 2, 2007: Is Jesus teaching morality or justice?
    for September 9, 2007: Harsh challenges in today's gospel

 • Editorial -- Saying goodbye
    After 18 years it's time to pass responsibility for The Compass
    on to someone else

 • Eye on the Capitol -- Faith requires us to serve inside and outside our parish


Features

 • Foundations of Faith -- Divine dullness: What do you think heaven is like?
    The usual images of heaven don't impress most Christians

 • Saint of the Day -- A double-edged preacher
    John's golden speeches often angered the powerful

 • Calendar of events


image of Diocesan/Bishop David Zubik's Coat of Arms S p e c i a l   C o v e r a g e :
Bishop David Zubik named
12th Bishop of Pittsburgh
photo of Bishop David A. Zubik
August 17, 2007 issue:
Farewell Mass for Bishop set for Sept. 16

August 3, 2007 issue:
Bishop: Still very much in charge until Sept. 28
When Bp. Zubik leaves, what happens next?
  Sidebar: Diocesan College of Consultors
• Editorial -- Bittersweet

July 20, 2007 issue:
Letter from Bishop David Zubik   (en Español)
Photo slideshow: Bishop Zubik's time in Green Bay (New since print edition)

Items posted July 18 as New since the print edition in July 6, 2007 issue:
Bp. David A. Zubik to return to Pittsburgh as its twelfth bishop
  Sidebar: Biographical info.
  Sidebar: Previous articles on Bishop Zubik

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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