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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinSeptember 28, 2007 Issue 

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Compass pilgrimage to Rome and Paris -- May 3-13, 2008 (click for details)

Photo slideshow with audio:
Bishop Zubik farewell Mass

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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 ...
• New Bishop Peter F. Christensen installed to head Diocese
of Superior

• New online survey asks Catholics to rate singing in church

• As companies outsource jobs, enslaving workers gets easier

• Mass celebrated on Chicago streets where people
were gunned down

• Stewardship: A Way of Life -- Cardinal says stewardship is path toward deeper spirituality, holiness

• Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk -- Exhibit of human bodies raises some questions, even as it teaches

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- When faith and imagination collide
to create doubt

• Charlie Martin -- Fully living
and loving in the present moment

• Fr. John Dietzen --
The right age for first Communion

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Boundaries of church encompass non-Catholic as well as Catholic Christians

• George Weigel -- A philosophical lesson for presidential candidates

• Kids Chronicle --
Spotlight on St. Rhipsime

plus ...
Financial Life
Articles found only in this special section of the print edition:

• Free financial workshops
and seminars offered

• Making budgeting a part
of home maintenance

• Honoring faith values
in money management

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New since the print edition ...

-- Posted: 9/28/2007, 2:29 p.m. Central Time

Diocese of Green Bay warmly welcomes Archbishop Dolan as its Administrator

GREEN BAY, Wis. (Sept. 28, 2007) -- The Most Reverend Robert F. Morneau, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Green Bay, and other diocesan leaders offered reflections about the appointment of the Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of Milwaukee, as the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Green Bay.   Full story ...

Oshkosh siblings break
world marathon record

Weisse siblings, all 13, complete Fox Cities marathon in brother's memory and raise money for cancer research

photo of the Weisse family at the conclusion of the Sept. 23, 2007 Community First Fox Cities Marathon
RECORD HOLDERS: The Weisse family, including mother Janet Weisse, gather for a photo at the conclusion of last Sunday's Community First Fox Cities Marathon. The 13 Weisse siblings completed the 26.2-mile run, earning a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. (Dick Meyer photo)

By Jaye Alderson
Special to The Compass

APPLETON -- Ed and Janet Weisse of Oshkosh gave birth to 14 children. On Sunday, Sept. 23, 13 of them broke the world record for most number of siblings to complete the same marathon. They crossed the finish line of the 26.2-mile Community First Fox Cities Marathon in Appleton-Neenah-Menasha.

But the other sibling, Peter, who died of brain cancer at the age of 3 in 1968, was very much a part of the group and the focus of the day as his siblings ran in his memory and to raise money for cancer research.   Full story ...

Other News

 • Bishop Banks to lead Compass pilgrimage to Rome, Paris
    Second annual tour will include stops at Vatican, Lisieux

 • Door County church turns 125
    St. Michael's building is classic country church

 • Whitelaw honors 100-year-old church
    Original church still exists and will play a part in the celebration

 • Who will keep inner city ERs open?
    Convocation 2007 speaker looks at changes needed in health care

 • Creating Catholic disciples among our youth
    Vital Youth Ministry takes root in diocese

 • Relevant Radio not directly affected by FCC fine
    Fine levied against for-profit branch of Starboard Media

 • Alternative to COTS homeless shelter in works
    Green Bay's New Community Shelter in mix, advises patience

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 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for September 30, 2007: Poverty of the spirit is the meeting point

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for September 30, 2007: Gospel serves as warning to repent

 • Editorial -- Papal colors
    When it comes to the environment, Pope Benedict XVI is seeing green


 • Foundations of Faith -- Thank Imperial Rome for Mass in Latin
    Why was the Mass said in Latin? Wasn't Jesus Jewish?

 • Saint of the Day -- A composer whose music stands the test of time
    St. Romanus wrote some 1,000 hymns

 • 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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