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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinJanuary 4, 2008 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

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• Catholic leaders condemn
Bhutto murder

• Immigration, Iraq war, named top stories of 2007, pope top newsmaker

• Vatican honors St. Paul in 2008; Preparations include ecumenical chapel inside Rome basilica

• Franciscan ordained as auxiliary bishop for Milwaukee Archdiocese

• Migration Week message focuses on children; Pope says refugee youth have right to stability, serenity, security

• Controversial scene avoided; Vatican Nativity scene places Christ's birth in edifice in Bethlehem

• Teens learn pitfalls of online social networking; Grad student says most teen computer interaction is positive

New column: Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl -- Intro. to catechism for adults: Adult catechism aimed at young adults, RCIA, adult formation groups

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Desire to see other people punished reveals our weaknesses

New column: Therese Borchard -- AARP offers steps to reduce stress in giving long distance care to aging parents

• Charlie Martin -- A special year-end review of music

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Questions about the rosary; Are all the prayers needed in this devotion?

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Pastoral challenges for New Year; Burnout, stress contribute to declining health of priests around the country

• George Weigel -- Cardinal Kasper on state of ecumenism; Says ecumenical progress must rest on rediscovering foundations of our faith

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photo of Green Bay Auxiliary Bishop Robert Morneau laying his hands on the head of Milwaukee Auxiliary Bishop William P. Callahan during the bishop's episcopal ordination Dec. 21 in Milwaukee left arrow AUXILIARY CONNECTION: Green Bay Auxiliary Bishop Robert Morneau lays his hands on the head of Milwaukee Auxiliary Bishop William P. Callahan during the bishop's episcopal ordination Dec. 21 at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee. Also present at the ordination were Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, apostolic administrator of the Green Bay Diocese, and Bishop emeritus Robert Banks. (Sam Lucero photo)

Other News

Just for Kids
Christmas essays

(from Dec. 21 issue)

 • Diocese complies with safe environment standards

 • Joyce Martin, liturgist, dies in accident Dec. 25

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 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for January 6, 2008: Epiphanies of faith are life-changing

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for January 6, 2008: Were they kings, and, if so, how many?

 • Editorial -- Thoughts turn to a new bishop
    Milwaukee ordination a reminder of what is soon to come in Green Bay

 • Editorial -- Tragedy in Pakistan
    Christian minority fear for safety


 • Foundations of Faith -- Christ child reveals the mystery of God Incarnate
    Various images of Child Jesus tell of God's love

 • Sites of Tour -- An apostle who wrote a Gospel
    John was also said to be the youngest apostle

 • Your Catholic Neighbor (new feature) --
    George Ecker lives his faith by serving other people

 • Calendar of events

Sharing Our Faith: 2007 Bishop's Appeal logo

  Sharing Our Faith

  Articles on 2007 Bishop's Appeal

Benefits of Bishop's Appeal discussed (Nov. 2, 2007)
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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