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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinFebruary 15, 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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Only in the Print Edition ...

• Pope decries chauvinism, violence against women

• Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes attracts thousands to shrine

• Actress brings message of hope; America Ferrera of "Ugly Betty" talks at Catholic high school

• Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl -- God's revelation to us takes place in stages: God offers eternal life if we accept his Word and believe

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Images for Lent: Religious, anthropological images help make season more meaningful

• Charlie Martin -- Appreciating everyday blessings; God's goodness manifests in the present moment

• Understanding the Mass
by Fr. Tom Margevicius -- Liturgy of the Word: Proclaiming salvation; The honor given to the Word of God

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Chair of Peter represents pastoral authority of St. Peter over universal church

• George Weigel -- Books examine miracles, lessons of Lourdes; Lourdes shows us that suffering is integral part of human experience

plus ...
Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother 125th Anniversary

Articles found only in this special section of the Feb. 15 print issue:

• SSM: A history of contemplation and prayer; Founder drew from Franciscan, Carmelite backgrounds

• Chaplain's presence underscores hospital's mission; Sisters help staff remember the history of where they work

• Keeping them in stitches and clean veils; Sister loves quilting, handles many tasks

• Future blends technology and traditions; Three foci guide sisters through this decade

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Friday fish fries

It's a Lenten thing - and it's healthy when cooked right

photo of Willy Kelly serving fish dinners Feb. 8 at Resurrection Church in Allouez
FISH DINNERS: Willy Kelly serves fish dinners Feb. 8 at Resurrection Church in Allouez. Friday fish fries are a staple in the Green Bay Diocese. (Tony Staley photo)

By Tony Staley
Compass Correspondent

GREEN BAY -- It's Friday. It's Lent. That can mean only one thing: Going to an area parish or restaurant and ordering baked, broiled or grilled salmon, herring or mackerel to fill up on those essential and healthy omega-3 fatty acids.


More likely, it means eating deep-fried perch, cod, shrimp or other fish, along with a serving of fries.

Can fish be considered a healthy food?

Yes, said a recent news release from the National Fisheries Institute, a trade group representing companies in the fish and seafood industry, and Barb Herald, a registered dietician at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.   Full story ...

Other News

Lenten Giving/Easter Joy Wish List
(from Feb. 8 issue)

Lenten fast and abstinence rules
(from Feb. 8 issue)

 • She's keeping the faith
    Busy mom finds time to read The Compass;
    finds it enriches faith
    Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal at a glance

 • Replica of Shroud of Turin comes to Marinette
Feb. 23

 • Faith Alive initiatives continue in motion
    Green Bay area parishes to continue collaborative efforts
    Sidebar: Parish Clusters for Faith Alive's Collaboration of Ministries

 • Appleton native battles leukemia
    Family seeks bone marrow donors as son continues treatment in Milwaukee
    Sidebar: Become a bone marrow donor

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 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for February 17, 2008: Business between God and each of us (Lent)

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for February 17, 2008: Jesus is the source of light to guide us (Lent)

 • Editorial -- Love and marriage
    Church resources help couples create sacramental relationships,
    avoid heartaches


 • Foundations of Faith --
    What are the unspoken phrases of the Lenten season? (Lent)
    The Gloria and the Alleluia don't fit well with the penitential sense of Lent

 • Sites of Tour -- Pilgrimage series: St. Paul Outside the Walls

 • Your Catholic Neighbor -- Big heart manifested in service
    Rader finds that helping others is rewarding

 • Calendar of events

Sharing Our Faith: 2008 Bishop's Appeal logo
Sharing Our Faith

Articles on
2008 Bishop's Appeal

She's keeping the faith (Feb. 15, 2008)
Bishops' Appeal helps Catholic Charities respond to crises (Feb. 8, 2008)
   Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal at a glance
Bishop's Appeal kicks off (Feb. 1, 2008)
   Pie chart of Bishop's Appeal use
   Sidebar: 2008 Bishop's Appeal facts

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