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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinApril 4, 2008 Issue 


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Christ Our Hope -- Pope Benedict XVI's Apostolic Journey to the United States, April 15-20, 2008 (click for CNS special report)
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 ...

• In anticipation of U.S. visit, survey finds Americans have favorable view of pope

• Muslims question baptism; Convert has right to express his own ideas, says Vatican spokesman

• Politics in the parish: Collaring influence? Upcoming book links parishioners' politics with priests' views

• Young Catholics interested in church ministry; Finding ways to connect interests with ministries is difficult, finds survey

• Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl -- Understanding God's role in creation, evolution; Our faith tells us that God is our creator; it also leads us to intelligent reflection

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- A spirituality of martyrdom; Longing for martyrdom exists today in various disguises

• Charlie Martin -- Working through sadness; Recognize it, then surrender it to God

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- The decline in sacrament of penance; Priest's article offer insights into sacrament that has fallen on hard times

• George Weigel -- Jesuit spirituality has a permanent place in church; While some religious orders are short-lived, Ignatian charism endures

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photo of sun setting over the twin steeples of Old St. Joseph Church, located on St. Norbert College campus in De Pere, and the former St. Boniface Church left arrow SUNSET OVER ST. NORBERT: The sun sets over the twin towering steeples of Old St. Joseph Church, located on the St. Norbert College campus in De Pere, and the former St. Boniface Church in mid-March. (Photo by Rick Evans)

Other News

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

 • Musician plans benefit gig for Catholic Youth Expeditions
    Event to take place April 12
    Sidebar: Benefit concert

 • Project focuses on family
    Catholic Charities program offers variety of services to families
    Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal at a glance

 • Late priest's writings published
    With help of longtime friend, Fr. Gilsdorf's essays compiled into book

 • Local priest is finalist for Catholic Charities USA volunteer award

 • Late community activist still making a difference
    Friends, family of Dennis Maloney seek to implement drug treatment court
    in Brown County
    Sidebar: Public forum to be held April 8


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Columns

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for April 6, 2008: We too are called, healed and sent

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for April 6, 2008: Jesus is the host and is in charge

 • Editorial -- Darkness to light
    Child Abuse Prevention Month is time to ponder church response
    to sexual abuse


Features

 • Foundations of Faith -- Quasimodo Sunday reminds us of our frailties
    The Sunday after Easter goes by many names, for various reasons

 • Sites of Tour -- Pilgrimage series: St. Thérèse of Lisieux

 • Your Catholic Neighbor -- Volunteering comes naturally
    For 27 years, Kitzinger volunteers at hospital where she was born

 • Calendar of events

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

Articles on
2008 Bishop's Appeal

Project focuses on family (Apr. 4)
Ready for summer relaxation? (Mar. 21)
Diocese eyes adult education (Mar. 14)
Diocesan youth conference will be held March 30
    (Mar. 7)
Program works to end domestic violence (Feb. 29)
Workshop helps parishes manage business affairs
    (Feb. 22)
She's keeping the faith (Feb. 15)
Bishops' Appeal helps Catholic Charities respond to crises (Feb. 8)
   Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal at a glance
Bishop's Appeal kicks off (Feb. 1)
   Pie chart of Bishop's Appeal use
   Sidebar: 2008 Bishop's Appeal facts


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