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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinMay 16, 2008 Issue 


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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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• Cyclone victims survive amid devastating losses

• Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl --
The role of the laity in church: Adult catechism outlines involvement
of laity

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Lessons learned by staying inside our 'cell'

• Charlie Martin -- Finding success on your own: Don't waste a lot of time worrying about dating

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Impotence: Impediment to marriage? Complete impotence is rare with modern medicine

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Benedict moves out of predecessor's shadow: Differences between John Paul, Benedict come across in recent actions, inactions

• George Weigel -- Extend Pope Benedict's U.S. visit through new book: 'Questions and Answers' presents pope's responses to array of questions

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Meet Green Bay's 'Lemonade Club'

Book helps St. Bernard School librarian share her breast cancer battle with students

photo of St. Bernard School students and faculty gathered around librarian Julie Lani (seated in rocking chair)
LEMONDADE CLUB: St. Bernard School students and faculty gather around librarian Julie Lani, seated in rocking chair, on May 7. Lani, who recently completed chemotherapy in her fight against breast cancer, used the book "The Lemonade Club" to help students journey with her on her recovery. A banner in the background was created by Lani's daughter, Jacqui. (Sam Lucero photo)

By Sam Lucero
Compass Staff

GREEN BAY -- As the librarian at St. Bernard School, Julie Lani enjoys reading and sharing books with students. This school year, while Lani was battling breast cancer, she and her students found solace in one of her library books, "The Lemonade Club."

Written by Patricia Polacco, The Lemonade Club is about a teacher, Miss Wichelman, and her fifth-grade class. When one of her students, Marilyn, is diagnosed with leukemia, Miss Wichelman's employs one of her favorite credos, "When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade."   Full story ...

Other News

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

 • Computer software will help lighten load for parishes, schools in diocese

 • Son's brain injury forces family challenges
    Area schools help raise funds to aid Reynebeau family

 • Last of the Franciscans
    Sister's departure from Appleton hospital ends 135-year presence

 • Local Catholic gets part in 'Public Enemies'
    Krauss among many who answered casting call as movie extra

 • Oshkosh family creates scholarships in son's memory
    Adam Gundlach LifeTeen Scholarship to assist Catholic youth

 • Five men to be ordained deacons May 17
    Ordination at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Green Bay

 • 2008 Summer Mass Schedules


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Columns

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for May 18, 2008: Divine life and love through grace

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for May 18, 2008: Look closely for the Holy Spirit

 • Editorial -- Lay ministries: Trump card in vocations crisis

 • Eye on the Capitol -- Racial disparity on drug cases needs attention
    In Wisconsin, blacks 42 times more likely to receive prison term than whites


Features

 • Foundations of Faith -- Catholic social teaching: Based in Gospel, lived today
    The church exists in the modern world

 • Saint of the Day -- Vocation delayed by marriage
    Husband and wife both had a call to religious life

 • Your Catholic Neighbor -- She 'let go and let God'
    Surrendering her life to God leads Irene Skarban to happiness

 • 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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