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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinJune 6, 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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• Pope urges countries to combat causes of hunger, malnutrition

• Opting out of politics is not an option; Participation is a moral obligation for Catholics, says USCCB official

• Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl --
Laity's role in the church; Renewing the temporal order assigned to laity

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- The many faces of the Eucharist

• Charlie Martin -- Have faith in finding a partner; If a relationship does not work, take time to heal

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Pius XII started revival of liturgy; Holy Week Masses were first to be changed

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Fr. Charles Curran deserves recognition; Catholic moral theologian's contributions to church worthy of honorary degree

• Kids Chronicle -- Hosea speaks against faithlessness

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NOTE: There will be no Compass issue published on June 13, 2008. The next issue will be June 20, 2008.

Newest priest ordained for Green Bay Diocese

Bishop Morneau ordains Dan Schuster, who will serve in Manitowoc

photo of newly ordained Fr. Dan Schuster offering a blessing to a guest attending his ordination
PRIEST'S FIRST BLESSING: Newly ordained Fr. Dan Schuster offers a blessing to a guest attending his ordination, which was celebrated May 31 at the Cathedral of St. Francis Xavier in Green Bay. (Rick Evans photo)

By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor

GREEN BAY -- Loud and proud describes the near capacity assembly at the ordination Mass for Fr. Dan Schuster on Saturday, May 31, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral.

During the election of the candidate, as part of the rite of ordination, Fr. Tom Long, diocesan vocations director, testified to the readiness of then Deacon Schuster. Bishop Robert Morneau then accepted the candidate. The assembly was to show its consent with applause, but supporters of Fr. Schuster took it a step further by responding with resounding cheers.

"It's cool to see all the people come together from the different places I've walked, worked and served," said Fr. Schuster. "This is my ordination, but it's not all about me. It's about God working through people."   Full story ...

Sidebar: He's a networking priest

Other News

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

 • Raising good stewards
    Appleton parish youth accept challenge to take up
    stewardship lifestyle

 • G.B. school system has new leader
    Oshkosh's Conway-Gerhardt will lead newly created Catholic school system

 • Fr. Nys looks forward to retirement
    Kiel parish to honor pastor during June 8 Mass, luncheon

 • Compass wins 4 journalism awards

 • Door County parish initiates parish renewal process
    Sidebar: Parish renewal: Learn more

 • U.S., German families unite after 156 years
    Brantmeier family holds reunion with special guests from Bavaria


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Columns

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for June 8, 2008: Divine desires - are they our own?
    for June 15, 2008: The truth about the human condition

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for June 8, 2008: Introducing the Gospel of Matthew
    for June 15, 2008: Spread faith both near and far

 • Editorial -- Alien salvation?
    Vatican astronomer explores possibility of other life, other needs for redemption

 • A response to articles on lay preaching, Communion services
    Lay parish directors encouraged to share Word of God with their people
    in Diocese of Green Bay


Features

 • Foundations of Faith -- Sufferings of humanity depicted in Christ's passion
    Crucifixes often show what resonates with those who view them

 • Saint of the Day -- Alban gained an intense faith
    New faith brought Alban the courage to be a martyr

 • Your Catholic Neighbor -- They give until they bleed
    Menasha couple donates blood as a way to help others in need

 • 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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