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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinJune 20, 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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• U.S. bishops conclude spring general assembly; After lively debate, prelates fail to approve translation of Roman Missal

• Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl --
The forgiveness of sins; Church is an instrument of Jesus' forgiveness

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Like Jesus, we need to remove outer garments

• Charlie Martin -- Using vision, action for change; Don't remedy mistakes by following same path

• Fr. John Dietzen -- Confusion about who hosts Mass; When Mass celebrant receives Communion

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- U.S. bishops' peace pastoral: 25 years later; Letter's principles remain relevant and valid in today's church and society

• George Weigel -- The nobility, humility of Cardinal Avery Dulles; Cardinal's humble submission to will of God is a model for us all

plus ...
Senior Life

Articles found only in this special section of the June 20 print issue:

• Women find satisfaction donating their time; With 183 years between them, seniors say volunteering helps keep them active, young

• The blessings and curses
of retirement

• Forget about it; What can you do to fight memory loss?

• There's no place like Grellinger Hall; Diocesan priests enjoy retirement living in Allouez

• Don't let arthritis cripple gardening plans; Instructor offers advice to seniors at "Gardening with Arthritis" presentation

• Friends praise hard-working Fr. Buhl; Now retired, priest continues to touch peoples' lives

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NOTE: There will be no Compass issue published on June 27, 2008. The next issue will be July 4, 2008.

Night of floods causes millions
in damage

Lourdes High School among Catholic sites hardest hit by June 12 rain in Oshkosh

photo of Lourdes High School students examining a row of football shoulder pads damaged after flooding hit Oshkosh June 12
FLOOD DAMAGE: Volunteers in Oshkosh turned out last weekend to assist in the cleanup of Lourdes High School and St. John Neumann Middle School, which sustained major damage from heavy rain June 12. Lourdes students examine a row of football shoulder pads damaged by the rain. (Photo by Joe Wiedenmeier)

By Patricia Kasten
Compass Associate Editor

OSHKOSH -- "It's all gone."

Michelle Zowin, religious education coordinator at St. Jude Parish spoke sadly about the preschool room in the basement of the former Sacred Heart Church site on Knapp Street after record floods had hit the city June 12. Sewage and more than a foot of water had destroyed carpets, wall coverings and supplies. Even the toys had to be discarded.   Full story ...

Other News

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

 • Group marks 30 years of evangelization in Green Bay Diocese

 • Longtime Zephyrs coach dies
    In five decades, McClone coached three sports at St. Mary Central

 • Neenah/Menasha school system raises eyebrows
    TCCES invited to share success secrets at Boston symposium

 • Abbot marks 50th jubilee as priest

 • Smarter than a first communicant?
    Oshkosh parishes promote fellowship, fun with Catholic IQ Challenge

 • Catholics discover Focolare movement
    Lay group founded in 1962, promotes spiritual renewal

 • Pilgrimage to Rome, Paris gets rave reviews
    Compass tour led by Bishop Banks was 'trip of lifetime'

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 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for June 22, 2008: Some type of a divine MRI
    for June 29, 2008: Celebrate the year of St. Paul

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for June 22, 2008: There is a place for legitimate fear
    for June 29, 2008: The church is more than a building

 • Editorial -- Detainee deaths are disgraceful
    Contact elected leaders and urge them to support Detainee Basic
    Medical Care Act


 • Foundations of Faith -- Three virtues rank ahead of all the others
    Faith, hope and love help us build the other virtues in our lives

 • Saint of the Day -- This saint not in the least tawdry
    Silk necklaces connected to this saint's last illness

 • Your Catholic Neighbor -- Doing her part to help others
    Lanari produces book for expectant parents with Down syndrome babies

 • Book review -- Lessons from a L'Arche community
    Former 'Compass' staffer releases book on her life as a L'Arche volunteer

 • 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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