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'Yahweh' not the way; Vatican rules that word must not be used in songs, prayers at Catholic Mass
Archbishop Burke dedicates church at Guadalupe shrine
Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl --
The church: Visible, spiritual; Catechism help us to understand this mystery
Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- What should we as church be speaking to the world? Elderly priest offers response
Charlie Martin -- Making mistakes, moving forward; Sacrament of confession helps us move forward
Fr. John Dietzen -- Bread, wine, transubstantiation; Ever heard of how Jesus becomes present?
Fr. Richard McBrien -- The meaning of 'one, true Church of Christ'; Recent CDF document revisits interpretation issued during Vatican II
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Articles found only on pages 14-17 of the Aug. 15 print issue:
Schools rebound from June floods; Oshkosh UCS president looks at positive changes resulting from disaster
LaDue looks forward to new role at Lourdes High School
A new year, new Catholic school system; Conway-Gerhardt gears for successful launch of Green Bay area school system
'Angels' make Catholic education possible; Appleton's Angel Program assists struggling parents with Catholic school tuition
Notre Dame, Roncalli, St. Mary Central, St. Thomas Aquinas, Lourdes, Xavier and St. Norbert football schedules
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NOTE: There will be no Compass issue published on August 22, 2008. The next issue will be August 29, 2008.
Mary, Mary how does your garden grow?
Host of volunteers make Mary's Garden a reality at cathedral
|ROSARY GARDEN: Volunteers plant flowers in the center of the new rosary garden at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. Parishioner Marcy Pfiefer is overseeing the garden, along with a Mary and a St. Francis garden. The gardens will be dedicated Aug. 23. (Rick Evans photo)
By Patricia Kasten
Compass Associate Editor
GREEN BAY -- It's something many children do: give flowers to their mothers.
And, in a way, that is what Jesus is doing now, through his brothers and sisters at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral - giving flowers to his mother through a Mary garden.
Mary gardens officially trace back to 15th century St. Mary Gardens in Scotland and England, but may actually be derived from monastery cloister gardens from four centuries earlier. They are filled with flowers that are named for Mary or have a legend about her connected with them.
Whatever the origin, Marcy Pfeifer, a member of the cathedral parish, heard about Mary gardens while looking for a way to spruce up the worn yard and overgrown bushes around the parish office and cathedral church. Full story ...
Sidebar: Garden dedication is Aug. 23
Diocese ready to install new bishop
Mass to be broadcast on Relevant Radio, Fox 11
Priest finds rich church history while serving in Kazakhstan
In his spare time, Fr. Conard, 79, searches for lost city of Almalik
'Bella' actor reflects on his faith life
Speaking in De Pere, Verástegui praises Norbertine spirituality
Sidebar: Actor returns to diocese
Homeless shelter report shows complexity of homelessness issue
St. John the Evangelist Shelter offered beds, assistance to 280 people
Sidebar: Appleton agencies collaborate in venture to serve homeless
Bishop Banks dedicates Prince of Peace Church
With building complete, pastor says community building will continue
Agreement may boost enrollment
Marinette academy will allow U.P. Catholics to pay parish tuition rate
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Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
for August 17, 2008: Whoever does right is welcome
for August 24, 2008: Gospel offers faith example of change
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
for August 17, 2008: Mother's love transforms into faith
for August 24, 2008: Movement was turning into 'church'
Editorial -- Join the journey
Immigration Awareness Pilgrimage puts focus on need for immigration reform
Foundations of Faith -- Rosary: Presenting moments of our sorrows
The sorrowful mysteries reflect upon the Passion of Jesus and our own mortality
Saint of the Day -- Jeer led to religious order
St. John's primary mission was preaching, but he cared for women's needs
Your Catholic Neighbor -- He finds time for those in need
Maier says career as journalist peaked interest in community affairs
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