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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinAugust 15, 2008 Issue 

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Bishop Ricken appointed
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Bishop Zubik farewell Mass

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Photo slideshow:
Bishop Zubik's time in Green Bay

Only in the Print Edition ...
Only in the Print Edition ...

• '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

plus ...
Back to School

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

photo of volunteers planting flowers in center of new rosary garden at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Green Bay
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

Other News

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

 • 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

 • 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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