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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinOctober 17, 2008 Issue 

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Parish sponsors cabbage chucking

Catholics hold immigration pilgrimage

Mass of Installation -- Bishop David Ricken

Bishop Ricken appointed
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Bishop Zubik farewell Mass

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Bishop Zubik's time in Green Bay

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• Cardinal George gives report on Rome synod; Key questions emerging from Synod on Bible revolve around how to listen to, proclaim word of God

• Nun's dream to serve in China comes true; Marquette grad becomes only U.S. member of Chinese religious order

• Pope canonizes four saints; Calls for end to violence against Christians in India's Orissa state

• Economic downturn leads to concerns; Catholic financier answers questions on personal finance

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Understanding and emulating Jesus' weakness

• Charlie Martin -- When coping with hurt, rejection, turn to God; Discussing the song "Broken" by Lifehouse

• Fr. John Dietzen -- From tabernacle, or on altar? Knowing which hosts and wine are consecrated

• Guest column by Fr. Peter J. Daley -- Endorsing political candidates is not a pastor's duty

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- A look back at election of Pope John XXIII

• George Weigel -- Campaign 2008: Domestic policy issues

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photo of pumpkin and corn stalks outside Stella Maris Church in Egg Harbor, Wisconsin left arrow FALL SCENE: A pumpkin and corn stalks decorate the grounds of Stella Maris Church in Egg Harbor Oct. 11, during Egg Harbor's Pumpkin Patch Festival. Fall colors are presently in full bloom across much of northeastern Wisconsin. (Rick Evans photo)

Other News

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

 • Knights' telephone survey outlines Catholic voters' views

 • Trick-or-treaters promote socially responsible candy
    Fair trade stores take part in 'Reverse Trick-or-Treating' campaign
    Sidebar: Catholic Relief Services reports 53 percent increase in fair trade sales

 • 'Gut check' time in Oshkosh
    'Apprentice' contestant Saab to discuss success, values at UW-Oshkosh
    Sidebar: If you go

 • City council to review shelter's permit request

 • Music festival to feature nine Christian bands

 • Drama brings pro-life message to area schools
    Theater of the Word performers tour Catholic high schools in diocese

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 • Bishop's Corner by Bishop David Ricken --
    Life: The social justice issue of our time

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for October 19, 2008: We bring our values to the vote

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for October 19, 2008: Where should we draw the line?

 • Editorial -- Fashion or faith?
    Using rosary as fashion accessory is not a style Catholics should practice

 • Faithful Citizenship -- Faithful Citizenship: An option for the poor, vulnerable


 • Foundations of Faith -- A baker's, or gardener's, dozen of heavenly roses
    Saints of the roses can teach us many things about God

 • Saint of the Day -- Similar names, similar fate
    Two Roman martyrs surrounded by legends

 • Your Catholic Neighbor -- Faith guided by mission spirit
    Trip to Africa opens door to missionary outreach for Oshkosh's Altepeter

 • Calendar of events

Faithful Citizenship
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 Pray for justice, peace, and life with the
 Novena for Faithful Citizenship:

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 Faithful Citizenship articles:
  • Faithful Citizenship: An option for the poor, vulnerable (Oct. 17 issue)
  • Faithful citizenship: Family life and participation (Oct. 10 issue)
  • Discerning candidates' commitment to all human life (Oct. 3 issue)
  • Exercising prudential judgment in political matters (Sept. 26 issue)
  • Forming our conscience before casting votes (Sept. 19 issue)
  • Guidelines for involvement in electoral politics (Sept. 12 issue)

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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