|Only in the Print Edition ...
Pilgrimage sites designated for observance of special Jubilee year of the Apostle, St. Paul (Pictorial)
Women had more roles in Bible than we realize; Women of the Bible held various roles, including prophet
Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- We need silence and socializing; Introverts, extroverts and the spiritual journey
Charlie Martin -- What to do to grow in love; discussing the song "Spotlight" by Jennifer Hudson
Fr. John Dietzen -- Can Methodist tribunal annul Catholic marriage? What we believe about sacrament of marriage
Guest column by Stephen Kent -- What's essential for new administration?
Fr. Richard McBrien -- Remembering Ireland's St. Lawrence O'Toole; 12th century saint regarded as one of Dublin's most important archbishops
George Weigel -- New offering should satisfy history lovers' hunger; A Short World History of Christianity offers narrative of church's life
Subscribe to print edition
The winner is ...
Forget McCain, Obama; St. Frances Cabrini School's election
is for the top saint
|GO SAINTS: Fourth grader Emily Albrecht, left, dressed as St. Joan of Arc, fourth grader Maren McGuire, St. Clare of Assisi, and fifth grader Julia Dudenas, Joan of Arc, wait for the final tally in their school's Saints Election, which pitted two great women saints -- Joan and Clare -- against each other. (Dick Meyer photo)
By Jaye Alderson
OSHKOSH -- Obama? McCain? A third-party candidate? While the electoral process can be pretty daunting for adult voters to understand, students at St. Frances Cabrini School have been learning about it in a fun way.
A Saints Election was held Tuesday in conjunction with the U.S. presidential election, and the school's favorite saint was voted to be St. Joan of Arc. The electoral vote was 70 to 30.
But just like in the national election, the process began long before Election Day. Each year, Cabrini students study the lives of the saints around the time of All Saints Day. This year, the process took on an added dimension as the students combined their studies with an all-school exploration of the electoral process. Full story ...
Parishioners gain new appreciation for St. Paul
Pilgrimage to St. Paul Church offers interesting
anecdotes about famous saint
Vigil held before election
Area Catholics gather at cathedral to pray
for Holy Spirit's guidance
Program for veterans offered in DePere
Diocese announces changes in youth, young adult ministries
Programs transition back to Department of Education
Hernandez appointed to Hispanic committee
Another state title for NDA
Help wanted ads
Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
for November 9, 2008: The house is more than the building
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
for November 9, 2008: We are a sign of Christ in the world
Editorial -- Just for Kids
Annual Compass Christmas essay contest seeks text message replies
Saint of the Day -- Young saint was devoted to Eucharist
St. Stanislaus evaded family to join Jesuits
Your Catholic Neighbor -- Navy vet serves country, church
Mader receives Veterans Affairs's Lifetime Achievement Award
Calendar of events