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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinNovember 14, 2008 Issue 

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Compass pilgrimage to Belgium, Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland -- May 10-21, 2009 (click for details)

Compass photo slideshows
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Retreat for adults with disabilities

Parish sponsors cabbage chucking

Catholics hold immigration pilgrimage

Mass of Installation -- Bishop David Ricken

Bishop Ricken appointed
to Green Bay

Bishop Zubik farewell Mass

Photo slideshow (Flash not required):

Bishop Zubik's time in Green Bay

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

• Catholic voters mirror general electorate in support for Obama

• Following Vatican forum, Christian and Muslim leaders call for religious freedom

• Italian cardinal says Humanae Vitae cut off church from many people

• Bishops address election, economy; Questions at press conference focus on election results

• Obama more forthright about religion; KC head says voters swayed

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Struggles with the church, old and new

• Charlie Martin -- How do we handle death? Creative power of God helps us through journey

• Fr. John Dietzen -- A Communion problem within many families; Should this man receive Communion?

• Guest column by Greg Erlandson, president & publisher of Our Sunday Visitor -- Five priorities for anti-abortion movement to save unborn

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Clement of Rome: A pope and a saint

• George Weigel -- Answers to hard questions needed for serious dialogue between Catholics, Muslims

plus ...
Family Living

Articles found only in this special section of the Nov. 14 print edition:

• Couple returns home to family and faith; Sue and Dan Ritchie have rediscovered their roots by moving back to Wisconsin

• Grandfather, granddaughter
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• Grandfather an inspiration for Phillies star

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photo of Merlin G. Melmarik, who served in the Navy in the 1950s, standing with a photo of himself outside All Saints Church in Denmark Nov. 7, 2008, following a Mass honoring veterans left arrow VETERANS DAY: In observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, special observances were held around the Green Bay Diocese. Merlin G. Melmarik, who served in the Navy in the 1950s, stands with a photo of himself outside All Saints Church in Denmark Nov. 7 following a Mass honoring veterans. (Rick Evans photo)

Other News

Just for Kids

Just for Kids
Annual Christmas essay contest (Nov. 7 issue)

Wanted: photos of family Advent activities
(Oct. 31 issue)

 • Parish leaders learn ways to improve ministry, service
    Leadership Convocation offers workshops on
    parish life, sacraments, prayer

 • Thanksgiving Interfaith prayer service is Nov. 25
    Bishop Ricken to attend service, deliver reflection

 • Free Thanksgiving meals offered around diocese

 • Xavier earns 2nd Honor Roll Award

 • Praising God in a special way
    Diocese offers retreats for adults with cognitive disabilities
    (includes slideshow with audio)

Help Wanted Ads

 • Help wanted ads


 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    for November 16, 2008: Unused talents weigh us down

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
    for November 16, 2008: Financial return is not the goal

 • Editorial -- An unholy sight
    Skirmish between Christian rivals at Church in Jerusalem shows need
    for reconciliation


 • Foundations of Faith -- Seeing Jesus in a goat, a shepherd, a king
    How the Old Testament let us know what Jesus would be like in the New

 • Saint of the Day -- Only gold good enough for altar
    German saint was bishop and goldsmith

 • Your Catholic Neighbor -- Arendt creates prayerful space
    Making worship more meaningful is goal of liturgical artist

 • 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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