Appleton’s St. Joseph Parish celebrates 150th anniversary: See photos on Flickr

New parish boundaries announced

Two Rivers youth draw Stations of Cross, hold Lenten exhibit

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Tapestries serve as Stations of the Cross at Holy Cross Church in Bay Settlement


New parish boundaries announced

Goal of updating boundaries to promote new evangelization, says Bishop Ricken

ALLOUEZ — In a letter to priests and pastoral leaders dated Feb. 17, Bishop David Ricken announced the completion of a “Parish Boundaries Project.” The project has … Read More

Catholic school principal honored for updating school’s computer lab

Dassler earns administrator award for St. John Bosco School technology update

STURGEON BAY — Normally, a school principal wouldn’t appreciate having a staff member going behind her back with a project. This time, however, Vickie Dassler was “very … Read More

Tom Wall, ‘The Dairy Coach,’ is guest speaker at 2017 Rural Life Days

ALLOUEZ — Through his nearly 17 years of work with dairies, Tom Wall has seen firsthand the hard work and commitment of farm families. “It’s all-day and … Read More


Congo’s bishops give up on peace mediation

KINSHASA, Congo — Catholic bishops in Congo have abandoned attempts to arrange a government-opposition power-sharing agreement, amid rising violence. Archbishop Marcel Utembi Tapa of Kisangani, the bishops’ … Read More

Homeboy Industries founder to receive Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Jesuit Father Greg Boyle, who started a social enterprise in Los Angeles to help young people avert a life of gangs, drug abuse … Read More

Global peace, security demand an end to nuclear weapons, pope tells U.N.

VATICAN CITY — Today’s threats to global peace and security must be countered through dialogue and development, not nuclear weapons, Pope Francis told the United Nations. “How … Read More

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In anticipation of Easter joy

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

We’re half-way through Lent. Sunday, March 26, this year was Laetare Sunday – Rejoice Sunday. It’s the Sunday during Lent when you might see pink or rose … Read More

Basketball tourney tradition continues in Kaukauna

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

KAUKAUNA — The 49th annual Holy Cross Men’s Basketball Tournament tips off March 24-26 and continues April 7-9 at Carl Giordana Gym, Holy Cross site, in Kaukauna. … Read More

Tourney time in high school hoops

Jeff Kurowski | The Compass

WIAA regional play for girls’ basketball has opened and the boys’ follow with regional play next week. One girls’ team and one boys’ squad from Catholic high … Read More