Bishop Ricken ordains 5 to the priesthood

Local delegates attend Convocation of Catholic Leaders

Special lesson learned at Wautoma’s Vacation Bible School

St. Norbert College competes in Blended Burger Project

St. Vincent de Paul no longer using blue boxes for donated goods

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Priest credits prayers of St. Bridget for his ministry

Fr. Farrell says prayers recited by his mother and father gave him impetus for pursuing vocation

APPLETON — In 1979, Fr. Tom Farrell was introduced to the prayers of St. Bridget of Sweden. This is a set of 15 prayers each preceded by … Read More

Bishop Ricken ordains 5 to priesthood

LEDGEVIEW — The Fourth of July weekend kicked off with the ordination of five new priests for the Diocese of Green Bay. Bishop David Ricken ordained Deacons … Read More

Local delegates attend Convocation of Catholic Leaders

Eleven young adults join Bishop Ricken, other diocesan leaders at national gathering

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Diocese of Green Bay sent 11 young adult delegates to “The Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in America” July … Read More


After protests over Satanic memorial, city nixes all religious symbols

BELLE PLAINE, Minn. — Two days after hundreds of people — many of them Catholic — from around the country descended on Belle Plaine to protest the … Read More

Colombian martyrs: witnesses to the point of death

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis’ decree to beatify two Colombian martyrs from two troubled eras in the South American country’s history underscores his call for courageous witness … Read More

Health bill must protect poor, unborn and conscience rights, bishop says

WASHINGTON — U.S. senators must reject any bill that would replace the Affordable Care Act unless such a measure “protects poor and vulnerable people, including immigrants, safeguards … Read More

The Compass GPS Blog

‘A really big ham’

Patricia Kasten | The Compass

Part of this job’s charm is the chance to connect people who want to do good things for others.  Each year, The Compass runs listings of various … Read More

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