Bishop's Appeal 2015

Bishop's Appeal 2015

Please help support the ministries and services of the Diocese of Green Bay

By Tony Staley

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Find Peace in Reconciliation

Find Peace in Reconciliation

We invite you this Lent to open your life to God's healing grace through confession

By Tony Staley

Come celebrate the Sacrament of Penance at a church near you! We are pleased to bring you confession times at…

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New Evangelization

New Evangelization

Bishop Ricken outlines journey of prayer, preaching, teaching and growing in faith

By Tony Staley

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7 Churches Visitation

7 Churches Visitation

Join Bishop Ricken in prayerful reflection on Holy Thursday night at seven churches

By Tony Staley

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New Evangelization Symposium

New Evangelization Symposium

Discover ways to journey with Christ as a way of life at day of dynamic presentations

By Tony Staley

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Christopher West Presentation

Christopher West Presentation

Join Christopher West for an evening on God, sex, and the universal longing

By Tony Staley

Christopher West Presentation Theme: "Fill These Hearts: God, Sex, and the Universal Longing" April 24, 2015 | Sacred Heart Parish,…

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World Meeting of Families 2015

World Meeting of Families 2015

We invite you to join our pilgrimage to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia

By Tony Staley

Diocese of Green Bay Pilgrimage with Bishop David Ricken Sponsored by The Compass The Diocese of Green Bay is pleased…

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Appalachian Outreach

Appalachian Outreach

Pray, serve, and grow while gaining an appreciation of Appalachia and its culture

By Tony Staley

Diocesan Appalachian Outreach "Serving in Faith" June 13-20, 2015 | Adult Trip (Ages 19 and older capable of working on houses…

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Formation in Prayer and Holiness: Teach My People to Pray

Pastoral-Reflection-Teach-My-People-to-Pray-cover"Teach My People to Pray" is Bishop Ricken's pastoral reflection for Phase 1 of Disciples on the Way: Prayer and Holiness. "The call of these first two years, is to put first things first, which is all about establishing priorities centered around God; especially in our time, our talent and our treasure, our prayer, our service, and our sharing. I would like to invite all the faithful in the Diocese to take the next step in deepening our prayer lives," Bishop Ricken notes.


"Teach My People to Pray" Implementation Guide

Resource-Booklet-CoverParishes are encouraged to use the accompanying implementation guide for "Teach My People to Pray," compiled by the Department of New Evangelization, as a resource to create their pastoral ministry plans. The suggestions are a starting point to foster a culture of intentional discipleship in your parish. Every parish in their spiritual tradition, structure and composition, may certainly decide to implement and focus on these and other ideas to fit their particular needs. A willingness to be bold and look afresh at the parish through the new evangelization is encouraged!


Introductory Letter and Invitation from Bishop Ricken on Feast of Christ the King

Bishop-Ricken-CrestThe following letter was distributed and shared with parishes on the weekend of November 22 and 23, 2014. We encourage you to reflect on Bishop Ricken's invitation, and to share it with others. Parishes are welcome to download this document and post it to their own websites.


 
Press Releases

Diocese of Green Bay

Diocese-of-Green-Bay-LogoMarch 5, 2015 | The Compass Announces Honorees of the 2nd Annual "Faith That Works" Awards

March 3, 2015 | Catholics at the Capitol to be a Day of Prayer, Formation, and Advocacy

March 2, 2015 | Diocese to Celebrate Rural Life Days 2015

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

USCCB-PR-HomeMarch 20, 2015 | Congress Urged to Act to Protect Religious Freedom and Conscience Rights in DC

March 19, 2015 | Catholic Leaders Urge Congress: Protect Housing, Agriculture Funds that Serve Poor

March 19, 2015 | Latin American Bishops Ask: Hold Mining Companies Accountable for Harm

Wisconsin Catholic Conference

WCC-PR-Logo-HomeMarch 23, 2015 | Catholic Conference Addresses State Budget Issues

Feb. 25, 2015 | WCC Testifies on Right to Work Legislation

Oct. 6, 2014 | Catholic Conference Comments on Court of Appeals Ruling

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