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Welcome Back Message from Bishop David Ricken

Bishop Ricken introduced his Wyoming Prayer, which he penned on his long drives in Wyoming and still prays today. He invites all students, families to join him in this prayer about being open to God's will in God's time.

For your convenience we are providing a printable set of prayer cards (8 per page), formatted for color printing in landscape orientation. It is setup for two-sided printing on card stock by flipping on short edge.

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Video Greeting from Bishop Ricken

This video is less than 4 minutes long and is intended for viewing by students in our parish religious education programs. It can be streamed from the internet or downloaded and played from your computer. We recommend downloading the video for a higher quality viewing experience, especially if you reside in an area with intermittent internet service. If you download the video, please allow sufficient time for the HD video file to download (333 MB).


NCEA Information for Growth: Assessment of Children/Youth Religious Education

ACRE-NewNew name for NCEA’s revised, popular religious education assessment for students in Catholic schools and parish religious education programs is NCEA Information for Growth: Assessment of Children/Youth Religious Education. We will refer to it as NCEA IFG: ACRE edition. The 2014 edition will be used in March 2014 for students in grades 5, 8 and 11 (Gr. 10, if needed, in RE program) in all Catholic schools and parish religion education programs in the Diocese of Green Bay.

Information from NCEA about the Revision

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The Diocese of Green Bay will be using the new edition of the NCEA IFG: ACRE in March 2014:

  • For continuity sake, please do not use the former edition!
  • Only unused score sheets are usable in 2014.
  • Assessment booklets must be the 2014 edition!
  • Parishes and schools are urged to collaborate in purchasing new assessment booklets.

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The Titus

The-TitusFollowing the tragic events in Newton, Connecticut, Bishop Ricken asked the Diocesan Department of Education to collaborate with parishes and schools to strengthen emergency planning to keep our children safe. The Titus is one effort in support of that goal. The newsletter has been created to inform, share ideas and present best practices to parish staff on security and safety.

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Downloadable Events Calendars

Department of Education Tentative Calendar | 2015-2016 | Updated September 10, 2015

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Department of Education Tentative Calendar | 2016-2017 | Updated May 26, 2016

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Common Core Letter

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Safe Environment

Benchmarks for Safe Environment | Curriculum guidelines for safe environment, grades PK-12

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