Bishop's Appeal 2017

Bishop's Appeal 2017The annual Bishop's Appeal supports numerous ministries and touches the lives of thousands of people in a variety of ways.

Event Contact - Josh Diedrich, Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Green Bay: (920) 272-8197 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8197 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

March 5, 22, April 3, 2017 | America is Heaven | Weyauwega, Kaukauna, Oshkosh

America is HeavenEgide Nimubona discusses his journey to America after escaping the 1994 Rwanda-Burundi genocide and how he's helping to educate hundreds of children in Burundi.

Locations: Weyauwega | Kaukauna | Oshkosh
Registration - Maria Garcia: (920) 272-8304 | 1-877-500-3580 ext. 8276 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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March 5, 2017 | Rite of Election | Green Bay

Rite of ElectionRite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion for Catechumens and Candidates entering into full communion with the Church at Easter.

Questions - Michael Poradek, Office of Divine Worship:
(920) 272-8342 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

March 13, 2017 | Adults, Youth, Cohabitation and Marriage | Brillion

Cohabitation MarriageA majority of 25 to 34 year-olds are not getting married. Get the conversation going on why marriage is important for a prosperous society and why it leads to personal fulfillment!

Location: Brillion
Registration - Maria Garcia: (920) 272-8304 | 1-877-500-3580 ext. 8276 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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March 14, 2017 | Why Loved Ones Leave the Church | Waupaca

Why Loved Ones Leave the ChurchFr. John Girotti explores why family members, relatives and friends drift from the Church and how Catholics can share their faith and inspire others to be intentional participants in the Mass.

Location: Waupaca
Registration - Maria Garcia: (920) 272-8304 | 1-877-500-3580 ext. 8276 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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March 16, May 18, 2017 | New Evangelization Network | Appleton, Manitowoc

Conversations on Evangelization and DiscipleshipDepartment of New Evangelization-sponsored discussions on awakening and reawakening faith of those not practicing or distant from Church, and practicing Catholics wanting to go deeper.

Event Contact - Julianne Stanz, Department of New Evangelization: 1-877-500-3580 ext. 8270
(920) 272-8270 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it | RSVP Maria Garcia: (920) 272-8276 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

Mar 25, Apr 8 | Retreat Day Adults with Cognitive Disabilities | Green Bay, Brillion

Disabilities Retreat 2017"Journey to Discipleship" is the theme for the Retreat Days for Adults with Cognitive Disabilities in Green Bay and Brillion. The day includes prayer and activities in an integrated setting.

Event Contact - Department of Stewardship & Pastoral Services:
(920) 272-8312 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

March 28, March 30, 2017 | Rural Life Day | Bear Creek, Brillion

Rural Life Day 2017Join rural community for Mass with Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Robert Morneau or Bishop David Ricken, lunch, blessing of soil, seeds, animals, machines.

Event Contact - Deb Wegner-Hohensee:
(920) 272-8286 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

March 25, 2017 | Trilingual Respect Life Mass | Green Bay

Respect-Life-Mass-EventsBishop Ricken will celebrate trilingual English, Spanish, Deaf/Hard of Hearing Respect Life Mass on pro-life Holy Day Feast of the Annunciation and International Day of the Unborn Child.

Event Contact - Celia McKee, Living Justice Department:
(920) 272-8271 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

April 4, 2017 | I've Been Nominated for the Pastoral Council, Now What? Webinar

I've Been Nominated for the Pastoral Council Now What?Choose the time for a webinar for those nominated or considering the possibility of serving on the parish pastoral council. Good refresher or overview for those serving on their pastoral council.

Event Contact - Patty Young, Stewardship & Pastoral Services
(920) 272-8295 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

April 5, 2017 | Roots of the Mass | Greenleaf

The Jewish and Early Christian Roots of the MassAt the Passover meal the night before Jesus' Passion and death He transformed the celebration into a new Christian rite we know as the Mass.

Location: Greenleaf
Registration - Maria Garcia: (920) 272-8304 | 1-877-500-3580 ext. 8276 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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April 7, 2017 | Girlfriends in God | De Pere

Girlfriends in God | April 7, 2017Journey to Holy Week with women of all ages by reflecting on the last believers at the cross and the first ones to the tomb and sharing in the faith and strength of these women of Holy Week.

Event Contact - Maria Garcia, Department of New Evangelization: (920) 272-8276
or toll-free 877-500-3580, ext. 8276 | email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

April 7-8, 2017 | Care Ministry Coordinator Facilitator Training | Green Bay

care-ministry-eventTraining for one-on-one lay, parish-based, pastoral caregiving to those facing various challenging life situations. Participants must attend both days of training.

Event Contact - Mary Armbrust:
(920) 272-8300 or (920) 272-8295 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

April 8, 2017 | Day of Reflection for Survivors of Sexual Abuse | De Pere

Safe Environment Journey of Hope 2017Bishop David Ricken invites you to a day of reflection for survivors of sexual abuse, friends of survivors and other caring persons at St. Norbert Abbey's Norbertine Center for Spirituality.

Event Contact - Deacon Dan Wagnitz, Diocesan Safe Environment Coordinator:
(920) 272-8174 | 1-877-270-8174 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

April 17, 2017 | On the Same Page | Green Bay

On the Same PageHow can parents, parish leaders, and educators pass on the faith to youth? Learn which practices work best for youth to receive the faith and how adults can use these principles.

Location: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Green Bay
Registration - Maria Garcia: (920) 272-8304 | 1-877-500-3580 ext. 8276 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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April 20, 2017 | When Mom or Dad Depend on You! | Flintville

When Mom Or Dad Depend on YouAdult children caring for their elderly parents at home will learn practical considerations for such care and a spiritual context in which to view the seasons of life.

Locations: SS. Edward & Isidore, Flintville
Registration - Maria Garcia: (920) 272-8304 | 1-877-500-3580 ext. 8276 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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April 24, 25, 2017 | Prayer Service for Healing | White Lake, Appleton

Prayer Service for Healing with Bishop David RickenBishop David Ricken invites you to a Prayer Service for Healing as we pray for all who are in need of healing from the Church, especially those affected by sexual abuse.

Event Contact - Deacon Dan Wagnitz, Diocesan Safe Environment Coordinator:
(920) 272-8174 | 1-877-270-8174 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

April 25, Aug. 22, 2017 | New Parish/Diocesan Employee Orientation | Green Bay

New Employee Orientation logoOrientation for all Parish and Diocese of Green Bay employees who are new to working for the church. Priests and longer term employees are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Event Contacts - Deb Hohensee:
(920) 272-8286 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

April 26 | Catholic-Lutheran Reformation 500th Anniversary Symposium | Appleton

Catholic Lutheran Reformation 500th SymposiumRev. Don McCoid, former bishop, ELCA Southwestern Pennsylvania Synod, and Auxiliary Bishop-Emeritus Richard Sklba of Milwaukee will lead symposium for clergy and pastoral leaders.

Event Contact - Jennie Huettl, Ministry Formation Department:
(920) 272-8316 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it | Registration deadline: April 14

 


 

April 29, 2017 | Spring Morning of Reflection | Sacred Suffering | Green Bay

Sacred SufferingThe Very Rev. John Girotti and Mary Armbrust will present a morning of prayerful reflection for those who minister to the seriously ill and dying on the loving Presence of God in our suffering.

Event Contact - Patty Young or Tracy Granius, Department of Stewardship &
Pastoral Services:
(920) 272-8312 | 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8312

 


 

May 11, 2017 | Diocesan Stewardship Day 2017 | De Pere

Stewardship Day 2017Tracy Welliver will use practical examples and inspiring insights to show how Jesus calls us everyday to lives of stewardship and discipleship. Plus numerous workshops.

Event Contacts - Mary Ann Otto, Department of Stewardship & Pastoral Services:
(920) 272-8301 or 1-877-500-3580 ext. 8301 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

May 18, 2017 | Catholic Charities Gala | Green Bay | Save the Date

Catholic Charities GalaJoin Bishop David Ricken at the Fourth Annual Catholic Charities Gala at the Hyatt Regency Green Bay for a night of faith, fellowship and entertainment while supporting Catholic Charities.

Event Contact - Theodore Phernetton, Director of Catholic Charities:
(920) 272-8234 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

October 24, 2017 | Leadership Convocation 2017 | Save the Date

Leadership Convocation 2017 LogoLeadership from throughout the Diocese is invited to participate in this day of learning and spiritual growth featuring keynote addresses and breakout sessions on numerous topics.

Event Contact - Mary Ann Otto, Department of Stewardship & Pastoral Services:
(920) 272-8301 or 1-877-500-3580 ext. 8301 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

Sept 9, 2017 | You're the Chair Workshop | Webinars Sept 11, 12, 14 | Save the Date!

You're the Chair Workshop LogoFor new and continuing Chairpersons or anyone interested in becoming a Parish Pastoral Council or Finance Council chairperson.

Event Contact - Tracy Granius, Stewardship & Pastoral Services:
(920) 272-8312 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 


 

Sept. 24-Oct. 5, 2017 | The Compass Pilgrimage | Armagh, Knock, Dublin

Kylemore AbbeyJoin Bishop Ricken and Julianne Stanz for a 12-day pilgrimage to the Marian Shrine of Knock, ancient monastic ruins, Galway, Cliffs of Moher, the Ring of Kerry, Tipperary, Dublin, and more.

Event Contact - Amy Kawula, Advertising & Marketing Manager of The Compass:
(920) 272-8212 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

Sept. 30, 2017 | Trustee Boot Camp | Webinars Sept. 25 & 26, 2017 | Save the Date!

Trustee Boot Camp logoNew and experienced trustees will learn about their role and responsibilities, state/canon laws, and Diocesan policy.

Event Contact - Deb Wegner-Hohensee, Stewardship & Pastoral Services:
(920) 272-8295 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it