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Upcoming Events

State of the Diocese Webinar

Tuesday, May 10th from 6:30 PM to 8 PM

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Webinar Archive

Parish WebinarThe Effect of the Pandemic on Our Parishes

Tuesday, February 15th at 1:30 PM

document February 15 2022 Parish Webinar Slides (274 KB)

CLICK HERE to link to The Surrender Novena introduced by Bishop Ricken in the webinar

November 11th, 2021 - Priests, Pastoral Leaders, Staff, Trustees & Council Members Webinar

Documents Referenced in this webinar:

  pdf Happy Holidays from Catholic Mutual - November 2021 (167 KB)

August 11th, 2021 - Priests, Pastoral Leaders, Staff, Trustees & Council Members Webinar

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 - 1:30 PM  | Webinar for Parishes 

Documents Referenced in this webinar:
Reconnect To Inspire Parish Resources Page

COVID Dashboard
pdf Revised Liturgical Guidelines for the COVID-19 Pandemic (60 KB)
pdf Parish Events - Picnic Guidelines (25 KB)
pdf Parish Restart Plan Grid (27 KB) (Updated 5-25-21)
pdf School Guidebook to Reopen (437 KB) (Updated 5-25-21)

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 - 1:30 PM  | Webinar for Parishes - Preparing for Holy Week and the Easter Season

Documents Referenced in this webinar:

Restart Plan Grid for Parish Office and Activities  (Updated 3/9/21)

pdf 2021 - March Update - Mass Attendance by Vicariate (434 KB)

pdf 2021 - March Update - Offertory by Vicariate (417 KB)

Video Link -  OSV Talks - Dan Cellucci - What If They Don't Come Back?

document March 8 Webinar PowerPoint: Parish Re-engagement Outreach and Hospitality (937 KB)

 Calling for Prayers (1.79 MB)  | PowerPoint resource to introduce and outline reassons and methods for calling outreach in parishes

 Phone Script (113 KB) | Helpful tool to startup a calling outreach in your parish -- No need to start from scratch

 Calling for Prayers Log Template (225 KB | Tool to help record call information and track calls for follow up by parish staff and others

 Prayer Request Sheet (31 KB) | Simple document which can be used to track and respond to prayer requests

 Hospitality During a Pandemic 1 (30 KB) | Practical questions to ask and ideas to build up hospitality in our time

 Hospitality During a Pandemic 2 (91 KB | PowerPoint resource to ask similar questions and grow hospitality in parishes

 7 Qualities Handout  (2.22 MB)  | Straightforward, practical outline of key aspects of raising up effective pastoral leaders

Thursday, January 21st, 2021 at 1:30 PM - Preparing for Lent & Other Current Topics

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Links & Documents Referenced in the Following Livestream Event:

COVID 19 Dashboard

spreadsheet January 2021 Payroll Protection Plan Test Workpaper (11 KB)

pdf January 2021 Payroll Protection Plan Application Form (387 KB)

CDC Disinfecting Information Link

Link to Office of Divine Worship

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at 1:30 PM - Reconnect To Inspire Livestream Event: Preparing for Advent & Christmas 2020

Documents referenced during the livestream:

spreadsheet Christmas Advent Calendar 2020 (2.19 MB)

document COVID Dashboard Document - October 12, 2020 (310 KB)

Permissions Link from the USCCB

pdf Holiday Fire Prevention Safety PDF (290 KB)

pdf Fire Prevention Safety Christmas PDF (184 KB)

Any documents referred to in the event will be posted here just prior to the livestream event. Thank you.

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Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at 1:30 PM - Reconnect To Inspire Livestream Event

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Documents to be referenced during the livestream:

Return of the Sunday Obligation Decree  - pdf English (204 KB)  | pdf Español (60 KB)

pdf Phased Restart Plan Grid (Updated September 2020) (35 KB)

Guidelines Public Masses with the Reinstatement of the Sunday Obligation

document Bulletin Pulpit Announcements (15 KB)

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 - Reconnect To Inspire Check-In Livestream Event

Members of the diocesan Curia and Mission Leadership Roundtable participated in a webinar aimed at sharing timely information with parishes about our current diocesan response to national and international events. The focus of this panel discussion will be: "Stabilizing, Accompanying & Re-engaging the Next Step in our Journey of Discipleship".  Topics addressed will include but is not limited to parish finances, online giving, workforce adjustments, safety protocols, parish councils, parish operations, liturgical updates, reengaging Catholic schools, and faith formation.

Documents which referenced during the livestream:

pdf COVID 19 Scenario Grid (60 KB)

  pdf Parish Statements related to COVID Exposures (68 KB)

Note: There is no document about current policies regarding weddings and funerals in the diocese. If you have any questions about this, please reach out to Shaun Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you. God bless.

Tuesday, June 9th - Reconnect To Inspire Support Webinar

In this webinar, support was provided for priests, pastoral leaders, parish staff and parish leadership to cover PPP reconciliation, parish workforce adjustments, parish and parish office re-engagement, as well as last minute liturgical items before the June 13th launch of public Masses integral to Phase II. 

The following documents were resources referenced in this webinar:

pdf Guidelines for Returning to Parish Offices and Activities (62 KB)

pdf Parish Re-Opening Summary - June 2020 (17 KB)

pdf Parishes Restart Grid - June 2020 (35 KB)

pdf Diocesan Workforce Guidance - July & August 2020 (193 KB)

pdf Cleaning Procedures Checklist - June 2020 (15 KB)

spreadsheet PPP Grant Application - Sample Presentation June 2020 (44 KB)

pdf Cares Program Webinar 3 Loan to Grant - June 2020 (94 KB)

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 - Phase II Rollout Webinar

The following documents were referenced during this webinar and are available here for you to download:

document Diocese of Green Bay Phases for Returning To Mass (14 KB)

document General Guidelines for Phase II (21 KB)

document Safety Protocol Checklist for Phase II Guidelines (16 KB)

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 - Parishes in Transition Support Webinar

This webinar was presented specifically support those parishes experiencing a transition in leadership. This webinar was facilitated by Fr. Luke Ferris.

Download links for documents that were used in this webinar:

pdf Navigating Pastoral Transitions (304 KB)

pdf Helping Parish Communities Through Change (58 KB)

pdf Transition Parish Checklist (215 KB)

pdf Trust (174 KB)

Links to videos shown prior to webinar - Josh Finch Music Video  |  Be Not Afraid by Salt + Light

Thursday, May 14th, 2020 - Session 7

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Document downloads for this session:

CARES Resources Document

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 - Session 6

Spiritual, Pastoral and Liturgical Support Panel Discussion - Questions, Concerns and Materials for Safer-at-Home Through May 26th

Supporting Documents & Resources from this webinar:

pdf Emergency Order #31 - Badger Bounce Back (868 KB)

pdf Badger Bounce Back - Overview (403 KB)

pdf The Four Phases of Human Caused Disaster Response (50 KB)

pdf April 28 2020 Pastoral and Outreach Resource Links (29 KB)

April 21st, 2020 | Panel Discussion - Session 5

document April 21 2020 Panel Discussion Webinar PowerPoint (268 KB)

April 7th, 2020 | Panel Discussion - Session 4

April 2nd, 2020 | Panel Discussion Archive | Session 3 

March 26th, 2020 | Panel Discussion Archive | Session 2 

March 19th, 2020 | Panel Discussion Archive | Session 1