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

 


 

April 28, 2017 | Child Abuse Prevention Month Mass | Green Bay

National Child Abuse Prevention MonthJoin Bishop David Ricken for Child Abuse Prevention Month Mass at 11:30 a.m. April 28, 2017, in St. Joseph Chapel on the diocesan campus. All are invited.

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 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 6, 2017 | Birthmother Retreat | Milwaukee

Birthmothers RetreatCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay will partner with Catholic Charities of the Dioceses of La Crosse, Madison, and Milwaukee to host a birthmother retreat.

Event Contact - Cassandra Krueger, Catholic Charities:
at (920) 680-1407 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

May 10-12, 2017 | Catholic Evangelization Studies Course III | Manitowoc

Catholic Evangelization Studies CourseFurther deepening of theology, spirituality, and pastoral tasks of forming disciples in the new evangelization. Students must have taken CES I and II to participate in CES III.

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

 


 

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 13, 2017 | Ordinations to the Order of Deacon | Green Bay

DeaconsBishop David Ricken will ordain Thomas Gritton, Robert Hornacek, Mark Knipp, Paul Vidmar and Thomas Tomaszewski as deacons at 10:00 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Green Bay.

Event Contact - Deacon Anthony Abts | Director of the Diaconate and Ministry Formation:
(920) 272-8290 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8290 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 


 

May 15-17, 2017 | Catholic Evangelization Studies Course II | Manitowoc

Catholic Evangelization Studies CourseFurther deepening of theology, spirituality, and pastoral tasks of forming disciples in the new evangelization. Students must have taken CES I to participate in CES II.

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

 


 

May 18, 2017 | New Evangelization Network | 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

 


 

May 18, 2017 | Inspiring Disciples on the Way | De Pere

Inspiring Disciples On The WayFr. Dan Felton will explain where we're going with Alpha, how it fits into Disciples on the Way, and suggestions on what parishes can do after Alpha, along with four breakout sessions.

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

 

 


 

May 18, 2017 | Catholic Charities Gala | Green Bay

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

 


 

May 21, 2017 | Ordinations as Transitional Deacons | Green Bay

Transitional Deacon OrdinationBishop David Ricken will ordain Kyle Sladek and Jose Lopez Vargas as transitional deacons at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 21, in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 140 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay.

Event Contact - Fr. Daniel Schuster | Director of Vocation:
(920) 272-8293 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8293 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

June 6, 2017 | Spalding Golf Outing | Oneida

Catholic Charities Golf OutingPlay golf and share fellowship at the Catholic Charities 25th Annual Spalding Golf Outing, Thornberry Creek at Oneida, while supporting Catholic Charities programs and endowment.

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

 


 

June 19-22, 2017 | Retreat for Priests of the Diocese of Green Bay | Green Lake

Fr Simeon Gallagher, OFM CapFr. Simeon Gallagher, OFM Cap, director of the Preaching Ministry Office of the Mid-America Province of the Capuchin Order, will direct the annual retreat for priests.

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

 


 

July 1, 2017 | Ordinations to Priesthood | De Pere

Priesthood Ordination Stained GlassBishop David Ricken will ordain Rev. Mr. Adam Bradley, Rev. Mr. Mark Mleziva, Rev. Mr. Matthew Rappl, Rev. Mr. Jon Thorsen, and Rev. Mr. Zachary Weber to the priesthood.

Event Contact - Fr. Daniel Schuster | Director of Vocation:
(920) 272-8293 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8293 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

July 6-9, 2017 | Lifest 2017 | Sunnyview Expo Center, Oshkosh

Lifest 2017Join the Diocese of Green Bay at Sunnyview Expo Center at Christian music festival for family activities, and Mass with the Very Rev. Daniel Felton, plus more than 150 acts on six stages!

Event Contact - Amy Kawula, Advertising & Marketing Manager of The Compass:
(920) 272-8212 | 1-877-500-3580 ext. 8212 | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

July 31-August 2, 2017 | Catholic Evangelization Studies Course I | Manitowoc

Catholic Evangelization Studies CourseForms disciples of Jesus Christ who can embrace the spiritual, theological, and pastoral tasks of the New Evangelization by developing habits of prayer, and how to articulate it.

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

 


 

August 22, 2017 | New Parish/Diocesan Employee Orientation | Green Bay

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

 


 

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

   

 


 

October 24, 2017 | Discipleship Seminar 2017 | Save the Date

Leadership Convocation 2017 LogoThe seminar will provide an opportunity for Parish Leadership to get a common grounding in our understanding of the mission and vision of discipleship.

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