Gather in Joy Livestream
Today, Thursday, October 21st, hundreds of individuals from throughout the Diocese of Green Bay will gather at the Resch Expo to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. For those who are not able to attend in person, we are providing a livestream of today's event at www.gbdioc.org/GatherInJoy. Please pray with us from wherever you are. Come, Holy Spirit, Come!
Opening Mass for the Synod on Synodality
On Sunday, October 17th, 2021, the Catholic Church embarked on a worldwide discussion – as requested by Pope Francis – on synodality. Locally, this process began with a Mass celebrated by Bishop David L. Ricken at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Green Bay. We invite you to listen to the proclamation of the Gospel and homily in the video posted here. More information about the Synod on Synodality can be found at
Congress Is About to Vote on the Most Radical Abortion Bill of All Time
The so-called “Women’s Health Protection Act” (
popular pro-life laws at every level of government—the federal, state, and local level—would be on the chopping block. This includes parental notification for minor girls, informed consent, and health or safety protections for abortion facilities.
You can find more information about this bill and other Pro-Life Information and Resources at
Sunday Mass with Bishop David Ricken on WFRV Local 5
For those unable to attend Mass in-person right now, please advise there is a NEW TIME for the Mass - Every Sunday at 7:30 AM. All are invited to tune in every Sunday morning to WFRV-Channel 5 and pray with us from wherever you are!
Support Earthquake Relief Efforts in Haiti
Our prayers are with those who have lost loved ones, homes and businesses due to the massive earthquake and subsequent storms that have devastated so many of our brothers and sisters in Haiti. Please consider donating to the
The obligation to attend Sunday Mass has been reinstated effective August 15, 2021
Bishop David Ricken invites the faithful to keep the Lord's Day holy by returning to Mass and receiving the greatest gift Jesus gave to His Church: The Eucharist.
The Greatest Gift by Bishop Ricken: Part I
The Greatest Gift by Bishop Ricken: Part II
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Diocese of Green Bay Press Releases
- September 28, 2021 | Catholic Schools See Increased Enrollment for 2021-2022
- September 17, 2021 | Statement of Wisconsin Bishops on welcoming Afghan refugees
- August 20, 2021 | Statement of the Catholic Bishops of Wisconsin on COVID-19 Vaccination and the Protection of Conscience
- July 27, 2021 | Guidance re-shared as Catholic schools prepare for fall return