St. Monica Parish, founded in 1923, now celebrates Mass in a building that was once the biggest in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, seating 1,200 people.
I have been part of the pro-life debate since my college and law school days, respectfully listening to those that defended the killing of the unborn.
On the day-to-day level, Elaine Shanebrook’s 40-year career in estate law involved a lot of the minutiae that one would expect — wills, trusts, advance directives, tax regulations.
Sitting on separate cots in the toasty room at the Capuchin Community Services’ St. Ben’s Community Meal Warming Center, 924 W. State St., on Tuesday, Jan. 29, both were grateful to get out of the frigid air.
One of my earliest memories is that of my mother taking my right hand and guiding it as I attempted to make the sign of the cross.
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF The element of personal witness — an invitation, a testimony, a conversation — can make all the difference for a young man who is discerning the will of God in his future. Just ask St. Andrew. In the Gospel of John, it is written that the very first thing this […]
In 1980, just one day after urging El Salvador’s military to terminate a series of cruelties that would inflame a 12-year civil war in his impoverished country, Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot dead while celebrating Mass.
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF If all the scandal that had ever plagued the Archdiocese of Milwaukee over its 175-year history were compared to a hurricane, there can be little doubt which of those 175 years would serve as the storm’s eye. It was only days into January 2002 that the Boston Globe’s coverage of […]
Those various threads of “Catholicisms” combine to form a vivid tapestry of cultural and faith traditions in southeastern Wisconsin — one which continues to be a work in progress.
MADELINE ZUKOWSKI CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF As the Archdiocese of Milwaukee kicks off its year-long celebration of the 175th anniversary of its founding, it’s going back to the roots of the faith by celebrating Mass. The Archdiocese of Milwaukee will celebrate an Opening Mass at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25 at the Cathedral of St. […]