ABIGAIL SPRINGSTEEN SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD On Saturday, July 11, the School Sisters of St. Francis’ “Sister Water Beer Garden in a Box” fundraiser drew patrons from throughout the archdiocese who wanted to support the sisters’ efforts to provide access to clean water around the world. The congregation’s Mission Advancement Office wanted to build […]
KAREN MAHONEY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD In times of crisis, good information is essential. With that in mind, Ascension Healthcare System has launched “Good Day Ascension,” a podcast dedicated to informing the community about health issues. In this series, host Rosie Ford speaks with Ascension associates about healthcare, their individual roles and how what […]
The prophet Micah lived in the eighth century B.C., and was a contemporary of the prophets Isaiah, Amos and Hosea. He was from the Judean lowlands, from the village of Moresheth. His teachings centered on themes of social justice and the impending Assyrian invasion. Micah confronted the injustices of his time and those who exploited […]
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF With parishes beginning to schedule their postponed celebrations of First Communion and confirmation, chances are there is a young person in your life who deserves a gift to commemorate one of these sacraments. If you’re still uneasy about going into a store, we’ve got good news — most of our […]
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF When did you first feel a call to the diaconate? The feelings I had to become a deacon started probably in the mid 1980s. I was raised Lutheran and I stayed Lutheran until 1979. I married a Catholic woman — but it was 12 years after we got married […]
CALLIE GAY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD You attended Messmer High School. What do you remember most about your high school days? Catholic high school was really the dream of my parents. They wanted me to grow up with a strong Catholic foundation, and after moving around a lot, coming to Milwaukee, and Messmer […]
On July 13, the Biking For Babies riders, called missionaries, set out from their respective cities with the aim to renew a culture of life with every mile they travel.
This summer has been a time of growing consciousness of the racial prejudices in our society and culture, in our very selves.
The Milwaukee Catholic Herald earned high praise from the Catholic Press Association earlier this month, including a major national award. The Catholic Herald won first place for Best Newspaper-Weekly Diocesan Newspaper in the category for publications with circulation of 25,000 or less. The judges’ comments for the Herald’s submission, which included coverage of the Archdiocese […]
We asked Pat Bollen, manager of the gift shop at the Basilica and National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians at Holy Hill, to share some ideas for the perfect First Communion or confirmation gift.