In the Sept. 5 issue, the Catholic Herald will put the spotlight on Catholic-owned or run businesses in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
When Jesus said in the Gospels, “I came so that they might have life and have it more abundantly” (John 10:10), St. John Paul II and G. K. Chesterton made proclaiming this truth their life mission — a mission which the Chesterton Schools Network shares. Inspired by the examples of these two greatly learned and […]
KAREN MAHONEY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD Nearly 50 years after pulling tiny, perfectly formed bodies of aborted babies from a formalin-laden bucket, Dr. Russell Sacco, 83, an Oregon urologist and founding member of Oregon Right to Life, has died of cancer. He is survived by Elizabeth, his wife of 58 years, four children and […]
LAUREN ROACH CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF Fessahaye Mebrahtu comes from a “very strong family, deep in their faith.” Originally from Eritrea in Africa, he immigrated to the Unites States when he was 24 and holds almost as many master’s degrees as roles he has served within the Church. He has joined the Intercultural Ministry staff at […]
LARRY HANSON CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF On the morning of Jan. 4, 1971, Reiny Follmann was startled from his sleep at 2:40 a.m. when a freak lightning storm happened during a snowstorm. He lived 2 miles southeast of St. Michael Parish, where he is now a trustee, but didn’t look up at the church. “I heard […]
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF As Franciscan women, the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi (OSF) embrace a life of simplicity. Since their founding in 1849 on the shores of Lake Michigan, their charism ministering to those in material, physical or spiritual need manifests itself in the joyful austerity of their day-to-day life — doing […]
CALLIE GAY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD Christ is at the center of every part of Andrea Garcia’s life. As she was preparing to graduate from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago in 2014, she prayed and asked him what her next move should be. She was planning to enter an engineering program, and […]
KAREN MAHONEY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD A recent study by the Brookings Institution found that Milwaukee is the most racially segregated metro area in the United States. It seems appropriate then, more than 50 years after Fr. James Groppi led marches to push for fair housing legislation, that Black Catholic leaders in the area […]
This year, Ballpark Day of Faith will be held June 23 as the Milwaukee Brewers take on the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park.
It’s true of every organization’s first years — and it’s likewise true for Seton — the beginning has been a period of tough challenges and profound learning moments. It’s been three years of teachers and principals stepping outside their comfort zones. It’s been three years of developing answers to problems that are ever-evolving and ever-deepening in their complexity.