As public and private schools all over the state of Wisconsin have closed their doors indefinitely to slow the spread of COVID-19, teachers have had to adapt quickly to an online model of instruction.
So what should we make of an empty cathedral, especially on the holiest week of the Church’s liturgical calendar? Can a sea of vacant seats ever be anything other than ominous, tragic even?
St. Thomas More High School has announced that the school’s virtual auction event and one-day online fundraising campaign has raised more than $180,000 to support school operations and student scholarships.
Our current pandemic is in many ways very different from the lethal influenza of 1918. But the experience of quarantine is the same, at least for us here in Milwaukee.
Typically, Anna Nuzzo would be leading parish missions around the country during these weeks through Divine Mercy Sunday. However, due to the coronavirus outbreak, all have been canceled. Nuzzo has used this situation to work on her fifth original music album.
Dcn. Steve Kramer had planned to host a “Come and See” information session on April 18. It was designed to be an informal meeting where anyone could come in and ask about anything related to feeling called. Since the pandemic cancelled gatherings, Sacred Heart Communications Director Monica Misey interviewed Dcn. Kramer, to bring the Come and See to you.
We are living in unusual season commandeered by COVID-19, which has exposed the limitation of human progress and capacity. It also forced us to face this challenge together as a common threat to humanity across national boundaries, political stripes, race or culture.
Cassandra Abarca, a sophomore at Alverno College, has been selected to the 2020-21 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows.
Fr. Ricardo Martin has embraced the use of technology during the coronavirus pandemic.
What the Ledgers lived was a 5-1 victory over Northland Pines on the morning of March 7 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison in the WIAA Division 2 championship game. The victory concluded the Ledgers’ 24-3-2 season that included a run of outscoring their five playoff opponents 34-3.