KAREN MAHONEY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD Working for STAFF electric, Diego Torres installs electrical systems in new home construction. He enjoys working outside, electricity and learns something new each day. He is learning on the job and fulfilling a need among the trade industry for qualified professionals. The recent Messmer Catholic High School graduate […]
For more than 20 years, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee has held an Annual Asian Pacific Unity Day celebrating the diversity of our local Catholic Church.
When the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) released its list of 10 candidates to be president and vice president for the next three years, Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki’s name was on it.
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF On Tuesday, Oct. 8, Maureen Michaels’ long years of work coordinating the twinning relationship between her parish of St. Anthony on the Lake in Pewaukee and Santissimo Sacramento Parish in Piura, Peru, were recognized with a Vatican II Award for Service to the Missions. But Michaels feels that the best […]
LARRY HANSON CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF It’s apparent Jon Greenberg took heed of the lessons on servant leadership during his Catholic upbringing and education. The team president of the Milwaukee Admirals hockey team since April 2005, Greenberg can be seen completing all kinds of tasks that help make things run smoothly for the city’s American Hockey […]
KAREN MAHONEY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD The difference an ultrasound machine makes can be the difference between a mother in a crisis pregnancy keeping or aborting her baby. It is difficult to deny the humanity of a preborn baby when confronted with a tiny face, nose, heart and 10 little fingers and toes. Ultrasound […]
LAUREN ROACH CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF Women’s Care Center employs a secular business model with a Catholic heart, Board Chairman Tom Linn explained. The 16 dedicated staff members pump the lifeblood of counseling and care into the two Milwaukee locations, which are equipped with state-of-the-art, medical-grade ultrasound technology, generously donated by the Knights of Columbus, and […]
KAREN MAHONEY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD National and international Catholic Evangelist Justin Fatica, executive director of Hard as Nails Ministries provides a new means of evangelization that focuses on caring for others by accompanying them in their suffering. Since 2002, he and 42 missionaries have traveled nationally and internationally, speaking at thousands of events, […]
LAUREN ROACH CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF Sr. Alice Thepouthay tipped back in her chair, threw her hands up and laughed. In 1984, the pastor at St. Michael’s Congregation in Milwaukee took Sr. Alice, a sister of charity of St. Joan of Antida, to survey a station wagon which was clearly too big — she drew out […]
LAUREN ROACH Catholic Herald Staff Five years ago Cristo Rey High School opened its doors near the intersection of National Ave. and Miller Park Way to students and families on the South side of Milwaukee. As enrollment grew faster than other network schools in the country, Andy Stith, President of Cristo Rey, along with the […]