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 […]
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Whatever our ethnic background, mother tongue or country of origin, as members of the Body of Christ, we all share in His Cross — and in the redemption purchased by His Blood. That was the message offered by Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki on Saturday, Sept. 14, as he celebrated Mass in the Mater Christi Chapel […]
LAUREN ROACH Catholic Herald Staff Most kids dream of escaping school for just a brief moment. Especially during the lunch hour, and definitely if the escape route features a limousine. For the students of St. John XXIII in Port Washington, this dream could become a reality if they meet the $60 individual fundraising goal for […]
LAUREN ROACH Catholic Herald Staff The Infants’ Memorial in the St. Francis Cemetery in Cedarburg depicts a mother holding a baby close, their bodies forming the shape of a heart. As Fr. Patrick Burns blessed the memorial Sept. 14, an errant sprinkle of holy water softly landed on the mother’s cheek, and for a brief […]
All are welcome to join the one-day clinic, held at North Division High School, 1011 W. Center St., Milwaukee, from 8 a.m. to 2 pm.
A familiar face has rejoined the staff of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Lydia LoCoco, who spearheaded the Nazareth Project more than a decade ago, was appointed as the first director of community relations for the archdiocese by Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki. She began her new role on July 8. “We want to be a neighbor […]
LAUREN ROACH Catholic Herald Staff She has a dream to learn how to read. She’s more than 65 years old, living in the Amani neighborhood of Milwaukee, and is a regular at the Dominican Center on Locust Street. Every week, she works with a volunteer tutor to strengthen her reading comprehension, but mostly, she comes […]
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ Catholic Herald Staff After three years of preparation, Phase II of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Plan for Hispanic Ministry will be revealed Sept. 14. Fr. Javier Bustus, Vicar for Hispanic Ministry in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, describes the plan as a comprehensive, collaborative approach to assessing and addressing the needs of the Hispanic Catholic […]