When Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio emerged as the new worldwide leader of the Roman Catholic Church, there were many stories about him, including that one of his best friends from Argentina was a rabbi.
The CSA raises millions of dollars each year to support ministry in four main areas.
St. Monica Parish, founded in 1923, now celebrates Mass in a building that was once the biggest in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, seating 1,200 people.
On the day-to-day level, Elaine Shanebrook’s 40-year career in estate law involved a lot of the minutiae that one would expect — wills, trusts, advance directives, tax regulations.
Sitting on separate cots in the toasty room at the Capuchin Community Services’ St. Ben’s Community Meal Warming Center, 924 W. State St., on Tuesday, Jan. 29, both were grateful to get out of the frigid air.
Just after confessions began the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Basilica of St. Josaphat, staff at the visitor’s center noticed a small group of men in the lower church who had come in to use the restroom.
Editor’s Note: Because of an incorrect file, the listings that appeared in the Jan. 24 issue of the Catholic Herald were incorrect. The following is the updated listing. CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOLS BURLINGTON Catholic Central High School 262-763-1510 www.cchsnet.org Fax: 262-763-1509 148 McHenry St., Burlington, 53105 Prin: Bonnie Scholz, email@example.com Campus Min: Margot Hayes, firstname.lastname@example.org; Beth […]
BISHOP RICHARD J. SKLBA In mid-December every year, the Wisconsin Council of Churches sponsors a two-day gathering for folks called “Denominational Leaders.” It is labeled an annual “retreat,” in the sense of providing a brief opportunity to step away from one’s desk, mail and phone, as well as daily responsibilities and worries. The focus is […]
Those various threads of “Catholicisms” combine to form a vivid tapestry of cultural and faith traditions in southeastern Wisconsin — one which continues to be a work in progress.
Even though the official celebrations marking the 175th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee won’t begin for several months, organizers are hard at work behind the scenes preparing for a year of special events – and they’re in need of a few (literal) boots on the ground to help out. Marcy Stone, Soles for Catholic […]