LAUREN ROACH CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF Joy and prayer are staples of any charismatic meeting, and this weekend’s conference was no exception. Extended hands claimed postures of praise and talks proclaimed the transformative power of God in the Sacraments at the “Empowered: Refreshed, Renewed, Restored” Charismatic Conference held at Mary Mother of the Church Pastoral Center […]
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF If you’re a Catholic woman, you probably fall into one of three groups when it comes to NFP. Group one: you don’t know what those letters stand for. Maybe you’re not married, maybe you’ve never thought about family size, maybe you’re just not interested in any of it. Group two: […]
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 […]
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.
Every student in Cristo Rey Jesuit High School’s inaugural graduation class of 2019 is the first in their family to go to college. Each was accepted into at least two four-year-universities and, collectively, the class has earned more than $3.5 million in institutional scholarships and grants toward college education.