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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]