COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF For some families, as soon as the announcement was made that public Mass would be resumed on Pentecost Sunday, there was no question that they would do everything possible to attend. “We missed our home away from home for the past 11 weeks,” said Holly Machi, a parishioner at St. […]
KAREN MAHONEY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD Dr. Rick Voell, a retiring teacher from St. Lawrence Seminary High School, said he will miss the sense of community between students, teachers and staff the most, which was one of the high points of his 20 years at the boarding school located in Mount Calvary. “The care, […]
KAREN MAHONEY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which has a mission to feed, clothe, house and restore individuals and families in need has had to respond with extraordinary responsiveness in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Without interruption, the charitable organization has adapted its services to federal and state […]
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF What made you decide to go into masonry? I was born on a farm, and I did outside work all my life; so it more or less led me to the construction field. I didn’t like farming. My father passed away at a young age; so I would have […]
FESSAHAYE MEBRAHTU SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD The objective of the article is to open a dialogue, addressing the systemic roots of U.S. racism and discrimination, eating up America’s soul from the inside out. Social uprising erupts every generation like what is unfolding before our eyes. The COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affecting the people of color […]
On Pentecost weekend, the Catholic lay community of southeastern Wisconsin come out from their place of hiding.
For many, the death of George Floyd is a call to action, a summons to confront systemic racism in the United States once and for all.
It was the first public Mass the archbishop had celebrated in the Cathedral since March, when he suspended public worship in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee to protect the faithful from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nicholas Black Elk’s Catholic faith that is the highlight of a new documentary to be shown at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 14, on WISN-12.
American communities tended to attract like-minded folks; that phenomenon has also become a major problem for our society today.