LAUREN ROACH CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF Fans eagerly snacked on fresh popcorn while players rekindled their free throws and crossovers on the court to the tune of “Old Town Road.” The familiar sounds of people chatting and basketballs pounding the creaky hardwood filled the Saint Francis de Sales Seminary gymnasium with a buzzing excitement Friday, Nov. […]
LAUREN ROACH CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF I sat down with Joe Livaudais inside a Dunkin Donuts. The orange walls barely warmed the room from the October chill, but the coffee shop was buzzing with downtown Milwaukee residents and students filing in for their afternoon caffeine fill. As Livaudais raised a small Divine Mercy prayer card for […]
LARRY HANSON CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF While she was waiting for other players and sizing up a putt at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison during the opening round of the WIAA girls state golf tournament on Monday, Oct. 14, Catholic Memorial senior Meredith Boos saw a snake that she said she thought, “looked cold.” […]
Girls Division 1 Wednesday, Oct. 30, Center Court, Waukesha 5:30 p.m. matches Burlington Catholic vs. St. Mary Visitation St. Anthony/St. Joan vs. St. Joseph Wauwatosa/St. Agnes St. Jude vs. All Saints (Red) Milwaukee Montessori vs. St. Francis Borgia St. Monica (Red) vs. St. Boniface Christ King vs. St. Lucy St. Robert vs. Holy Apostles Holy […]
LAUREN ROACH CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF For the immigrant and refugee community, basic information — like how to fill out claim forms or apply for citizenship — is buried under clunky legal jargon. The complexities of immigration law make tax code look user-friendly, lawyers joke. For Barbara Graham and her team at the Refugee and Immigration […]
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF As the pastor of St. Mary Parish in Hales Corners, Fr. Brian Mason is the spiritual shepherd of 10,500 souls. He also heads a staff of 14 people and, with Principal Maria Schramm, oversees a school of almost 400 students. Being at the helm of such a large operation, “it’s […]
LAUREN ROACH CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF Before launching into the last series of the performance, conductor Yaniv Dinur turned back to the Pius XI High School students assembled in the field house and, like an entertaining story-teller, said, “It’s very dramatic,” as he launched the orchestra baton-first into “Duel of the Fates” from The Phantom Menace […]
KAREN MAHONEY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD Working for STAFF electric, Diego Torres installs electrical systems in new home construction. He enjoys working outside, electricity and learns something new each day. He is learning on the job and fulfilling a need among the trade industry for qualified professionals. The recent Messmer Catholic High School graduate […]
For more than 20 years, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee has held an Annual Asian Pacific Unity Day celebrating the diversity of our local Catholic Church.
When the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) released its list of 10 candidates to be president and vice president for the next three years, Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki’s name was on it.