LARRY HANSON CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF On the morning of Jan. 4, 1971, Reiny Follmann was startled from his sleep at 2:40 a.m. when a freak lightning storm happened during a snowstorm. He lived 2 miles southeast of St. Michael Parish, where he is now a trustee, but didn’t look up at the church. “I heard […]
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.
The Sunday after Pentecost is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity — it is a celebration of the great mystery of God in our lives.
A listing of parish festivals around the archdiocese this summer and fall.
Holy Name of Jesus, St. Clement and St. Dominic (added two years ago) make up a three-parish multi community known as the Sheboygan North Parishes.