In 1980, just one day after urging El Salvador’s military to terminate a series of cruelties that would inflame a 12-year civil war in his impoverished country, Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot dead while celebrating Mass.
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF If all the scandal that had ever plagued the Archdiocese of Milwaukee over its 175-year history were compared to a hurricane, there can be little doubt which of those 175 years would serve as the storm’s eye. It was only days into January 2002 that the Boston Globe’s coverage of […]
Those various threads of “Catholicisms” combine to form a vivid tapestry of cultural and faith traditions in southeastern Wisconsin — one which continues to be a work in progress.
The Messmer St. Rose School has completed a major renovation project in time for the 2018-19 school year.
Tony Arenas lays in the arms of his wife, Melissa, while awaiting surgery. Tony received a double lung transplant in October of 2015. (Submitted photo)
Even though the official celebrations marking the 175th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee won’t begin for several months, organizers are hard at work behind the scenes preparing for a year of special events – and they’re in need of a few (literal) boots on the ground to help out. Marcy Stone, Soles for Catholic […]
The Schoenstatt Retreat Center in Waukesha was built by the Schoenstatt sisters in 1969.
Due to low arrival numbers in the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is discontinuing a number of its Migration and Refugee Services Reception and Placement programs across the country. As a result, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee is ending its resettlement program. Catholic Charities has provided […]
Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Racine unveiled two new paintings during the June 8 celebration of the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
This trip focused on encountering the people and communities of faith.