LARRY HANSON CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF St. Teresa of Avila has always been a strong influence of the small Dodge County community of Theresa (population 1,262 in 2010). The parish (St. Theresa) with 170 families was named after her. The first three baptisms in the parish were recorded by Fr. Casper Rehrl (who served from 1855-63) […]
LARRY HANSON CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF “The beautiful church in the middle of nowhere.” That’s how Fr. Tom Biersack has heard St. Andrew Parish in the unincorporated town of LeRoy referred to. It’s not that he objects. Despite being embedded deeply in the rural area of Dodge County, the parish, or more specifically the gorgeous building […]
LARRY HANSON CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF Fr. Antony Primal Tomas may be thousands of miles away from his homeland in India, but he says he has found a suitable replacement in Racine. He took over as pastor of St. Richard of Chichester Parish a little more than a month ago. “I’ve known this parish for a […]
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 […]
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.
When Fr. Fred Alexander became the administrator at St. Florian Parish in West Milwaukee on Nov. 1, he went about seeking input from his parishioners on what they were seeking and what they were interested in.
Founded in 1846, St. Catherine started as a mission church and still has its cemetery in neighboring Rock County, in the Diocese of Madison. The church is located in Sharon, Wisconsin.
“Love God. Love Others. Transform Our World” is the mission statement of Holy Apostles in New Berlin, where the parish is building a new welcome center it hopes to open in June.
St. Robert Bellarmine, located in Union Grove, Wisconsin, held its first Masses in the offices of the local Wisconsin Bell Phone Company in 1965.
Holy Family in Fond du Lac grew out of the merger of six parishes in the early 2000s. It is now the largest parish in the 10-county region of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.