Ripon’s welcoming reputation also extends to its large church community which, for Catholics, began as St. Patrick’s Parish in 1883.
It’s a church community blessed with a rich history dating back to the earliest Irish immigrants in the 1800s and all the way to its modern footprint.
St. John XXIII Parish is a thriving church community rich in history and tradition as it serves its congregation in Port Washington and Saukville.
St. Dominic was established as a parish in 1956 by Archbishop Albert Meyer with the purpose of serving Catholics in Brookfield and Menomonee Falls.
Going to St. Eugene feels like coming home.
“I really think of St. Mary’s Visitation as a light shining in the darkness,” Fr. Peter Berger said.
Besides being a vibrant, active parish, St. Matthias serves hundreds of people a year through donated sleeping bags and a food pantry.
As it is with every church, charting the course for the future is an ongoing focus at Immaculate Conception in Bay View.