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Lent 2021

Lent 2021: Possibility of Encounter As we anticipate with hope the relaxing of social distancing measures due to the pandemic…as we reach out to those whose identity and experience may be different than our own, especially those who have been placed on the margins in our society…as we seek to know and love more intimately…

Community Ministry Connection: Franciscan Peacemakers

Each month the Human Concerns Committee will highlight the work of a community organization doing outstanding ministry in the city of Milwaukee. Our first Community Ministry Connection for the month of February 2021 is Franciscan Peacemakers. Mission Franciscan Peacemakers connects women survivors of sexual exploitation to safe housing, meaningful work and a healing network of…

Parish Suspends Use of David Haas Music

November, 2020 Dear Parishioners, Recently we were made aware that over 40 allegations of sexual misconduct, spread out over many years, have been made against David Haas, a Catholic composer. After much discussion and prayer, it is our decision as your parish Music Ministers, with the full support of our Priests and Pastoral Associate, to…

McCarrick Report Statement

“And Jesus wept.” (John 11:35) Dear Friends, This past Tuesday, the Vatican released the long awaited report on “the Holy See’s institutional knowledge and decision-making related to former Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick.” The former Cardinal McCarrick had previously served as Bishop of the Dioceses of Metuchen and Newark in New Jersey, and then later was…

Mass Fellowships

Mass Fellowships that have been requested from November 19 – December 11, 2020: + Maria Faraciano by Mary Vicini + Santo Alioto by Mary Vicini + Joseph D’Amato by Mary Vicini + Joseph Zaffiro by Pat Suminski For Pat & Tom Pintar by Julianna Ksicinski + Pat Catalano by Tony & Lena Zingale + Rose…

All Souls Remembrance

“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” The Church, from its beginning, has always honored with great respect the memory of the dead.  We believe that the ties of friendship and affection which knit us as one throughout our lives do not unravel with death. It’s been our…

The New St. Rita Church

Mass Begins July 25 We are happy to announce that beginning July 25, 2021 Three Holy Women’s 10:30 am Sunday Mass will be celebrated in the new St. Rita Church! Interview with Fr. Tim at St. Rita Milwaukee Food & City Tours interviewed Fr. Tim at St. Rita Church on February 13, 2021. Check it…