Lent

Holy Week at Home

*Please refresh this page to make sure you are seeing the most recent updates.*   Palm Sunday Video Mass (via YouTube) Palm Sunday Order of Worship PDF Fr. Tim Talks about Faith and Hope During the Pandemic with Milwaukee Magazine Holy Week Resources from the Archdiocese Holy Week Full Schedule at the Cathedral (This page…

Lenten Almsgiving 2020

Tikkun Ha-Ir (which means “Repair the City” in Hebrew) is an alliance of Jewish congregations working together to help address hunger and homelessness in Milwaukee. Tikkun Ha-Ir Milwaukee has been working in the food justice and rescue space for almost a decade and has been running Veggie Chop Shop (VCS) since 2015. They have developed…

Lent 2020: Journey to the Holy Land with our Jewish Brothers and Sisters

75 years after the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, our world continues to be plagued by acts of blatant antisemitism.  In a recent address, Pope Francis reminded women and men of goodwill that “indifference is not admissible and memory is a must.” As a family of four parishes in Milwaukee, our Lenten journey is…

Building Hope – Habitat for Humanity

Lenten Almsgiving Project This Lent, our family of four parishes partnered with Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity and we have raised over $60,000! We are working with a family to help build a house in memory of long-time Habitat volunteer and parishioner, Mike Moran. Mike served with Habitat for 25 years and died this past fall.…

Lenten Music Reflections Part 3

Encounter – Share the Journey “Praise and Honor to you our Lord Jesus Christ” The tune of this year’s Lenten Gospel Acclamation is a Latin Kyrie.  Many of you will recognize the tune. My hope is that this acclamation brings beautiful history of our Catholic tradition to life again – the Gregorian chant and the…

Lenten Music Reflections Part 2

Encounter – Share the Journey Part 2 “Pan de Vida” When selecting songs for the Communion procession the church tells us to look for texts that have “themes of joy, wonder, unity, gratitude and praise…. It is also appropriate to select a Communion processional song that reflects the liturgical action, i.e. eating and drink the…

Lenten Music Reflections Part 1

Encounter – Share the Journey Our Lenten ‘theme’ has been on my mind for a while now as I prayed about and prepared the music for Lent.  While planning music that would draw us into the spirit of the season of Lent with our more traditional Lenten hymns and songs, I also wanted to select…

Live as Children of Light – Lent 2017

Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule The 2017 Lenten season begins March 1 with the observance of Ash Wednesday. Masses with the distribution of ashes are celebrated at 8:30 am at Holy Rosary (with Catholic East Elementary), 12:00 pm at St. Rita, and 6:00 pm at Holy Rosary. Click to view all Ash Wednesday masses in our Family…

Arise Parish Mission and Lenten Retreat

We are excited to be trying something totally new for our four-parish family this winter! Instead of our traditional three-night Lenten Mission, we will be hosting an inspiring Arise Parish Mission right before Lent begins, to help all of us enter into our Lenten journey with prayerful hearts. This Parish Mission will be followed by…