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Advent and Christmas Season

Join our Family of Five Parishes for a season of hope and anticipation as we await and then celebrate the birth of our Lord. Advent can be such a beautiful, prayerful season that can help us slow down and focus on Jesus. Looking for ideas? A few recommended by our staff: For adults:Advent Reflections from Bishop BarronBusted Halo Advent CalendarBest Advent Ever…

Support Catholic East at the Catholic Schools Walk

On Saturday, October 22, Catholic East will be hosting the Catholic Schools Walk at Lake Park! We will be celebrating Catholic education and raising money for our school. We are asking students, families, alumni, educators, parishioners and local residents to lace up your walking shoes and join us for an afternoon of faith and fitness. Community members and supporters are invited to…

Little Way Outreach Encounter

A few months ago, after visiting one of our shut-ins who I haven’t seen in over a year, my heart was filled with many emotions. I went to the nearest adoration chapel, turning everything over to our Lord. He enlightened my heart profoundly, helping me see the beauty in these simple visits. I have always had a great devotion to St. Theresa…

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 tradition to remember all who have died.…

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 a journey to grow in our understanding…

Community Gardens

Community Gardening – All Are Welcome! Spring means it’s time to think about gardening! The Community Garden at St. Rita will begin its ninth season and the Garden at St. Casimir will be starting its fourth season. Last season we provided over 2,126 pounds of organically grown produce for the Riverwest Food Pantry (1,245 pounds from the St. Rita garden and over…

Community Gardens 2016 Season Begins

Community Gardening – All Are Welcome! Spring means it’s time to think about gardening! The Community Garden at St. Rita will begin its eighth season and the Garden at St. Casimir will be starting its third season. Last season we provided over 2,222 pounds of produce for the Riverwest Food Pantry (1,222 pounds from the St. Rita garden and over 1,000 pounds from the St. Casimir…