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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…

Thanksgiving Baskets

Please join the parishioners from our Family of Four Parishes as we strive to make Thanksgiving a time of joy for the families in our neighborhoods. We will be filling bags in the hopes of serving over 400 families this year. Bags and shopping lists will be distributed the weekends of October 29-30 and November 5-6. Simply take the bag and shopping…

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…

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…

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. In our giving, we join in their…

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…

JustFaith

How do we engage more compassionately with people on the margins? JustFaith is a mind- and heart-opening journey that invites participants to encounter the Spirit of Jesus in our midst, especially in the lives of people who are poor and vulnerable. It is an opportunity to honor the call of discipleship within God’s vision of justice and reconciliation. Everyone is welcome! Information…