• A celebration of memories – St. Boniface Parish marks 150 years

    Though the Village of Waumandee, population 46, is just a speck on the map, this year’s celebration of the sesquicentennial of St. Boniface Parish is a testament to the importance of faith, family values and the practice of the golden rule in this rural farming community. Since 1867, and even many years before, the people [… […]

  • St. Anthony Spirituality Center — reconnecting with God

    St. Anthony Spirituality Center in Marathon City is a place of peace. This piece of heaven on earth is a place to rest, relax and re-energize. Most importantly, it is a place to reconnect with God. Deacon Bryan Hilts, executive director of St. Anthony Spirituality Center, explains the importance of the retreat center: “Often in [… […]

  • St. Joseph Parish and St. Kevin Parish Merge to form Guardian Angel Parish In Black River Falls

    From the angels painted on the ceiling over the altar, to the sweet cherub-like faces of the children attending Mass at St. Joseph Church in Black River Falls on Saturday July 1, 2017, it was clear there were angels surrounding the day’s events. St. Joseph Parish in Black River Falls and St. Kevin Parish in [… […]

  • 100 years music sown from faith, family and heritage

    Catherine Warnecke plays the organ at St. Wenceslaus Church in Milladore. She and her mother, Ludmilla Benish, have played the organ at Mass for a combined total of 100 years. St. Wenceslaus Parish in Milladore Liturgical music has been a well-known part of the Catholic Mass for 2,000 years. But the continuation of sacred music [… […]

  • Honoring our Past … Providing for our future

    Notre Dame Parish in Chippewa Falls Mother church of the Chippewa Valley completes major renovation From a 16-foot x 18-foot log structure to a magnificent stone house of worship sitting atop a hill towering over the city, the Church of Notre Dame has maintained a commanding presence in Chippewa Falls since 1856. Built in 1872 [… […]

  • Sacred Heart Parish Celebrates a Centennial of Faith

    It was 100 years ago that Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish was established to serve the growing community of Marshfield, Wis.  A century later, the faith of its parishioners continues to thrive as a celebration of their past and belief in their future to shine in the hearts of many. From parishioners who were born [… […]

  • Sacred Heart Parish celebrates centennial milestone

    By: Sharon Sliwka MARSHFIELD – It was 100 years ago that Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish was established to serve the growing community of Marshfield, Wisc.  A century later, the faith of its parishioners continues to shine as a celebration of their past and belief in their future. The commemoration began with Mass celebrated by [… […]

  • Saint Alexander Parish 75th Anniversary

    Parishioners of Saint Alexander Parish in Port Edwards celebrated their 75th anniversary Mass on Sunday, June 5th, with over 200 parish members in attendance.  Mass Celebrant was Bishop William Patrick Callahan of the Diocese of La Crosse and concelebrated by Father John Swing, current pastor, and Fr. Rex Zimmerman, former pastor, and assisted by Deacon [… […]

  • The little school that could: Celebrating 125 Years of Catholic education in Menomonie

    By Father James Kurzynski Pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Menomonie Catholic schools are a staple in the life of the Church, especially because our educators are tasked with teaching the future generation of Catholics. But a Catholic school is so much more than teaching reading and writing. Via the children, a whole community forms. [… […]