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Our office coordinates the intellectual, pastoral and spiritual formation of deacon  candidates and lay persons.

Permanent Deacon Ordination 2016

The Diaconate Ordination of Mark A. Grunwald, Michael E. Horgan, Richard A. Letto, Michael J. Maher, Gregory J. Power and Donald C. Tully took place Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 10:30 am at St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral in La Crosse, WI.

 

Catholic Life Articles

  • Patrick Madrid at Men of the Cross 2018!

    Men of the Cross Conference 2018 is pleased to include Patrick Madrid as one of the speakers. Patrick has been a popular speaker on the Catholic lecture circuit for the past 30 years. During that time, he has presented thousands of seminars on Catholic themes, in English and Spanish, at parishes, conferences, and at universities […] The post Patrick Madrid at Men of the Cross 2018! appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • Following a calling

    Time, talent and treasure – gifts from God. We all have something in every one of these areas that we can draw on, gifts to not only help our parish, but also help others. Kathy Herfel, a parishioner at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Mondovi, is a splendid example of stewarding her gifts. A […] The post Following a calling appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • Maintain my Church

    William (Bill) F. Crogan answers the call at St. Bridget Parish in Ettrick   William (Bill) Crogan is the person one contacts when something needs to be fixed, maintained, modified or constructed at St. Bridget Parish in Ettrick. He would rather repair something than replace it with new. Bill adopted an attitude from his grandfather, […] The post Maintain my Church appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • Working for the vocations of tomorrow

    Since its founding in 1957, the Wisconsin Rapids Serra Club has had many remarkable members. Among them is 100-year-old Al Habel, who has generously given of his time, talent and treasure for the past 60 years. He has contributed countless hours during our fundraisers and meetings and, until recently, was the club historian. He dedicates […] The post Working for the vocations of tomorrow appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • Ordination 2018

    The Diocese of La Crosse celebrates the gift of Father Kyle and Father Barry to the priesthood On June 30 at 10 a.m., Deacon Kyle Laylan and Deacon Barry Saylor were ordained into the priesthood of Jesus Christ. The Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman in La Crosse was filled with family, friends, classmates and […] The post Ordination 2018 appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]