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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

  • My Catholic Witness

    My name is Jessica Enstad and I’m a junior at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point (UWSP) majoring in child, youth and family studies. I’m a runner, I have a passion to work with children, and I value time with family and friends. Most importantly though, I am Catholic. Although I grew up in […] The post My Catholic Witness appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • Pregnancy Resource Centers: Pro-Woman, Pro-Life.

    In the Diocese of La Crosse, expectant mothers are treated with respect, sensitivity and kindness at our pregnancy resource centers. These centers provide pregnancy tests, personal mentoring and help women with the practical needs of pregnancy and child care (baby clothes, diapers, etc.). They offer support for maternity care, offer women referrals to community aid […] The post Pregnancy Resource Centers: Pro-Woman, Pro-Life. appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • We March for Life

    “Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” ~ It’s a Wonderful Life “Clarence” I grew up in Newport News, Virginia, and, as a teenager, I was not a very good driver. In 1991, after one minor traffic violation too many, […] The post We March for Life appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse. […]

  • 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. […]