Here are a few examples of Heroes of Faith whose lives have intersected with the Diocese of La Crosse. Pray for their intercession and learn more about their ministry and lives by following the links provided.
- Born in Ellis, WI (East of Stevens Point)
- 2010 cause opened, 2019 declared blessed
- Feast day to be celebrated on February 13
- Sacred Heart Parish, Polonia Wisconsin
- Celebrating Blessed Brother James Miller
- Video on the life of Blessed James Miller
- Visit to the Gravesite of Blessed James Miller
- Homily from the Beatification Mass for Brother James Miller, December 7, 2019
Brother Miller Prayer Cards
- Helped bring the Church to the Iowa-Illinois-Wisconsin tri-state area. He founded a number of parishes in the area, and was the architect for Saint Gabriel Church in Prairie Du Chien.
- 1964 cause opened
- 1993 declared venerable
- Known as the “Snowshoe Priest,” he reestablished the Catholic Mission at La Point, WI
- 1973 cause opened
- 2010 declared venerable