Witnessing to Life, Truth and Love in a Hostile World

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman | La Crosse
$10/ for students, teachers, and school administrators

“In the world you have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world” – John 16:33

Keynote Speaker 

Fr. Paul Check, Executive Director of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

  • Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps for 9 years prior to entering seminary
  • Ordained a priest of the Diocese of Bridgeport, CT in 1997
  • Executive Director of Courage International from 2008-2016, presenting the Church’s teaching on homosexuality and her pastoral response
  • Taught moral theology to St. Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta for 12 years
  • Has taught regularly for the Augustine Institute, and for FOCUS


6:00 pm – White Mass celebrated by Bishop William Patrick Callahan – Annual celebration in which the faithful honor Catholic healthcare professionals
7:00 pm – Banquet
7:45 pm – Presentation

For more information: Christopher Ruff 608-791-0161
or Stephen Pavela, MD 608-788-5052