Location: St. Martin de Porres Parish, 128 W Burleigh St, Milwaukee, WI 53212
St. Martin de Porres Parish is hosting “Hope does not disappoint as we deal with life’s struggles” a revival with Fr. Chester Smith, SVD, Indianapolis. Fr. Smith is one of three missionary priests that make up the Bowman-Francis Ministry Project. The Bowman-Francis Ministry Project was founded in 1993 by the Society of Divine Word to serve the Black Catholic Diaspora.
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 1927 N. Fourth St., Milwaukee, WI 53212
Attend a free organ recital that will showcase St. Francis of Assisi Parish’s historic 1885 Schuelke pipe organ, one of only two mechanical-action Schuelke organs still in use! Featuring organist Veronica Fregoso, organist and music director of Saints Cyril and Methodius and Saint Maximilian Kolbe Parishes as well as one of the organists at Saint Anthony Parish, Milwaukee. Ms. Fregoso is a member of the American Guild of Organists and the Organ Historical Society. Also, she is a part-time professor at Mount Mary University. The Wisconsin Chapter of the Organ Historical Society and the Milwaukee Chapter of American Guild of Organists will be hosting this free recital.
Location: 1702 W. Walnut Street Milwaukee, WI 53205 - 414.933.1300
Help Milwaukee’s Poor this holiday season. Organize a food drive to benefit Milwaukee's central city families. The House of Peace distributes 2,000 food boxes including turkeys or hams at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 1927 N. Fourth Street, Milwaukee WI, 53212
St. Francis of Assisi Parish will be offering a monthly Blessing of the Sick Service, celebrated for many years in Detroit in commemoration of Venerable Fr. Solanus Casey, OFM Capuchin.
The Blessing of the Sick Service addresses the widespread need for many kinds of healing in people’s lives. It will incorporate Scripture, prayers of intercession and thanksgiving, a blessing with a relic of the True Cross, and Communion. This Blessing has ancient roots in the Church, dating back to the 6th century abbot, Saint Maurus.