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Notes from Monsignor

Notes from Monsignor

Corpus Christi Procession

Posted by Emily Perret

Dear Parishioners, 

Sunday, June 14, we celebrated The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Corpus Christi with a Corpus Christi Procession, a tradition that dates back over 700 years. Corpus Christi is a preeminent celebration of the real Presence of Our Lord--Body, Blood, Soul, and ... Read More »

Commissioned Oil Paintings

Posted by Emily Perret

Henry Wingate, the artist working on the four commissioned oil paintings for our sanctuary, brought his two initial actual-size sketches to St. Mary Parish to see how they would look. Fr. John Burns, who began this project, along with Msgr. Ross Shecterle, Fr. Andrew Linn, our Directors of Music ... Read More »

Daily Mass Beginning

Posted by Emily Perret

Last week the Archdiocese updated the Catholic Comeback, allowing parishes to offer up to two Masses during the week. These Masses will be limited to 50 people.

Daily Masses will begin Wednesday, June 10 at 8 a.m. 

St. Mary will offer Mass on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8 a.m.

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Catholic Comeback

Posted by Emily Perret

Dear Parishioners,  Good news! The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in which the faithful may attend will resume with limited participation on the weekend of May 30 and 31! The Archdiocese of Milwaukee has given detailed guidelines for a three-phased approach to returning to parish operations and ministry.  In ... Read More »

Celebrating the Mass ad orientem

Posted by Emily Perret

Dear Parishioners,

To more fully encounter Jesus Christ celebrating our Saturday morning Mass each weekend ad orientem, as well as a few throughout the year on Sunday's. That is, the priest and congregation facing toward “the east”, where the Lord will come at the end of time. The posture of the ... Read More »

Corpus Christi Procession

Posted by Clare LoCoco

Maybe you’re finally getting around to putting away those Easter decorations, but we all still have cause to celebrate! Even though the holy season of Easter does end this weekend with the Solemnity of Pentecost, our sacred celebrations do not end! Following next weekend (Solemnity of the Most Holy ... Read More »

St. Mary's New Associate Pastor: Fr. Andrew Linn

Posted by Clare LoCoco

Dear Parishioners,

A Blessed Palm Sunday to you all—  and a Blessed Holy Week! I hope you are able to enter into this sacred time with a reverent spirit.

A few weeks back, I announced that the Archbishop had requested the reassignment of Fr. Rick Wendell.

This Sunday, I ... Read More »

Lenten Penance + Receiving the Eucharist // 3.31.19

Posted by Clare LoCoco

It is better to confess one’s sins than to harden one’s heart. — Pope Saint Clement I, 1st Century

Dear Parishioners,

As you are all aware, Lent is a disciplined season of repentance, a time for us to reflect on our lives and examine the ways that we choose ... Read More »

Fr. Rick, God's Blessings In Your New Assignment // 3.24.19

Posted by Clare LoCoco

This past Monday, Fr. Rick met with the Vicar for Clergy and was told that the Archbishop has asked him to be reassigned in June. The actual assignment is unknown at this time, yet it will be announced when all clergy assignments are posted in May. We wish him ... Read More »

Sunday, March 17, 2019 - "Exciting New Updates"

Posted by Clare LoCoco

Dear Parishioners,

As Catholics, we recognize the True Presence of Our Lord in the Eucharist, but as humans, we occasionally need help to get into the “holy mindset” for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. How is this accomplished? How do we learn to focus upon the Divine, when ... Read More »