Browsing the 2020 archive of Messages from Monsignor

Corpus Christi Procession

Posted by Emily Perret on 6/23/20

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 on 6/10/20

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 on 6/09/20

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 on 6/02/20

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 on 6/02/20

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 »