Monday, October 2, 2017

First Friday Mass October 6th 2017

Our monthly First Friday Mass is October 6th (the morning after this year's Red Mass event).

Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 A.M. in the Chapel of St. Edmund Campion, located on the 4th floor of Eckstein Hall (Marquette U niversity Law School). We will not have an after-Mass breakfast or speaker.

There are new parking instructions, per Marquette. Limited complimentary visitor parking is available in the Eckstein Hall underground parking structure, 11th Street level, between Wisconsin Avenue and Clybourn. The new parking system that will require two tickets to exit. Enter the lot, pull a ticket, and find an open parking space. Once parked, follow signs to the elevator. Take the elevator to the main floor, which opens to the foyer, and go to the Welcome Desk to get your "chaser" ticket so that you will not have to pay for parking when exiting. In other words, for free parking, when you exit you will need both the ticket you pulled when you entered and the "chaser" ticket the Welcome Desk gave you.

See our Calendar for a complete listing of upcoming events.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Red Mass, and Reception with featured speaker Robert Shafer, October 5th 2017

This year's Red Mass will take place Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 812 North Jackson Street, Milwaukee. The procession of judges will precede the Mass celebrated by the Most Reverend Jerome E. Listecki, Archbishop of Milwaukee, and concelebrated by the Very Reverend Timothy Kitzke and Reverends Thomas DeVries, Phillip Bogacki and Cliff Ermatinger.

Following Mass we will have a dinner and program at the Milwaukee Athletic Club. Our keynote speaker will be Ambassador Robert L. Shafer, Permanent Deputy Observer to the United Nations, on behalf of the Order of Malta. Ambassador Shafer, a native of Wisconsin, will address humanitarian relief efforts the Order coordinates with the United Nations, as well as shared efforts to combat human trafficking.

This year's Faithful Servant Award will be presented to Michael J. Gonring, Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee.

Reservations may be made online through Eventbrite.

We thank our table sponsors:


Order of Malta, American Association, U.S.A.

Monday, August 28, 2017

First Friday Mass September 1st 2017

Our monthly First Friday Mass is September 1st.

Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 A.M. in the Chapel of St. Edmund Campion, located on the 4th floor of Eckstein Hall (Marquette U niversity Law School). We will not have an after-Mass breakfast or speaker.

There are new parking instructions, per Marquette. Limited complimentary visitor parking is available in the Eckstein Hall underground parking structure, 11th Street level, between Wisconsin Avenue and Clybourn. The new parking system that will require two tickets to exit. Enter the lot, pull a ticket, and find an open parking space. Once parked, follow signs to the elevator. Take the elevator to the main floor, which opens to the foyer, and go to the Welcome Desk to get your "chaser" ticket so that you will not have to pay for parking when exiting. In other words, for free parking, when you exit you will need both the ticket you pulled when you entered and the "chaser" ticket the Welcome Desk gave you.

See our Calendar for a complete listing of upcoming events.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Dan McCarthy 'Milwaukee's Ten Year Plan to end homelessness' August 4th 2017

Our monthly First Friday Mass and Meeting is August 4th.

Our August speaker is Dan McCarthy, a development professional with Zilber Property Group, a knight in the Order of Malta, and also immediate Past President of The Cathedral Center Inc., an emergency shelter for women and families located in downtown Milwaukee. Dan will speak on Milwaukee's Ten Year Plan to eliminate homelessness. He will examine the key components of this strategic plan including the demographics of who is homeless in Milwaukee and the Plan's Four Pillars approach: (1) Prevention and Emergency Services, (2) Economic Support and Employment, (3) Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Support Services and (4) Permanent Housing. He will also discuss how one of the city's most successful shelters, The Cathedral Center, provides a safe environment for women and families while working to end homelessness, one life at a time.

Perhaps many of you already have volunteered at The Cathedral Center. Please consider joining us to hear from Mr. McCarthy, and bring a friend!

Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 A.M. in the Chapel of St. Edmund Campion, located on the 4th floor of Eckstein Hall (Marquette University Law School). Mass will be followed by our meeting and discussion from 8:00-9:00 A.M., which includes a continental breakfast (suggested donation $4.00). Parking is available in the Eckstein Hall underground parking structure. (Enter the lot, pull a ticket, and find an open parking space. Once parked, take the elevator to main floor, which opens to the foyer, and go to the welcome desk to get your parking ticket validated.)

Monday, May 29, 2017

Patrick Dean 'Wisconsin Grief Education Center' June 2nd 2017

Our monthly First Friday Mass and Meeting is June 2nd.

Our June speaker is Patrick Dean, M.Ed., Director of Grief Education Services for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Catholic Cemeteries division, and founder and Director of the Wisconsin Grief Education Center, Inc. Loss and grief touch us all at some point - please consider joining us to hear from Mr. Dean, who also serves as an instructor with the Marquette College of Nursing, and has trained clients at the Milwaukee Police Department training academy, parish bereavement ministries, hospices and Boys and Girls Clubs. Bring a friend!

Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 A.M. in the Chapel of St. Edmund Campion, located on the 4th floor of Eckstein Hall (Marquette University Law School). Mass will be followed by our meeting and discussion from 8:00-9:00 A.M., which includes a continental breakfast (suggested donation $4.00). Parking is available in the Eckstein Hall underground parking structure. (Enter the lot, pull a ticket, and find an open parking space. Once parked, take the elevator to main floor, which opens to the foyer, and go to the welcome desk to get your parking ticket validated.)

See our Calendar for a complete listing of upcoming events.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Memorial Day Service, May 29th 2017

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and Auxiliary

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Milwaukee’s Historic Calvary Cemetery, 5503 West Bluemound Road Outdoor Mass with Archbishop Jerome Listecki, Lt. Col. (USAR, ret.), Main Concelebrant, followed by a Patriotic Program:

  • Address by President Abraham Lincoln (Mr. Nicholas Bur)
  • Keynote Speaker: Mr. Jon Christensen, Vietnam War veteran (Sgt.), Milwaukee Vet Center Readjustment Counseling Therapist
  • Cannon firing by Cushing’s Battery A, 4th U.S. Artillery
  • First Brigade Band playing original Civil War instruments
  • Civil War musket salute
  • Rifle salute and Taps by American Legion Milwaukee Police Post #415

For more informaton, call (262) 782-0535 or email dcollins@wi.rr.com

In case of inclement weather, ceremonies will be held in St. Vincent Palloti Church at 5502 West Bluemound Road.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Dave Van Hecke '"Camino de Santiago" May 5th 2017

Our monthly First Friday Mass and Meeting is May 5, 2017.

This month's speaker is Dave Van Hecke. Dave and his wife Cecile are parents of four children and are members of St. Anthony of Padua parish in Milwaukee. Dave is a native Wisconsinite, and after obtaining a liberal arts degree from Magdalen College in New Hampshire, has worked in IT in the financial sector for 23 years. His talk, however, will not be about creating a better spreadsheet for your charitable donations. Instead, he and Cecile recently made the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage in Spain, and Dave will talk about the spiritual beauty, demands and benefits of such a pilgrimage. Dave promises that this will be an illustrated talk. Please come - and bring a friend!

Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 A.M. in the Chapel of St. Edmund Campion, located on the 4th floor of Eckstein Hall (Marquette University Law School). Mass will be followed by our meeting and discussion from 8:00-9:00 A.M., which includes a continental breakfast (suggested donation $4.00). Parking is available in the Eckstein Hall underground parking structure. (Enter the lot, pull a ticket, and find an open parking space. Once parked, take the elevator to main floor, which opens to the foyer, and go to the welcome desk to get your parking ticket validated.)

See our Calendar for a complete listing of upcoming events.