Saturday, July 28, 2018

Bruce Arnold, Archdiocese of Milwaukee restructuring and the RFRA, August 3rd 2018

Our monthly First Friday Mass and Meeting is August 3rd.

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). The celebrant will be Fr. Brad Krawczyk. 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).

Our August speaker is Attorney Bruce Arnold. Bruce is a partner at Husch Blackwell LLP. Among his many accomplishments, Bruce guided the Archdiocese of Milwaukee through a multiyear restructuring process involving questions of first impression under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Limited complimentary visitor parking is available in the Eckstein Hall underground parking structure, 11th Street level, between Wisconsin Avenue and Clybourn Street. The parking system that requires 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.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Anne Haines 'Respect Life Director for Urban Ministry' June 1st 2018

Our monthly First Friday Mass and Meeting is June 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 University Law School). The celebrant will be our co-chaplain, Fr. Tom DeVries.

After the Mass we will have a gathering with light breakfast (suggested donation $4.00). Our speaker is Anne Haines, the Respect Life Director for Urban Ministry at Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Anne has a Bachelor’s in Philosophy and History from the University of Wisconsin, and a Masters in Theology from Cardinal Stritch University. She previously served as the Director of Faith Formation at Pius XI Catholic High School. We look forward to hearing about Anne’s current ministry.

Limited complimentary visitor parking is available in the Eckstein Hall underground parking structure, 11th Street level, between Wisconsin Avenue and Clybourn Street. The parking system that requires 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.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Nicole Renouard 'Centro Legal' May 4th 2018

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

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). The celebrant will be our co-chaplain, Fr. Paul Hartmann. 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).

Our April speaker is Nicole Renouard, the Executive Director of Centro Legal. Centro Legal provides free and low-cost legal services for individuals and families in Milwaukee County. It serves a diverse group of clients in family law and criminal misdemeanor defense cases.

Limited complimentary visitor parking is available in the Eckstein Hall underground parking structure, 11th Street level, between Wisconsin Avenue and Clybourn Street. The parking system that requires 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.

Friday, April 27, 2018

'Working With Our Neighbors' May 17th 2018

'Working With Our Neighbors', the Southeast Wisconsin Reentry Employment Expo, will be held Thursday, May 17, 2018, 8:00 am - 4:00 PM (stop in anytime) at the Cousins Center, 3501 South Lake Drive, Milwaukee,

"Having trouble finding your next employee? Workforce is the #1 concern of business owners throughout the state. This free event will help your business connect with resources that help formerly incarcerated individuals successfully re-enter the workforce. Wisconsin’s unemployment rate has dipped below 3% resulting in the lowest recorded unemployment rate in the state’s history. A recent employer survey conducted by Manpower indicated that Wisconsin employers projected one of the highest job growth rates in the nation for 2018.

"Businesses and HR professionals are invited to this new, no-cost networking event to learn how to successfully employ our previously incarcerated citizens. Agencies preparing ex- offenders to succeed in the workplace will be on hand to answer your questions and explain why your business - and your community - will benefit when you hire returning citizens."
Register at Eventbrite.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

'The Universal Church and Particular Churches', August 7th-8th 2018

"The Universal Church and Particular Churches" is the theme of this year's Speculum Iustitiae Conference for Canon & Civil Lawyers, August 7th-8th, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadelupe in La Crosse.

Here is information on Registration, and the Schedule.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

William J. Hudson 'St. Francis de Sales Seminary' April 6th 2018

Our monthly First Friday Mass and Meeting is April 6th.

As usual, Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 a.m. in the Chapel of St. Edmund Campion, located on the 4th floor of Eckstein Hall. Our celebrant will be our co-chaplain, Fr. Tom DeVries. We are, as always, grateful to Marquette University Law School for providing us with this prayerful and welcoming venue.

After the Mass we will have a gathering with light breakfast and a speaker. Our April speaker is Mr. William J. Hudson, Director of Admissions for St. Francis de Sales Seminary and Associate Director of Vocations and Formation for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Mr. Hudson grew up in Kansas, has an undergraduate degree in Theology and Philosophy from Benedictine College in Kansas, and received a Masters in Theological Studies from Boston College. While at Benedictine College, he met his wife Jenna. They have been married for two and half years, live in Slinger, and have two girls: Maria (22 months) and Margaret Mary (3 months). Mr. Hudson will tell us a little about what he does for the Seminary and the Archdiocese, and give us some updates about the seminary, the vocations office, and the state of vocations in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

Limited complimentary visitor parking is available in the Eckstein Hall underground parking structure, 11th Street level, between Wisconsin Avenue and Clybourn. There is a 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. You will be given instructions.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Watch for New Medicare Cards

Kate Schilling, Legal Services Manager for Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources Inc., posted this Tip of the Month at the State Bar of Wisconsin Public Interest Law Section Blog.

"The new Medicare number will be a unique, randomly assigned number with a combination of numbers and uppercase letters. A sample of the new card design was released to the public in September 2017.

"New Medicare cards will be mailed out, state by state, to Medicare beneficiaries between April 2018 and December 2019. The cards will be mailed to beneficiaries in Wisconsin after June 2018."