Wisconsin Rapids Deanery

of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin

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The Wisconsin Rapids Deanery consists of 12 parishes in south Wood County and Adams County in central Wisconsin.

The 19-county Diocese of La Crosse is organized into 13 deaneries.

Minutes from the Deanery Pastoral Council, April 24, 2014

Aug. 24

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Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

St. Philip Church in Rudolph will host a celebration for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Monday, Sept. 8.

Mass will be celebrated at 6 p.m. followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, a Eucharistic Procession to the Grotto Gardens, Rosary, Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Benediction. Birthday cake and ice cream will conclude the celebration.

For more information, contact the Marian Center at 715-424-6279, www.mariancenterforpeace.org or Facebook/pages/Marian-Center-for-Peace.


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Bishop Callahan's radio program

"Connecting the Diocese" is Bishop William Callahan's new radio program, which airs on the Relevant Radio stations in the Diocese of La Crosse. The program airs at 9 a.m. Fridays, with rebroadcasts at 10 a.m. Saturdays and noon on Sundays.

Relevant Radio stations in the Diocese of La Crosse:
  Wisconsin Rapids 93.9 FM WMMA
  Wausau 92.9 FM WYNW
  La Crosse 1570 AM WKBH
  Eau Claire 1050 AM WDVM    

To listen to archived programs, click here.

Father Joseph Walijewski Legacy Guild

Bishop William Callahan has officially opened the cause for beatification and canonization for Fr. Joseph Walijewski, who died in 2006. Fr. Joe, a priest of the Diocese of La Crosse, spent most of his ministry serving the missions in Bolivia and Peru.

Learn more about the life of Fr. Joe, and see how you can help further his cause for sainthood. Click here for the Father Joseph Walijewski Legacy Guild website.

Bishop Callahan's prayer for Fr. Joe's beatification and canonization

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration

At the Marian Center for Peace on the grounds of SS. Peter and Paul Parish, 241 Apricot St., Wisconsin Rapids.
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Fr. John SteinerVery Rev. John Steiner, Dean

St. Vincent de Paul Church
820 13th St. S., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Phone: 715-423-2111   Email: stvin@wctc.net

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