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, Jan. 23, 2014|
|Communal penance services for Lent|
|TUE||March 11||6:30 pm||St. Philip||Rudolph|
|WED||March 12||6:30 pm||St. Lawrence||Wis. Rapids|
|WED||March 19||6:30 pm||St. Joachim||Pittsville|
|TUE||April 1||6:30 pm||Sacred Heart||Nekoosa|
|WED||April 2||6:30 pm||St. Alexander||Port Edwards|
|TUE||April 8||6:30 pm||Our Lady Queen of Heaven||Wis. Rapids|
|WED||April 9||10 am-noon||Assumption HS & MS||Wis. Rapids|
|WED||April 9||6:30 pm||St. Vincent de Paul||Wis. Rapids|
|THU||April 10||6:30 pm||SS. Peter & Paul||Wis. Rapids|
March 9 -- Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion, 3 p.m. at St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral, La Crosse. This is for the catechumens who are to receive the Sacraments of Initiation this Easter and for the candidates who are to be received into the full communion of the Roman Catholic Church.
March 13 -- First anniversary of Pope Francis' papacy
March 16 -- Mass to mark the first anniversary of the opening of the cause of Beatification and Canonization of Father Joseph Walijewski. The 10:30 a.m. Mass will be at St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral in La Crosse. Bishop William Callahan will be the principal celebrant.
April 13 -- Palm Sunday
April 15 -- Chrism Mass, 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral, La Crosse.
April 17 -- Holy Thursday
April 18 -- Good Friday
April 19 -- Easter Vigil
April 20 -- Easter Sunday
April 27 -- Confirmation, noon at Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Wisconsin Rapids; including St. Lawrence, Wisconsin Rapids; St. Vincent de Paul, Wisconsin Rapids; St. Philip, Rudolph; Sacred Heart, Nekoosa; St. Alexander, Port Edwards; Holy Rosary, Sigel; St. Joachim, Pittsville; and St. James, Vesper.
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.
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
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.
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration
Very Rev. John Steiner, Dean
St. Vincent de Paul Church
820 13th St. S., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Phone: 715-423-2111 Email: email@example.com
To submit an item for the deanery calendar, email: RapidsDeanery@charter.net