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, Sept. 25, 2014

First Sunday of Advent Nov. 30
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Advent resources from the
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Monday, Dec. 8: Holy Day of Obligation
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Please check parish bulletins for Mass schedules




Feast of Our Lady
of Guadalupe


The Marian Center for Peace invites you to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Friday, Dec. 12, at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, Wisconsin Rapids.

The evening will include: confessions offered in both English and Spanish at 6 p.m.; a concert by Lincoln High School Mariachi Band at 6:15 p.m.; a procession, group serenade and veneration of the relic image of Our Lady of Guadalupe at 6:40 p.m.; a bilingual Mass celebrated by Fr. John Swing at 7 p.m.; and a fiesta to conclude the evening.

For more information: 715-424-6279; www.mariancenterforpeace.org; 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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Very Rev. James Altman, Dean

SS. Peter & Paul Church
1150 2nd St. N., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Phone: 715-423-1351   Email: sspeter_paul@hotmail.com

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