Two Minute Teachings from December, 2020

History of St. Francis Parish: Origins of the Capuchins in Milwaukee

1885 proved to be a great year for additions to the church. I mentioned a couple of weeks ago about the addition and dedication of the organ in September of 1885. Just prior to that in July, Archbishop Michael Heiss came to...

History of St. Francis Parish: Origins of the Capuchins in Milwaukee, Part 5

The building frenzy begun at St. Francis spread beyond the confines of the parish. Fr. Anthony Rottensteiner became pastor of St. Francis in 1878 and was asked to build a new church for the Capuchins on Bluemound Road across...