Tuesday, January 26, 2016

St. Stanislaus in Milwaukee celebrates 150 years in 2016

2016 marks the 150th anniversary of Saint Stanislaus Parish, on the South Side of Milwaukee. Various events are planned in September to mark the joyful occasion. The parish has seen a lot of changes over the years. It started off as the center of life for Milwaukee’s Polish immigrant community. Then, from the ’60s though the ’90s, it saw a precipitous decline in members, to the point that many were considering how much longer it would be open. That was then.
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2 comments:

  1. I always watch John McGivern on PBS and his Wisconsin show. At one time I would have that it was dorky but I really like it - wish I lived there.

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  2. This is probably the only parish in the Archdiocese that is growing larger.

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