Welcome to the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, the seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee for over 150 years. The Cathedral is designed in an austere German style known as Zopfstil and built of Milwaukee brick. Since the laying of the cornerstone December 5, 1847, the exterior appearance has changed very little except Read More ...
Welcome to the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist!
Thank you for your interest in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. Whether you’re just visiting us for a brief time, looking for a new parish home, are returning to the practice of your Catholic faith or are interested in finding out more about the Catholic Church, we’re happy to have you here.
A parish is a community of believers and a spiritual family that is supportive and loving. It can be a place to grow spiritually, to put your faith in action, and to use our gifts of time and talent as disciples of Christ. We look forward to answering any questions you may have. In the meantime, please look through the resources we’ve made available here on our website!
Holy Day: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Opening of the Jubilee Year of Mercy)
Masses are celebrated at 7:45 am, 12: 15 pm and 5:15 pm. The unsealing of the Holy Doors and the beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy takes place at the 5:15 pm Mass, with Archbishop Jerome Listecki, presiding.
Masses for Christmas are celebrated at 5:15 pm (Christmas Eve, December 24), 12:00 midnight (with Choral Prelude beginning at 11:15 pm), 9:00 am and 11:00 am (Christmas Day, December 25).
Opportunities to Volunteer at the Cathedral
Cathedral parishioners and friends may volunteer to help with various events and projects at the Cathedral Parish by using the ivolunteer website. Please check the list regularly – since new opportunities are added on a regular basis. If you have any trouble using the system or need more information – please call Helen Gadbois at 414/276-9814, ext. 304 or dial direct: 414/238-2704. Thank you for your interest in being a volunteer at the Cathedral!