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Welcome to the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
The seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee for over 150 years.

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!

Our Mission:
We are a welcoming Eucharistic community committed to growing together as disciples of Jesus Christ. As both a parish and the Mother Church of the Archdiocese, we serve as a beacon of faith, a patron of the arts and a haven and advocate for people who are poor and marginalized.

Holy Hour of Prayer
Friday, October 25, 2019

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Vince Carr, organist on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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The Giving Waters/Las Aguas Generosas Reservoir Project
At La Sagrada Familia Parish in the Dominican Republic
Sister parish to the Cathedral of St John the Evangelist

When most people think of the Dominican Republic, they think of a tropical vacation destination.  But the reality is that the area where La Sagrada Familia parish, the sister church of the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, is located is very arid.  Many of the people living in the area are farmers, but many of them are subsistence farmers and cannot produce enough to market their products due to the arid .... click to read more about the project in a new tab

Please click "The Giving Water" photo to make a donation or visit this link.

Prayer Service - Love in Action

The tragic loss of lives in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio confront us with a terrible truth, states Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.  The terrible truth is that we can never again believe that mass shootings are an isolated exception.  They have become an epidemic – an epidemic against life that we must, in justice, face.

... click here to view the full text from the prayer service on August 9, 2019

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Want to Better Understand your Catholic Faith?

We are excited to announce that our parish now has access to premium video content from Word on Fire. We are offering you the opportunity to access these videos that will help you better understand your Catholic Faith. Please click on the flyer for more details.

We have sent a welcome message to the emails we have in our database, but if you haven’t received the message and would like enroll, please visit app.Flocknote.com/CathedralofStJohntheEvan or text SJCathedral to 84576.

Please contact Pat Wisialowski with any questions at 414/276-9814, ext. 302.

Rectory Renovation

The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Rectory Renovation:
January - March, 2019

2019 Catholic Stewardship Appeal: Amazing Grace

The Catholic Stewardship Appeal offers a unique opportunity to support Catholic life throughout the ten-county Archdiocese of Milwaukee with a single gift—a gift that helps sustain a broad spectrum of life-changing ministries and programs that meaningfully impact people’s lives.

Contributions to the annual $7.8 million Catholic Stewardship Appeal are restricted for use in four key areas of ministry: serving families, strengthening parishes, supporting schools, and forming priests and parish leaders.

Visit the Catholic Stewardship Appeal website

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