A history of the early missionary period of our diocese, beginning at the time of the apostles and ending with the creation of the Diocese of Milwaukee.
The earliest period of the Archdiocese under the leadership of Archbishops Martin Henni, Michael Heiss and Frederick Katzer.
This period discusses the expansion of the Archdiocese in the early Twentieth Century, but also how Catholics dealt with world events such as the Depression and two world wars. It encompasses the administrations of Sebastian Messmer, Samuel Alphonsus Stritch and part of the administration of Moses Elias Kiley.
The post-war baby boom and rapid suburban expansion define this era of Archdiocesan history, which includes the latter part of Kiley's term, the administration of Albert G. Meyer and a portion of the term of William E. Cousins.
This period discusses the most recent period of our history and covers the sweeping changes made by the Second Vatican Council through the present day. This includes the latter part of Cousins' term, the administration of Rembert G. Weakland, Timothy M. Dolan and our current Archbishop, Jerome E. Listecki.
A brief history of the last 175 years of immigration in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
A brief history of the last 175 years of Lay Participation in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
A brief look at some of the major milestones in the history of Catholic Education in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
A brief history of Catholic Social Provision in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
Shelly Taylor, MA, MLIS
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