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Lay Ministry

The liaison office for lay professional ministers and parish staff members in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

Established by Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki in January 2017, the Office for Lay Ministry is the liaison office for lay professional ministers/parish staff members in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.  This office:

  • Oversees the recruitment of lay persons for professional ministry
  • Provides, in collaboration with local institutions of higher learning, the theological, spiritual, human and pastoral formation needed for professional ministry
  • Coordinates the certification process for lay ministers
  • Provides opportunities for leadership development for lay ministers
  • Offers opportunities for continuing formation and fellowship for professional lay ministers
  • Assists pastors and parish directors in identifying potential candidates for professional ministerial positions
  • Serves as a clearinghouse for ministerial opportunities
  • Works in collaboration with PMMA, Mareda, BAAM, ALMA and other local ministerial groups
  •  Provides pastoral care and support for professional lay ministers

Events and Programs


2019 Annual NALM Conference

In collaboration with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains

Wednesday, May 29 (1:00 pm) — Friday, May 31, 2019 (4:00 pm)

University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein IL (North of Chicago)

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Susan McNeil, M.Div

Rosalita Villa
Administrative Assistant

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The Archdiocese of Milwaukee

3501 South Lake Drive
PO Box 070912
Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912

Phone:  (414) 769-3300
Toll-Free: (800) 769-9373
Fax:  (414)  769-3408