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La Sagrada Familia 40th Anniversary Celebrations

LSF 40th LogoJoin Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki on a 40th Anniversary Pilgrimage to La Sagrada Familia. Experience the richness of our relationship of Unity in Faith and Action. Engage in day-to-day life and the rich spirituality of our brothers and sisters throughout the parish. Celebrate our diversity and common faith as we acknowledge God’s blessing and faithfulness to God’s people.

The following events are planned for the celebration of the 40th Anniversary of being United at the Heart in Faith and Action with La Sagrada Familia in the Dominican Republic.

Additional events will be added throughout 2022. Please check back often.


40th Anniversary Pilgrimage

Our next pilgrimage opportunity is our 40th Anniversary Pilgrimage, which will be the culmination and closing of the celebration of our 40 years of sharing Faith and Friendship, of being United at the Heart in Faith and Action with our Sister parish.

Join World Mission to learn about our connection with our sisters and brothers in our sister parish in the Dominican Republic

Trip Dates: October 11-17, 2022


Covid-19 Travel Information

Travel realities are in flux due to the ongoing global Pandemic. We ask that you please take note of the following:

  • Each traveler is expected to comply with any and all COVID Protocols throughout the course of this experience. Failure to do so could result in exclusion from the entire trip or specific activities.  
  • Anyone returning to the US must have proof of a negative Covid Test.  Arrangements will be made by our host for the completion of your COVID Test. The approximate cost for the test is $80 and is not covered by the trip cost.
  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended. For information regarding options contact 414-758-2282

If you apply, we will keep you posted as best we can with any updates. We also suggest you regularly check the following websites:

If you have questions, please call Antoinette Mensah at 414-758-2282 or e-mail

Thank you for your interest in La Sagrada Familia, and we hope you will join us.


Book Release on the History of La Sagrada Familia

Fr. Bob Stiefvater, one of the first pastors of La Sagrada Familia, has written a book about the parish and our 40 years of connection with it.

If you are interested in purchasing the book, and/or attending a possible book launch event, please click here to indicate interest.


The Fascinating Origin of the Dominican Republic

An evening with Author Fr. Esteban Redolad, Former Pastor of La Sagrada Familia

  • Part I: November 16 - St. John Paul II, Milwaukee
  • Part II: March 22 - St. John Paul II, Milwaukee
  • Part III: TBD


If you are unable to join us but would like to donate to help support La Sagrada Familia, please click here.


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