Chapel

St. Joseph Chapel

Under the leadership of Mother Alfons Schmid, cofoundress of the School Sisters of St. Francis, the community’s mission took tangible form with the completion of magnificent St. Joseph Chapel in 1917. This Milwaukee landmark is dedicated to the permanent service of God, and has nourished the lives of thousands of religious women who have prayed here daily over a span of nearly 100 years.

Mother Alfons was a woman who understood the relationship between aesthetics and God, and for whom music and art were an integral expression of spiritual life. St. Joseph Chapel—a symbol of the faith and hope that brought it into existence—continues as an instrument of Gospel teaching as its doors are always open to the wider community.

Beatitudes

Beatitudes

Join us for Taize-style prayer followed by a concert on the first Wednesday of each month.

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Prayer Requests

Prayer Requests

We invite you to share your prayer intentions with us.

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