NEWS

photograph of the subject of the article
January 17, 2020

Craftsman Recalls Basilica’s Major Restoration of the ’90s

JEFFREY JENSEN Professional glazier Jeff Lorenzen stroked the old faux-marble column almost absentmindedly with his left hand and gestured animatedly with his right as he arched his neck back in...
Read More
January 16, 2020

Basilica of St. Josaphat Dome Lighting is a Community Effort

Pieper Electric Department Managers Alan Czajka (left) and Gary Tiegs were key players in lighting the dome of the Basilica of St. Josaphat. NOVEMBER 21, 2019 JEFFREY JENSEN My ace...
Read More
August 16, 2019

LES IS MORE AT THE BASILICA GIFT SHOP

Les Miescke is the Manager of Basilica Gifts and Tours. In an ideal world Les Miescke would have relished the opportunity to welcome each and every one of the more...
Read More
August 16, 2019

POLISH FLAT EXHIBIT OPENS AT BASILICA VISITOR CENTER

Dr. Jill Lackey may well claim the title of “miniaturist” behind the design and construction of the new Polish Flat Exhibit, on display at the Basilica of St. Josaphat Visitor...
Read More
August 16, 2019

STAINED GLASS WINDOWS – “POETRY IN LIGHT”

The stained glass window restoration is now underway and a big “shout-out” and special thank you from the St. Josaphat Basilica Foundation to all of you who have generously contributed...
Read More
August 16, 2019

LINCOLN VILLAGE OPPORTUNITY STRATEGY MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE NEIGHBORHOOD COOPERATIVELY

JULY 2, 2019 JEFFREY JENSEN The quote chosen for the cake celebrating the rollout of the Lincoln Village Opportunity Strategy was an apt description of the various city agencies, law...
Read More
August 16, 2019

POLISH WOMEN’S GROUP PRESERVES BASILICA AND CITY’S HERITAGE

Susan Mikoś and Edith Melson, both past presidents of Polanki, the Polish Women’s Cultural Club of Milwaukee, recently joined 14 additional members of the organization on a special and fascinating...
Read More