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La Verna Region Local Fraternities


The La Verna Region includes four geographic districts within Wisconsin and the Upper Penninsula of Michagan. To find details on the regular gatherings and contacts for each fraternity, see the table that lists this information located below the map.
Map of La Verna Region Districts
La Verna Region Local Fraternities
Alphabetical within District

Southeast District
Fraternity Fraternity Information
Portiuncula Fraternity
(Franklin, WI)
  • Gathering Time: 1:00 p.m., 3rd Sunday of each month
  • Gathering Location: Franciscan Friary, Franklin
  • Suzanne McKinney
  • For More Information Contact: Suzanne McKinney, OFS.
    Phone: (414) 570-9906 Address: 6260 S. Lake Drive, Apt. 717, Cudahy, WI 53110 email:
St. Francis of Assisi Fraternity
(Cardinal Stritch)
  • Gathering Time: 2nd Wednesday at 6 p.m.
  • Gathering Location: 6801 N Yates Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53217; Bonaventure Hall; Prayer in Chapel, followed by meeting in board room.
  • For More Information Contact: Steve Przedpelski, OFS, Minister.
    Phone: (414) 559-5761.
    Address: 243 Bittersweet Dr. West Bend, WI 53095.
    email:
  • Website: St. Francis of Assisi Fraternity
St. Josaphat Fraternity
(Milwaukee, WI)
  • Gathering Time: 2nd Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
  • Gathering Location: St. Josaphat Parish Center, 2322 S. 7th Street, 53215
  • For More Information Contact: Richard Lepesqueur, OFS.
    Phone: (414) 736-9957.
    Address: 2323 E. Bradford Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211.
    email:
  • Website: St. Josaphat Fraternity
  • St. Clare Cell
    (Greenfield, WI)
    • Gathering Time: 4th Thursday at 9 a.m.
    • Gathering Location: St. John the Evangelist Church, 8500 W. Cold Spring Rd., 53228
St. Paschal Baylon Fraternity
(Wind Lake, WI)
St. Francis and St. Clare Cell
(Madison, WI)
  • St Paschal Baylon
    • Gathering Time: 2nd Sunday at 1 p.m.
    • Gathering Location: St Clare, 7616 Fritz Street in Wind Lake, WI
    • Website: St. Paschal Baylon
  • St. Francis and St. Clare Cell
    • Gathering Time: 3rd Sunday at 1 p.m.
    • Gathering Location: St Peter, 5001 N. Sherman, Madison, WI
  • For More Information Contact: Audrey Ricard, OFS.
    Phone: (414) 762-4638
    1000 Fairview Avenue, South Milwaukee, WI 53172.
    email:
St. Katharine Drexel Fraternity
(Beaver Dam, WI)
  • St. Katharine Drexel Parish Center
    • Gathering Time: 4th Saturday
    • Gathering Location: St. Katharine Drexel Parish Center 408 S. Spring St. Beaver Dam, WI
    • Website: www.beaverdamfranciscans.com
  • For More Information Contact: Susan Bashynski, OFS Minister
    Phone: (920) 463-0150
    111 Grove St. Randolph, WI 53956.
    email:

Fox Valley District
City Fraternity Information
Holy Innocents Fraternity
(Manitowoc, WI)
  • Gathering Time: Every 4th Sunday at 2:30 p.m. (Council meets starting at 1 p.m.)
  • Gathering Location: St. Francis Parish Office, 601 N. 8th St. (St Clare room), Manitowoc
  • For More Information Contact: Ken Beattie OFS.
    Phone: (920) 773-0035.
    Address: P O Box 114, St Nazianz, WI 54232
    email:
Sacred Heart Fraternity
(Oshkosh, WI)
  • Gathering Time: 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m.; Council Meeting 1st Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m.
  • Gathering Location: Mercy Hospital, Oshkosh, Meeting Room A - Lower Level
  • For More Information Contact: Jim Kleppin, OFS. Minister
    Phone: (920) 233-9630.
    Address: 606 E Custer Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54901.
    email:
St. Ann Fraternity
(Green Bay, WI)
  • Gathering Time: 3rd Monday at 6 p.m.
  • Gathering Location: St. Mary of the Angels Friary
  • For More Information Contact: Jack Boerschinger, OFS, Minister.
    Phone: (920) 609-8159.
    Address: 2794 Sherry Ln. Green Bay, WI 54302.
    email:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/St.AnnFraternity/
St. Joseph Fraternity
(Appleton, WI)
  • Gathering Time: Generally 3rd Sunday of the month (some exceptions) at 12:00 noon (preceded from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 noon by a Fraternal Social)
  • Gathering Location: St. Joseph Church in the Holly Hall
  • For More Information Contact: Marion Rife, Minister.
    Phone: (920) 766-4532.
    Address: 1508 Kenneth Ave. Kaukauna, WI 54130.
    email:

Central District
City Fraternity Information
Our Lady Queen of Heaven Fraternity
(Wisconsin Rapids, WI)
  • Gathering Time: 3rd Thursday of the month at 6 p.m.
  • Gathering Location: Marian Center on Apricot Street
  • For More Information Contact: Patrick Reusch.
    Phone: (715) 569-3994.
    5094 Meunier Rd., Vesper, WI 54489.
    email:
Our Lady Queen of the Universe Fraternity
(Woodruff, WI)
  • Gathering Time: 3rd Monday of the month at 9:15 a.m.
  • Gathering Location: Holy Family Church, 8950 Hwy J, Woodruff, WI 54568
  • For More Information Contact: Cathy Wiechering, OFS, Minister.
    Phone: (715) 358-6753.
    Address: 1213 Arrowhead Dr., Arbor Vitae WI 54568.
    email:
St. Anthony Fraternity
(Marathon, WI)
  • Gathering Time: Last Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
  • Gathering Location: St. Anthony's Retreat Center
  • For More Information Contact: Richard Hoffmann, OFS.
    Phone: (715) 207-5409.
    Address: 2932 Alice Ct., Stevens Point, WI 54481.
    email:
St. James Fraternity
(Wausau, WI)
  • Gathering Time: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.
  • Gathering Location: St. Michael Church, Stark Street
  • For More Information Contact: Greg Zajackowski, OFS.
    Phone: (715) 840-8737.
    Address: 1501 Franklin St. Wausau, WI 54403
    email:
St. John Neumann
(Rhinelander, WI)
  • Gathering Time: 3rd Sunday of each month at 12:30 p.m.
  • Gathering Location: Kohlbeck Hall, North Building of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, 1360 N Stevens St., Rhinelander. (Around the back to kitchen door.)
  • For More Information Contact: Kathy Sutliff, OFS, Minister.
    Phone: (715) 369-3367.
    Address: 918 Bruner St., Apt 1, Rhinelander, WI 54501.
    email:
St. Peter Fraternity
(Stevens Point, WI)
  • Gathering Time: 3rd Sunday of the month at 9:30 a.m.
  • Gathering Location: Basement of St. Peter's Church
  • For More Information Contact: Bob Crane, OFS.
    Phone: (715)204-9671
    Address: 2933 Church St., Stevens Point, WI 54481.
    email:
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Fraternity
  • For More Information Contact: Joseph Oberweis, OFS, Minister.
    Phone: (715) 723-6968.
    Address: 524 W. Central St. Chipewa Falls, WI 54719.
    email:

North (Upper Michigan) District
City Fraternity Information
St. Anthony of Padua Fraternity
(Marquette, MI)
  • Gathering Days: 2nd Saturday of the month.
  • Gathering starts at 10:00 a.m.
  • Gathering Location: St. Christopher's Church, in the Basement, Marquette, Michigan
  • For More Information Contact: Nora Kessel, OFS, Minister.
    Phone: (906) 458-4796
    Address: 302 Meeske #2 Marquette, MI 49855.
    email:
St. Francis Fraternity
(Escanaba, MI)
  • Gathering Time: 3rd Saturday 9 a.m.
  • Gathering Location: Sts Joseph and Patrick Parish, Escanaba
  • For More Information Contact: Darlene Vandermissen, Minister.
    Phone: (906) 466-2157.
    Address: N15312 Co Rd 553 Wilson, MI 49896-9716
    email:

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