Marquette Wire

FemSex co-founders speak out

Allison Kruschke

March 7, 2013

While some questions remain surrounding specifics of the university's decision to rescind sponsorship from "FemSex: The Female Sexuality Workshop," the group's co-founders said Wednesday that they are seeking to be re-allowed...

Milwaukee Catholic schools to be assessed

Emily Wright

January 29, 2013

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee is partnering with the Alliance for Catholic Education, a consulting group based out of the University of Notre Dame, to undergo an in-depth analysis of the 26 urban Catholic elementary schools...

New director joins campus ministry

Jacob Born

September 6, 2012

Campus Ministry has a new director this year in Mary Sue Callan-Farley, previously the director of campus ministry at St. Peter's College in Jersey City, N.J. With 20 years of expertise in ministry and campus ministry, including...

Second ‘Revitalizing Marquette’ discussion reflects on religion at MU

Dominic Tortorice

April 5, 2011

Students, administrators, faculty and staff came together to ponder, and sometimes question, Marquette’s Catholic identity in the second installment of the “Revitalizing Marquette” discussion series Thursday night. The “...

St. Josaphat’s Basilica a Milwaukee institution

Kelsey Massey

November 16, 2010

Standing tall on the corner of West Lincoln Avenue and South Sixth Street, St. Josaphat’s Basilica has been an icon of Milwaukee’s south side community for more than 100 years. Modeled after St. Peter’s Basilica in R...

Catholicism in combat with ROTC programs?

Pat Simonaitis

October 5, 2010

Out of all the words of wisdom on war and peace, none capture the essence of why college students join Reserve Officer’s Training Corps programs like the ancient Chinese proverb, “The more you sweat in peace, the less you bl...

University named best Catholic party school by Playboy

Derrick Chengery

April 20, 2010

If you read Playboy for the articles, you might be surprised to find Marquette seductively gracing the pages. Recognized for having some of the best professor reviews, graduation rates and job placement percentages in the nation, th...

Catholic schools search for something to celebrate

Pat Simonaitis

February 4, 2010

Catholic Schools Week falls at an inopportune time this year, as many Catholic elementary schools around the Archdiocese of Milwaukee are having trouble getting students in the door. According to reports from the Wisconsin...

‘Week of Prayer’ unites different faiths across campus

Pat Simonaitis

February 2, 2010

Some churchgoers may have been surprised to see a robed woman adorning the altar and presenting the homily at the 4 p.m. Mass at Gesu Church this past Sunday, but having a Lutheran pastor speak was part of a more than century-old celeb...

Institute for Natural Family Planning offers contraception alternative

Caroline Campbell

January 28, 2010

New federal funding is helping Marquette's Institute for Natural Family Planning offer hundreds of couples guidance on an alternative method for avoiding unwanted pregnancies. Natural Family Planning is a family planning method...