Solemn High Mass on Thursday, September 14, Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 6 pm, St. James the Less parish


Please join us to celebrate the Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at St. James the Less parish in La Crosse on Thursday, September 14 at 6 pm. Our celebrant will be Msgr. Joseph Diermeier, a vicar general of the La Crosse diocese and pastor of Nativity of the BVM in Marathon. Msgr. Diermeier will be assisted by Fr. James Altman pastor of St James the Less and Fr. Michael Klos, pastor of Tri-Parish Catholic Community of Cashton and Norwalk.

We also celebrate the 10th anniversary of the promulgation of Summorum Pontificum, the papal decree which provided for much wider celebration of the Extraordinary Form in the Church. Handouts will be available for those unfamiliar with the Extraordinary Form. For more details, please contact Una Voce La Crosse,

Pontifical High Mass with Cardinal Burke Dec. 10 at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe


His Eminence, Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke will be offering a Pontifical High Mass at 11:00AM on Saturday, December 10 at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This would be the first Pontifical High Mass ever offered at the Shrine, so please invite you friends and family. If you’d like to receive emails from Una Voce La Crosse you can contact David Palm at

Wednesday, September 14, Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 7 pm, La Crosse Diocesan Center

crucifix-closeup-450x221[1]Please join us for a sung Mass in the Extraordinary Form in Christ the King chapel, La Crosse Diocesan Center on Wednesday, September 14 at 7 pm. Our celebrant will be Father Justin Kizewski, a priest of the La Crosse diocese, who recently received his doctorate in Sacred Theology and is now pastor of Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Chippewa Falls, WI.

There will be refreshments and fellowship following the Mass.

Una Voce La Crosse hosts talk by Christopher Check, president of Catholic Answers, Sat. Nov. 7th

Una Voce La Crosse is pleased to announce our November event.

Join us for Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form, followed by a presentation by Christopher Check, President of Catholic Answers, noted Catholic speaker.

The talk is entitled: St. Athanasius, Hammer of Heretics.  All are encouraged to attend.

10 am, Saturday November 7, 2015
Holy Cross Diocesan Center
3710 East Ave S La Crosse, WI 54602

9:30 am Confessions
10:00 am High Mass in the Extraordinary Form, with Gregorian chant & sacred polyphony
11:30 am Christopher Check speaks on St. Athanasius: Hammer of Heretics

Una Voce La Crosse, November 7, Chris Check


Pictures of 2015 Sacred Triduum and Easter Sunday in the La Crosse Area

The Sacred Triduum was celebrated in the Extraordinary Form at St. Mary’s Ridge and Easter morning was crowned by a beautiful traditional Latin Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.


Ecce Lignum Crucis!
[St. Mary’s Ridge]



Venerating the Holy Cross. 
[St. Mary’s Ridge]


Choir girls receive our Lord.
[St. Mary’s Ridge]


Blessing the New Fire.
[St. Mary’s Ridge]


Lumen Christi!
[St. Mary’s Ridge]


Descendat in hanc plenitudinem fontis, virtus Spiritus Sancti
[May the power of the Holy Spirit descend into the fullness of this font.]
[St. Mary’s Ridge]


Ecce Agnus Dei.
[St. Mary’s Ridge]

Shrine, Easter 2015, Elevation

Dominus Meus et Deus Meus.
[Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe]

Shrine, Easter 2015, Ecce Agnus Dei

Behold, the Lamb of God!
[Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe]