The Cause

The purpose of the Father Joseph Walijewski Legacy Guild is to:

  • Promote the priestly zeal of Father Joseph Walijewski
  • Bring knowledge of his exemplary life to others
  • Collect and archive information about his life and work
  • Provide prayer and financial support for the continuation of Father Joe’s Legacy

The Father Joseph Walijewski Legacy Guild was started on March 19, 2013 when an edict was hung on the doors of The Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman. Membership is open to everyone interested in supporting the Guild’s mission and purpose.

If you are interested in joining the Father Joseph  Walijewski Legacy Guild, please complete this form with your donation.

Thank you to everyone involved with the Father Joseph Walijewski Legacy Guild and the efforts of educating the public about Father Joe’s life. We appreciate your kind support and prayers and look forward to celebrating with you as Father Joe’s cause progresses.


Friday, November 5, 2021
2021 Legacy Guild Dinner
Benefiting Casa Hogar Juan Pablo II

5:30 p.m. Social Hour | Dinner & Program to Follow

Blessed Sacrament Parish |  La Crosse, WI

RSVP by Wednesday, October 27, 2021


Father  Joseph Walijewski founded Casa Hogar 35 years ago. His legacy, impact and mission spirit live on today. His Cause for Canonization is open in Rome and The Father Joseph Walijewski Legacy Guild works to continue to build missionary works around the world in his honor,  increase awareness, prayer and work in parish life, evangelization and catholic education. Learn about Padre Jose and how he lives among us today!


Father Joseph Walijewski Legacy Guild and Casa Hogar
Thank you to all who joined our Virtual Night in Peru! We had more than 140 participants from all over the world visit with our children, staff and family teachers. If you missed it or want to go back and tune in to any of the conversations, the link is below. Please feel free to share the recording or any of the videos from the event!

Event Recording

Videos about Pandemic Reflections, The Mysteries of the Rosary and Adoration Drawings from the children



"Then I will not have lived in vain, and I'll not care how long I'll live, if I can give and give and give."

— Fr. Walijewski