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.


Tuesday, March 19, 2019Feast of St. Joseph and Celebration of St. Joseph’s Table. Help us create a new tradition! Host an event or join family and friends in your community. For a listing of events happening please visit

Televised Mass with Msgr. Hirsch
Monday, May 20, 2019 | 5:30 p.m.
Christ the King Chapel – Holy Cross Diocesan Center
3710 East Ave S, La Crosse, WI 54601
Please RSVP to Michael Haight at or by calling 608-791-2697 by Wednesday, May 15th

Friday, October 25, 2019Father Joseph Walijewski Legacy Guild Dinner Benefiting Casa Hogar – La Crosse, WI

"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