His Canonization Timeline

2018
May 27 Bishop Callahan will celebrate a Mass for the closing of the Investigation of the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God, Father Joseph Walijewski.  Live Stream – 10:30 am CT at: diolc.org/live
March 18 Bishop Callahan celebrated a Mass honoring the fifth Anniversary of the opening of the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God, Father Joseph Walijewski.
2017
March 12 Bishop Callahan celebrated a Mass honoring the fourth Anniversary of the opening of the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God, Father Joseph Walijewski.
2016
March 13 Bishop Callahan celebrated a Mass honoring the third Anniversary of the opening of the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God, Father Joseph Walijewski.
2015
October 20, 2015 – A film screening of “A Pencil in Our Lord’s Hand” is shown at St. Matthew Parish in Wausau. A brief discussion is held after the screening of the documentary.
August 8-16, 2015 Pilgrims travel to Casa Hogar Juan Pablo II in Lurin, Peru on a pilgrimage to walk in the footsteps of Padre José.
July 30, 2015 – Bishop Callahan speaks with Catholic TV’s Father Robert Reed and Jay Fadden on “This Is The Day” about the Cause for Canonization of Father Joe.
June 18, 2015 – A film screening of “A Pencil in Our Lord’s Hand” is shown at Kolbe Hall in Stevens Point. A brief discussion is held after the screening of the documentary.
April 15, 2015 – A film screening of “A Pencil in Our Lord’s Hand” is shown at the Holy Cross Diocesan Center in La Crosse. A brief discussion is held after the screening of the documentary.
March 15, 2015 – Bishop Callahan celebrated a Mass to honor the Second Anniversary of the opening of the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God, Father Joseph Walijewski.
2014
March 16 – Bishop Callahan celebrated a Mass honoring the first anniversary of the opening of the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God, Father Joseph Walijewski,
at St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral in La Crosse.
2013
May 1 – On the Solemnity of Saint Joseph the Workman, a Mass was offered inaugurating the Cause of the Servant of God, Father Joseph Walijewski. The Mass included a homily giving the reason for the Cause by Bishop Callahan, as well as the swearing in ceremony of the tribunal.
March 19 – An edict was tacked to the front door of St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral in La Crosse, declaring that “anyone who can offer testimony, good or bad, about the Servant of God, must make themselves known to the tribunal so they may give their testimony.” Bishop Callahan, on the Feast of St. Joseph, announced the opening of the Cause for Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God, Father Joseph A. Walijewski.
March 19 – Bishop Callahan announced the opening of the Cause for Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God, Father Joseph Walijewski. Dr. Andrea Ambrosi, the postulator from Rome, addressed those gathered for the opening of the Cause at the Cathedral of St. Joseph the Workman in La Crosse.
2011
March – Casa Hogar celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a special visit from Bishop Callahan of La Crosse. During his visit to the tomb, Bishop Callahan witnessed the faith of those gathered and understood the heroic virtue of Father Joe.

Timeline of His Life