The Archdiocese of Milwaukee was established on November 28, 1843, and in 2019, recently celebrated its 175th anniversary. The archdiocese covers 4,758 square miles in southeast Wisconsin, and includes the following counties: Dodge, Fond du Lac, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha. The archdiocese serves close to 600,000 Catholics, 193 parishes and 107 schools within these 10 counties. The organization's mission is to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through his saving death and resurrection by calling, forming and sending disciples to go and make new disciples. As a people, we are called to encounter Jesus and grow as disciples through the sacramental life of the Church.