to Saint Joseph the Workman Cathedral!
Saint Joseph the Workman Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Church in La Crosse, Wisconsin and the Mother Church of the Diocese of La Crosse.

Worship Schedule

Sunday Masses


4:30 pm


7:30 am
10:30 am*

Weekday Masses

Monday - Friday

6:30 am
12:10 pm*


8:00 am*



After 8am Mass until all are heard
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Monday - Friday

11:30 am - 11:55 am

Eucharistic Adoration


7am - 7pm

First Saturday of the Month

Following 8 am Mass concluding with Benediction at 9:30*

Church Hours

Monday - Friday

6:00am - 2:00pm





Guided tours are available upon request. Please call the parish office at (608) 782-0322 to schedule a tour.
*10:30 am Sunday Mass, *12:10 pm Monday-Friday Mass will be live streamed until January 31, 2023.


Lent Class

Upcoming Events

  • February 5, 2023

  • February 12, 2023

Administrative Assistant

St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral seeks a full-time 40 hour administrative assistant from 8 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday. Applicant will manage all daily business operations and must be proficient in computer skills including Quickbooks on-line and Microsoft Office programs; have telephone, reception and clerical skills and experience; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and work independently. Full job  description found on Cathedral’s homepage.  Requirements for application:  resume, two letters of recommendation, two past job references. Please submit to Monsignor Richard Gilles, Rector, rgilles@diolclergy.org or 530 Main St., La Crosse, WI  54601 by February 3, 2023.

Cathedral Administrative Assistant Job Description



Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 29, 2023

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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 22, 2023

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Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

January 15, 2023

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Epiphany of the Lord

January 8, 2023

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From Bishop Callahan

Minutes with Monsignor