Cynthia Perkins Archives

An unexpected blessing

April 29, 2021

By Kathy Gaillard Freelance Contributor While she never knew him, Michael (Mike) Anthony Bowen, a Roman Catholic deacon, husband, father, and esteemed litigator with a prominent Milwaukee law firm, unknowingly changed the trajectory of Cynthia Perkins’ life. Deacon Mike succumbed to pulmonary hypertension on January 19, 2021, but from all accounts, he lived life large,… [Read More]

Franciscan Peacemakers striving to help women in need

November 19, 2020

For more than 25 years Franciscan Peacemakers, has quietly and consistently worked to provide a pathway to a sustainable healthy, safe, and productive life for women engaging in prostitution due to trauma, human sex trafficking or drug addiction. Founded by Fr. Bob Wheelock, pastor of St Elizabeth, and Fr. Mike Sullivan, pastor of St. Ben’s,… [Read More]