Adult Formation

Fleece Blankets for St. Ben's

Would you consider making/tying a fleece blanket for St. Ben’s, and praying for the individual who will receive the blanket while making/tying the blanket?

The House of Peace and St. Ben's Community Meal distribute blankets to their guests. Many of St. Ben's guests use them for protection from the cold while homeless. With a chill in the fall air, they have had a run on them and are completely out! St. Leonard’s Women’s Bible Study Group will be providing finished fleece blankets to St. Ben’s on December 20. If you need a fleece blanket kit, please contact Theresa Breunig here or call 414-425-6094.  Or, you can purchase a 48x60 or 72x60 kit at Joann Fabrics.  Please note that darker colors are preferred. 

Please drop off the completed tied fleece blankets to the collection bin that will be located near the food pantry dropoff area the weekend of December 16 and 17.

Walking with Purpose: Women's Study

All women of the parish are invited to a 22-week Bible Study starting September 19, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. in the Youth Center. We will use the study Keeping In Balance (from Walking With Purpose). “In this study, we’ll explore biblical ideas for managing life’s pace and pressure while living with calm and steadiness,” ( To register for this study, text or call Katie (text preferred) at 414-520-4471. Please RSVP to ensure adequate supplies will be available.

Fall Apologetics Study for Men

Join St. Leonards Knights of Columbus Dynamic Mens Group for their Fall study on Apologetics grow in understanding of the Churchs teachings and learn how to defend them. This study is for men ages 18 and older. We will use the course Beginning Apologetics with videos presented by Catholic Answerss Jimmy Akin. We will meet in the Youth Center weekly at your choice of: 
  • Wednesdays, 7 p.m. starting September 20
  • Thursdays, 6 a.m. beginning September 21
For more information or to register, contact Alan Lett at 414-750-0286 or email here.


The Book of Revelation: Unlocking the Mystery

The Book of Revelation, or Revelation to John, the last book of the Bible, was originally written to guide and encourage a persecuted Church to persevere in their faith. It is one of the most difficult to understand because it abounds in unfamiliar and extravagant symbolism, a characteristic of apocalyptic literature, a type of Jewish-Christian writing that flourished especially between 250 BC and 150 AD. Rooted in the prophecies of the Old Testament, many people get lost in the visions and symbolism of the verses. Learn more abo ut the Book of Revelation, its symbolism and message, a powerful ending for the Bible where in the end, God and His people win, and evil will be forever defeated.

Meetings will be held on Wednesdays, starting September 13, at your choice of:

  • 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (in the Gathering Space or Zoom)
  • 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (Zoom only)

Registration is required by September 1. Cost is $10. To RSVP contact Bridget Klawitter at 262-679-1773 or email here.


General Information:

Our parish offers a variety of adult formation opportunities. Please contact the parish office at 262-679-1773 for more information about these options:

Adult Confirmation
This is an opportunity for active Catholics who have been baptized, may or may not have received First Communion and have not been Confirmed.

Men’s Ministry - Affiliated Group
This group focuses on growth in faith, knowledge, and building relationships with God and one another. Members gather Wednesday nights or Thursday mornings as an outreach of Knights of Columbus Council 6448.

Early Risers Scripture Study
This women's small-group scripture study meets early Wednesdays to read and discuss the readings and Gospel for the next Sunday.

FOCCUS Marriage Preparedness
Trained married couples help couples engaged to be married at St. Leonard complete a readiness inventory. Facilitators may be either Catholic or interfaith couples.

Becoming Catholic, Completing Initiation
Were you never baptized, or baptized in another religion, and interested in becoming Catholic? Have you been attending Mass and you're ready to take the next step? The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process helps set the foundation for becoming Catholic or completing your intiation through the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and/or Holy Communion. We offer an individualized preparation process.

Thursday Scripture Study
Fall and spring sessions offer a chance to increase faith and knowledge. Catechetical clock hours offered.

Wednesday Adult Bible Study
Three separate sessions offered in the fall, winter/spring and summer on Wednesday mornings and evenings, offer the opportunity for bible study in an informal, interactive setting.

Women’s Bible Study
Using materials from Walking with Purpose, this Tuesday night study incorporates at-home reading, weekly small group discussion, “coffee talk” videos and fellowship to foster relationships with Jesus. 

Women’s Retreat
Women of the parish are offered the opportunity each year to attend an off-site retreat, typically during the first four months of the year.