Parish Staff

Father Sengole Vethanayagam

I am from the southeast part of India. My state is Tamil Nadu and my mother’s tongue is Tamil. I am a son of a farmer from a small village with a hundred families. We were eight siblings including me. Three of my siblings died as kids. Now we are five alive. I am the youngest child. My father died in an accident when I was in the womb of my mother in 1967. My mother’s name is Joseph Mary.  After my father’s death my mother lived forty six and a half years. She died of heart attack on November 21, 2013 at her 79th age.  All my siblings are married.  I have twelve nieces and nephews. Two of my nieces are religious nuns.
Now it is time for me to thank God for my loving mother and for giving me the chance to serve in the Diocese of La Crosse and for you dear friends. Kindly pray for me that I may have the wisdom and commitment of heart to take care of the two Parishes and the School. My prayers are always for you my God given people. I am your dad, be glad. May God bless you.
Please don’t hesitate to call or contact me at any time. Rectory 715-687-2404, Personal Cell Phone 715-615-1774 or
Kathleen Wreede
Director of Religious Education and Youth Ministry

Kathleen WreedeKathleen Wreede, originally from Delphos, Ohio has been a member of our Parish Staff since August 2019. Kathleen received her BA in Catechetics from the Franciscan University of Steubenville.

I am so grateful to be a part of the parish family of St. Joseph and St. Andrew. I enjoy all of my roles as an educator here in CCD, RCIA, Sacramental Preparation, youth ministry, adult faith formation and at our Catholic School. My favorite moments have been those times when I have been able to see our students come closer to Christ through the sacraments. In RCIA I have really enjoyed the healing and love I get to spread to our candidate.




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