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Prince of Peace Parish

Prince of Peace Parish and School was founded on July 1, 1999 through the merger of St. Matthew Parish and School and St. Lawrence Parish and School. Both of
these parishes were founded in the early 1900’s with their schools being built soon after. Prince of Peace School continues the tradition of serving the families on the near south side of Milwaukee on its two campuses. The former St. Matthew School building on 25th and Scott Streets is used for four-year-old kindergarten through third grade with the former St. Vincent de Paul School building on 22nd and Mitchell Streets housing grades four through eight.

Faith Integration

As St. Paul phrased it in Colossians 1:28:“Present our graduates “mature in Christ” so they are prepared to serve as Christian leaders wherever God may place them.”

At Prince of Peace School our students experience a unique balance between education and faith. Each day our students participate in religious classes and daily prayer. The religion classes and services are an integral part of our curriculum and help establish a Christian environment here at Prince of Peace.

Our students are taught to think critically from a Christian point of view, to develop ideas from the vantage point of Christian traditions.

This is accomplished by creating a vibrant Christian community where students can grow in Christian character and deepen their faith in Jesus Christ. Our staff strives to deepen the faith of our students by integrating Christian beliefs and practice into all aspects of our educational programs.

Prince of Peace students attend a weekly mass, held on Wednesdays at 8:00am.  In addition, our students and families celebrate their heritage and faith through cultural events like the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Las Posadas, the Epiphany and an annual carnival.

Support Programs

As part of our Catholic faith, our students and community participates in a variety of support programs throughout the year.  Prince of Peace students are encouraged to serve and help others within the community.

These programs include:
– The Gathering Community Meal Program
– Freidens Community Ministries- Hunger
– Task Force

For more information on these programs and how Prince of Peace students give back to their community click here.