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Chippewa GRACE is a group of Catholic laity and clergy in the Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin area who seek healing and renewal from the scourge of sexual abuse on the part of clergy and others in the Church.  Through listening, compassion, prayer, and education on trauma and its effects, we seek to create a welcoming environment for all those who have been affected.  We also aim to bring about a greater awareness of sexual abuse by promoting ongoing conversation and dialogue within our community.  We believe that true healing and renewal is only found in Christ who always renews and heals his Church.

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To Report Abuse

If a minor or yourself is in imminent danger, call your local law enforcement or 911.​

  • If you suspect abuse of a minor, or you are being abused your first call should be to law enforcement.

  • To view current contact information for all sheriff’s offices in the state of Wisconsin, please click here 

  • If you suspect child abuse within a family, you should call your local child protection agency. To view current contact information for all child protection agencies in the state of Wisconsin, please click here

  • Sexual abuse by a priest, deacon or a staff member or volunteer of a Catholic Church within the Diocese of La Crosse should be reported first to law enforcement, then contact the Complaint Intake Agent of the Diocese of La Crosse at 608.791.0179 or intakeagent@diolc.org. The Diocese's incident report can be found here 

If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.

1 Corinthians 12:26

Upcoming Events

  • Institutional Abuse & Betrayal
    Zoom Presentation
    Jun 15, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    Virtual presentation by Fr. Matthew Malek, OFM Conv, MA, MDiv