With a new 18-acre site, Clare Gardens expands mission to provide food for senior living centers

Clare Gardens started out as a project of the Milwaukee Catholic Home in 2015, growing produce on six acres of land rented from the Franciscan Friars in Burlington. It became food shares provided to senior living communities in the area. Today, it has grown to provide food for residents at Milwaukee Catholic Home, St. John’s on the Lake and Clement …Read More

Trinity Woods Development Takes Shape on Mount Mary Campus

A new intergenerational housing complex is rising on Mount Mary University‘s campus. Known as Trinity Woods, the complex will provide housing for the sisters of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, including assisted living units, as well as housing for single mothers attending the university and their children. An early childhood education center is also planned for the complex, …Read More

Generational Shift

“Back to School” is taking on a whole new meaning as Mount Mary University is being reimagined as an intergenerational campus.  Sister Ellen Lorenz, former President of Mount Mary University, is looking forward to returning to campus in 2021– this time as a resident. She will be joined by a number of other members of …Read More

Wauwatosa Day Care to open at Trinity Woods

Wauwatosa Day Care and Learning Center (WDLC), a child care provider with 47 years of serving the Wauwatosa area, will manage the child care center under construction at the Trinity Woods intergenerational community on the campus of Mount Mary University. The 6,750 square-foot center will be open to the public and to the Mount Mary …Read More

Trinity Woods Receives Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Infrastructure Partnership Program Grant

Trinity Woods Receives Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Infrastructure Partnership Program Grant Intergenerational community recognized for green infrastructure on new campus The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) has awarded Trinity Woods its prestigious Green Infrastructure Partnership Program grant. Every year, the MMSD invites both public and private sector organizations who plan to install green infrastructure …Read More

Intergenerational Community at Mount Mary University Announces Financial Closing, New Name

MILWAUKEE (July 31, 2020) The new intergenerational housing community at Mount Mary University today announced the financial closing of the $45 million project. This future home to seniors, undergraduate single mothers and their children, and the School Sisters of Notre Dame has been given the name Trinity Woods. Trinity Woods is a three-way partnership between …Read More