The Catholic tradition in Wisconsin dates from 1660, when French Jesuits first set foot in the area now known as Milwaukee. Archdiocese of Milwaukee serves various Catholic parishes, schools and institutions. It is a member of the Church of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, and provides training, planning, consulting, and resource and leadership development services. Archdiocese of Milwaukee has various departments, such as administrative, community and apostolic, educational and formational, and worship and pastoral services. Its departments also include finance, cemeteries and mausoleums, chaplain, development and building. Archdiocese of Milwaukee has a variety of ministries, including adult formation and small groups, bereavement, engaged, family and special needs ministroies. It also operates various elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, and campus ministries. The district s Web site offers a wide variety of information, including news, features and events. It offers religious education and is located in Milwaukee.