Father Joseph A. Fischer
Father Joseph Anthony Fischer - founder
of the Vista - was born on November 4, 1914.
was called to his eternal reward on May 4, 1997 after 57
years of camping,
36 of which were spent at the
The Vista developed into a beautiful retreat in the middle of
the Kettle Moraine,
largely due to his insight and vision.
Most of the
trees and bushes,
and every blade of grass was planted, watered and nurtured
Today vista is perated with all
of Fr. Fischer's visions in
It is still a place where ALL are welcome to experience
Presence, regardless of race, color, creed or finances.