The ladies of the St. Peregrine mission group of Seven Dolors Parish in Albany have gathered monthly for the past 12 years to make quilts. But recently they embarked on a different mission, one they are very excited about.
The Diocese of St. Cloud celebrated Catholic Schools Week by holding Masses at two locations simultaneously Jan. 31. Two thousand students and teachers from the St. Cloud area Catholic Community Schools gathered at Cathedral High School, while 600 were on hand at St. John’s Abbey Church in Collegeville.
Youth in grades six, seven and eight from around the diocese gathered at St. John’s University Jan. 7 for the annual Junior High Youth Rally. The event is a gathering of the young diocesan church to celebrate being Catholic through Eucharist, learning about the faith and having fun together
The St. Cloud Newman Center/Catholic Student Community held its annual International Interfaith Service for Peace and Thanksgiving Nov. 21 to celebrate the diversity of cultures and religions in the surrounding college community. Several faiths – including Catholicism, Hmongism, Buddhism and Muslim – were represented at stations. Participants visited the stations before sharing a meal featuring […]
The parishes of St. Paul and Our Lady of the Angels in Sauk Centre and St. Alexius in West Union, along with Holy Family School, have been following the sainthood cause of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati for more than a year.
At the annual youth rally, young people from across the diocese gather to celebrate their faith with one another. During the rally, Nashville-based singer, song writer and speaker, Sarah Hart, gave the keynote presentation. Her talk included stories of people from the Bible that were “all in,” who said yes to God even when it […]
The fourth annual Act-oberfest variety show drew a crowd to the Falls Ballroom in Little Falls Oct. 15. Eleven acts entertained the audience with songs, skits and comedy to raise $4,580 for youth activities in the Diocese of St. Cloud. The show was organized by the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of St. Cloud. Area […]
The parishes of St. Augustine and St. Mary’s Cathedral hosted an Our Lady of Fatima Centennial Celebration Oct. 13 to honor the 100-year anniversary of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s final apparition to the children of Fatima and the Miracle of the Sun. The event began with a prayer service in the Prayer Garden at St. […]
The handwritten pages of the Bible were finished in 2011 and have been traveling around the world since then. But they haven’t had a permanent home until now. The permanent gallery for Bible opens to the public Oct. 6.
The St. Cloud Mission Office hosted the Fourth Annual Partnership Barn Dance at the Wadena County Fairgrounds Sept. 30. The event celebrated diocesan mission partnerships, specifically the sister diocese partnerships between the Diocese of St. Cloud and the Diocese of Homa Bay, Kenya, and the Diocese of Maracay, Venezuela. Delegates from Homa Bay visited the […]
Prolife advocates gathered in front of Planned Parenthood in St. Cloud Sept. 30 for a rally marking the beginning of 40 Days For Life, an internationally coordinated pro-life effort helping local communities end abortion. The St. Cloud campaign began Sept. 27 and runs through Nov. 5. Another rally will be held to mark the end […]
Police, fire and rescue personnel and other first responders gathered with Bishop Donald Kettler Sept. 21 for the second annual “Blue Mass” at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud.