Kay King, a community educator for the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Minnesota, spoke at the annual parish social ministry gathering Oct. 13 at St. Louis Church in Paynesville on mental health and the role of faith communities in helping individuals and families struggling with those issues.
Much loved custodian, Jeff Schilling, saw Jesus in everybody and was remembered by the community as the soul of Mary of Lourdes school.
People waited in lines that stretched down the main aisle of the church and out the door to venerate the relics of St. Padre Pio at St. Mary’s Cathedral Sept. 25.
The St. Mary’s parish community celebrated an outdoor bilingual Mass and site blessing in Melrose Sept. 9 on the land where it is planning to build a new church.
Members of mission groups from around the diocese gathered for the fifth annual Diocesan Mission Rally April 26 at St. Joseph Church in Clarissa.
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.
About 430 men from around the diocese gathered for the 21st annual Catholic Men’s Conference Feb. 3 at St. John’s University in Collegeville.
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 […]
Father Peter VanderWeyst organizes two family formation nights a year for each of his parishes. The most recent theme was “a tour of saints,” for which he created 14 hand-painted portraits of saints.