Sound values underlie the conversion story “Before I Fall” (Open Road). But the path toward its positive conclusion takes twists and turns that will give the parents of targeted teens pause in considering whether their kids should travel it.
For Catholic Schools Week, Rockhouse studio welcomed Catholic school students for recording session for a fundraiser CD.
Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students competed in the Catholic Community Schools Spelling Bee held at Cathedral High School on Jan. 20.
Pro-life advocates gathered Jan. 22 at the Minnesota State Capitol for the 44th March for Life. The annual event, sponsored by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, marks the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Jan. 22, 1973, Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions and commemorates the lives lost to abortion. Parishioners from around […]
Youth from the parishes in Freeport, New Munich and St. Rosa spent a Saturday afternoon and evening bringing holiday cheer to people in need.
St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church in Long Prairie was filled to capacity Dec. 11 to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which is Dec. 12. Children of the parish started off the festive event, gathering around the statue of Mary singing and offering flowers. After Mass, parishioners stayed to watch a re-enactment […]
In celebration of National Vocation Awareness Week, priests, seminarians, deacons and religious gathered Nov. 10 for a Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral to show support and pray for vocations for the Diocese of St. Cloud.
The Catholic Church is one of the most culturally diverse institutions in the United States and Catholic institutions and ministries need to adapt and prepare for growing diversity, said a report presented to the country’s bishops Nov. 15.
Mike Patin was the main presenter for the diocesan Senior High Youth Rally Oct. 30 at St. John’s University in Collegeville. Patin — a national speaker and retreat leader, author, youth ministry leader and adjunct faculty member at the Notre Dame Seminary Graduate School of Theology in New Orleans — recently spent several days in the St. Cloud Diocese to lead presentations for youth, young adults, parents, faith formation teachers, youth ministers and parish staff members.
Pets and their people gathered outside Sacred Heart Church in Sauk Rapids Oct. 2 to celebrate the feast of St. Francis with a blessing. After a short prayer service, Father Ralph Zimmerman blessed each animal. The feast, which is Oct. 4, celebrates the life of St. Francis, who was born in the 12th century and […]
About 370 people gathered at the Mark and Carla Hoelscher farm in Browerville Sept. 24 to celebrate and pray for the partnerships between the Diocese of St. Cloud and the dioceses of Homa Bay, Kenya, and Maracay, Venezuela. Through a collection at Mass, a free will offering at dinner and a silent auction, the event […]