The Minnesota Twins selected 18-year-old shortstop Royce Lewis, JSerra Catholic High School graduate, as the first overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft June 12.
Through an interview process, parish leaders acted on a recommendation from Bishop Donald Kettler to hire a liturgical design consultant and selected Ken Griesemer of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Family and friends help Leroy Hanisch assemble “St. Augusta’s Largest Rosary” at St. Mary, Help of Christians Church in St. Augusta.
St. Cloud Bishop Donald Kettler has selected a team of 10 delegates from the diocese to join him at the Convocation of Catholic Leaders July 1-4 in Orlando, Florida.
BBE parishes small group named, “BBE Neighbors in Christ,” is part of the initiative to serve the community by coordinating community-wide education nights featuring local experts on the topics of mental health, addiction, and depression and anxiety as part of their ministry.
Seven Sisters Apostolate are groups of women committed to a “hidden” gift of prayer. They are willing to each pray for one hour, one day a week for their priests in their parish.
The Diocese of St. Cloud has a new priest. Father Derek Wiechmann was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Donald Kettler June 3 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud.
Deacon Mark Barder, diocesan director of the Diaconate Office, feels excitement for the ordination of three candidate to join the 60 permanent deacons who currently serve the Diocese of St. Cloud.
The preparation and follow-up for priest changes takes a lot of thought and planning by Bishop Donald Kettler’s advisory team called the Diocesan Priest Personnel Board.
Deacon Derek Wiechmann’s vocation story began with faithful Catholic upbringing and strong priestly influences along the way.