Greg Nelson believes in God and prays every day, even though for most of his 36 years of life, he hasn’t belonged to any particular church. But that’s about to change.
The event was planned to honor the lives of the 17 people killed Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and raise awareness about the need to end gun violence.
As Rome bureau chief for Catholic News Service, Cindy Wooden accompanies the pope on such adventures as flights aboard the papal airplane, and she is part of the Vatican reporters’ pool rotation for visits of heads of state.
Through a “Why Catholic” study group in their parish, St. Joseph in Pierz, Michelle and Jamie Litke have seen their faith increase as well as their commitment to their family and their community.
More than 100 people attended a workshop at St. John’s University in Collegeville Feb. 9 presented by Charles Zech, an economics and research professor emeritus at Villanova University in Pennsylvania.
At the November Diocesan Pastoral Council meeting, Bishop Kettler had asked council members to talk with their constituents about the need for lay leadership training and formation in the diocese.
When Peggy Berger heard about the work of The Compassion Connection in Becker, a resource for those in need in the community with a specialized focus on foster/adoptive families, she thought it would be a great opportunity to engage the youth in her parish in the spirit of service.
Hannah Salfer, a St. Cloud State University student and the February winner of The Visitor’s Youth and Young Adult Award, is described as a missionary disciple who lives to serve and serves with unmatched exuberance.
A professor from Villanova University, Charles Zech, will lead a seminar that is particularly timely as discussions regarding a new pastoral plan are underway across the Diocese of St. Cloud.
Nathaniel Walz, a 16-year-old sophomore at Cathedral High School and a “Dreamer,” was part of a panel from the civil rights group La Asamblea de Derechos Civiles, a faith-based immigrant empowerment organization, who presented a forum at the College of St. Benedict’s Gorecki Center Jan. 18.
From the first day Seth Lardy entered the world just 26 weeks into his mother’s pregnancy, weighing in at 1 pound, 13 ounces, he would begin fighting for life. Seth, now 27, and his twin brother Cord both survived the early arrival. Seth long believed God spared his life so he could serve the Lord […]