El espíritu enérgico de las más de 200 personas que se reunieron en Alexandria el 13 y 14 de Abril para el V Encuentro Regional capturó el corazón del obispo de St. Cloud, Donald Kettler: “El evento fue uno de los más destacados del año para él”, dijo durante una presentación en la reunión.
More than 30 foster children passed through the doors of Kathy and Tim Jones’ home in Clear Lake over the 10 years they served as licensed foster care providers. Although many have come and gone, each of them left an impression on their hearts.
Kendra Sobania began playing the violin when she was just 5 years old. Her mother, Monique Sobania, encouraged her daughter to take lessons at the St. Francis Music Center in Little Falls, a ministry sponsored by the Franciscan sisters. Now she will perform a benefit concert for the center June 3 in Little Falls.
Chantelle Frie strives to live her life and her faith without fear. Whenever something needs to be done in her parish of St. Mary’s in Upsala, she isn’t afraid to step up and give it a try, something she said is an inspiration from her favorite saint, St. Teresa of Calcutta.
The moms’ group at St. Boniface Parish in Cold Spring decided to make Mother’s Day about helping other mothers this year.
The Diocesan Pastoral Council met April 28 at St. Benedict Church in Avon, where members heard a presentation from St. John’s School of Theology professor Barbara Sutton; diocesan director of planning Brenda Kresky; and diocesan director of human resources Bailey Ziegler.
The Alexandria gathering included people from the U.S. church’s Region VIII, which covers Minnesota and North and South Dakota.
About 350 students walked out of class at 10 a.m. April 11 at Cathedral High School in St. Cloud. For 17 minutes they gathered in front of the main entrance holding signs and spending time in prayer, reading from Scripture, and in silence.
“Faith is something where you know there are still question marks in your life but you kind of have that peace about you to do something bold,” Aaron Romportl said, after he proposed to Kayleigh Kloncz of Christ Our Light’s north campus in Princeton.
On April 13 and 14, the Regional V Encuentro will take place in Alexandria. It includes delegations from the U.S. church’s Region VIII, which covers all of Minnesota and North and South Dakota.