Just before the business she sewed for closed its doors almost 10 years ago, Janine Bertram’s boss asked her if she could use the store’s leftover fabric. She had no idea how much there was but knew she could put it to good use and accepted the offer. Five pickup truck loads later, she filled […]
When Butch Mueller was a child, his father kept Maryknoll magazines around the house not only to instill in his children a sense of mission, but also to remind them of those in need around the world. “Whenever we complained about something, he’d pull out the magazines and show us the children in other parts […]
The smell of freshly sharpened pencils wafts through school hallways across the diocese as administrators, teachers and staff prepare to welcome students. Soon they’ll be met with eager faces anticipating all things new — friends, knowledge, opportunities, even new teachers and administrators. “We are always excited to start a new school year,” said Linda Kaiser, […]
“It is hard that those who are willing to sacrifice so much are so neglected spiritually,” Father Theis said. “I am very pleased that both Bishop Donald Kettler and Bishop Emeritus John Kinney support our men and women in uniform by offering the services of priests from the Diocese of St. Cloud.”
“How do we share this encounter, an encounter with Christ?” Father Mastey said. “We all have to start doing it.”
Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban from the Diocese of Torit, South Sudan, and a longtime friend of St. Cloud Bishop Emeritus John Kinney, made a recent visit to the U.S. that began July 16 and extends through Aug. 16. This is his sixth trip to the Diocese of St. Cloud.
Having experienced spiritual direction — a practice that exemplifies the spiritual work of mercy, “counseling the doubtful” — Dawn Carrillo found herself intrigued with the idea of becoming a spiritual director herself.
“Each person is a gift from God and needs to be loved, respected and protected, even in challenging circumstances,” the monument reads.
During the 10 years Betty Nystrom has served as coordinator for the religious education program at St. Anne Parish in Kimball, she has often heard youth and confirmation students express an interest in going on a mission trip.
On June 27, Father Tom Mboya arrived in the U.S. from the Diocese of Homa Bay, Kenya. Father John Odero will return to Kenya in September.
Each year the Diocese of St. Cloud calls for nominations for its Humanae Vitae Award — an honor given to a person who has exhibited extraordinary courage in promoting the teachings of the encyclical “Humanae Vitae.”