Workshops to shed light on growing need for Hispanic ministry

Having three Hispanic seminarians in her parish administration course this year helped Barbara Sutton, director of field education and ministerial formation at St. John’s School of Theology and Seminary, to recognize the growing need for pastoral leaders in Hispanic ministry. Sutton contacted Hosffman Ospino, assistant professor of Hispanic ministry and religious education at Boston College, […]

Students learn how to be ‘good digital citizens’

As part of its efforts during Catholic Schools Week, Cathedral High School in St. Cloud welcomed speaker Dave Eisenmann, the director of instructional technology and media services at Minnetonka Public Schools, to engage students in his presentation, “Being a Good Digital Citizen.” Eisenmann talked with students Feb. 2 about cyberbullying and harassment, sexting, the dangers […]

Prayer team offers help with inner healing

Above: Father Greg Paffel, priest director of the St. Cloud Jesus Heals team, prays with Alecia Kabore and her daughter, Zola, following the Fraternity of Priests Mass for Healing Feb. 8 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. Jesus Heals team member Debbie Blickenstaff of Perham assists. Photo by Kristi Anderson / The Visitor About […]

Conference offers men faith, fellowship and a challenge to deepen their spiritual lives

For years, men have been gathering together for the annual Men’s Conference sponsored by the diocesan Office of Marriage and Family and the Office of Multicultural Ministries to deepen their spiritual life, share camaraderie and learn how to better become men of faith. The day includes prayer, speakers, workshops, an opportunity for confession, a shared […]