As part of National Vocation Awareness Week Nov. 5-11, vocation directors from around the diocese organized a panel discussion in which the public was invited to ask questions about discerning vocations.
June 8, 2017, will probably always be a day etched in Molly Powers’ mind. Not only was it exactly a month since she and her husband, Kevin, suffered the loss of a child through miscarriage, it also was her last day in campus ministry at the University of Illinois in Chicago and was the day […]
About 50 people weathered a 45-minute tour, called the “Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk,” through Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud in the early evening Oct. 27, encountering dramatic stories and enactments with martyrs and saints.
While in Minnesota Sept. 20 to Oct. 3, the 16 delegates from Homa Bay, Kenya — a sister diocese to St. Cloud — experienced everything from bowling and four-wheeling to raking leaves and square dancing to beautiful expressions of worship and prayer.
After more than 10 years as Catholic Charities’ director of social concerns, Kathy Langer said it is “with a tear and a smile” that she will transition into retirement at the end of October.
Representatives from parish social justice teams around the diocese came together Oct. 14 at Seven Dolors Church in Albany to share stories and ideas about bringing communities together to focus on social concerns.
Bishop Donald Kettler and members of the Diocesan Planning Council held a workshop Sept. 25 at Diocesan Ministry Day as part of the ongoing process to determine what actions to take in light of an expected decline in the number of active priests between 2020 and 2030.
In a morning breakout session, Bishop Frank Caggiano shared these nine rules or, more aptly, life lessons he said he has learned in working with youth and young adults.
Keynote speaker Bishop Frank Caggiano’s challenge to the more than 800 people who gathered for Diocesan Ministry Day: to dedicate themselves to the work of missionary discipleship.