Paula Koshiol Kraus organized a bus tour for more than 60 family members from Minnesota, Florida and Illinois and visited five churches across Stearns County — churches that their forefathers had helped to build.
Dominican Sister Mary Jo Sobieck stood grinning at the pitcher’s mound at the Chicago White Sox game, ready to throw out the ceremonial first pitch for Marian Catholic Night, Aug. 18.
The Visitor asked educators with more than 30 years of service in the St. Cloud Diocese and who were retiring this spring to share aspects of their vocations.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Venerable Bishop Frederic Baraga, a 19th-century Slovenian missionary who served in the vast Michigan Territory to help build up the Catholic Church in America.
For 24 hours, beginning at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30, a national online giving campaign, “Many Gifts, One Nation,” will assist people who want to donate to Catholic schools.
Join fellow Minnesota Catholics for Capitol 101, a morning of education in advocacy at the State Capitol in St. Paul.
A breakfast Jan. 7 jointly hosted by the Knights of Columbus 7057, St. Joseph Parish in St. Joseph and the Sisters of St. Benedict garnered $2,033 to benefit Colegio San Benito, a kindergarten through ninth-grade school in Humacao, Puerto Rico.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud will have two staff members with offices at the new Pathways 4 Youth, an opportunity center opening in February to serve homeless youth between 16 and 23 years old.
Four women who were charter members of the Christian Mothers of St. Louis Bertrand in Foreston reflected on their past and present participation in Christian Mothers, which currently has about 140 members.
Bishop Kettler will offer a special blessing during the Mass for the hands of health workers in recognition of the caring outreach practiced by those in medical professions.