Two families of San Rafael Parish in Nuevo León, Mexico, live in new homes, thanks to the Franciscan Civil Association and more than a dozen Central Minnesotan volunteers on a mission building trip last April.
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.
Janet Smith, a speaker, author and editor who serves as a consultor to the Pontifical Council on the Family, will present the keynote address at the upcoming Catholic Women’s Conference.
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.
“Many Gifts, One Nation” is an online, 24-hour giving campaign for individuals to donate to local Catholic schools.
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.
Pope Francis has another way for people to chat with him about mission. It’s called MissioBot, created especially for people, like younger Catholics, who are digitally connected.
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.
During the summer of 2017, the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of St. Cloud has distributed grants totaling $229,863 to schools and parishes.
Sacred Heart Parish in Dent will hold a Seeds to Grow craft fair after Masses on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 2 and 3. The proceeds will be shared with people who have medical expenses that create an extra burden during a time of suffering.