Every year, The Visitor contacts a sampling of parishes with graduating seniors in the Diocese of St. Cloud, as well as Cathedral High School and St. John’s Preparatory School, and asks them to nominate students to profile in our Salute to Grads section. The students who were nominated are featured here.
Because of the vision we have of politics, we think that our experiences will be negative and draining. These misunderstandings often keep Catholics from making a difference in our communities.
Thomas Burnford, president and CEO of the National Catholic Educational Association, spoke May 3 at the Breakfast with the Bishop fundraiser held at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph. The annual event raises funds for the Catholic Schools Student Scholarship Fund, an endowed fund of the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of St. Cloud that assists Catholic school students in grades one through eight.
Brother Seraphim Wirth was ordained a transitional deacon for his community, the Franciscan Brothers of Peace May 12 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.
We have a sign on the wall in our house that says, “Home is where your story begins.” I hope — and pray — that all four kids will look back and say, “Yep, home was the best place to start writing my story.”
High school baseball in a small Midwestern town is the main theme of this engaging novel that baseball fans — especially Catholics — will enjoy.
Pope Francis has decreed that a new obligatory memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, be celebrated every year on the Monday after Pentecost (May 21 this year).
Even when the media or individuals adopt misleading terminology, we are not powerless. We can recapture the terms and employ them effectively.
Catholics across the United States are encouraged to pray and act in support of religious liberty at home and abroad during “Serving Others in God’s Love: Religious Freedom Week 2018,” which begins on June 22, the feast of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher, and ends on June 29, the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul.
The annual novena of outdoor Masses at Assumption (Grasshopper) Chapel began May 3 and continues for eight consecutive Thursday evenings.
Thank you! I am very thankful for your generous support of our diocese’s ministries. Your gifts help to promote the dignity of human life, foster vocations, evangelize our youth, nurture families, welcome the stranger and heal the wounded. They help us to accomplish our mission to be Christ’s heart of mercy, voice of hope and […]