The St. Cloud Mission Office is hosting the Fourth Annual Partnership Barn Dance Sept. 30 from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Wadena County Fairgrounds.
A task force comprised of principals, pastors and Catholic school parents will be appointed to explore possible changes to the current interparish subsidy policy for Catholic schools in the Diocese of St. Cloud. The diocesan Presbyteral Council supported the formation of the task force after discussing the current interparish subsidy policy and a new proposal […]
Combating racial disparities will require overcoming policies championed by both the political right and left that entrench established ideological and economic power structures. In other words, it requires the wisdom of Catholic social teaching.
It is revealing how a young person — without as much time here on earth and years of experience we adults have — has the wisdom and understands the importance of being attentive to the people around them and inevitably finding happiness for themselves and others by this awareness.
World Mission Rosary Day is Friday, Oct. 6, and World Mission Sunday is Sunday, Oct. 22. The St. Cloud Mission Office has a Mission Month Calendar and other resources to help pray the World Mission Rosary and other prayers for the world throughout the month. To learn about the World Mission Rosary and its colors, […]
The Act-oberfest Variety Show will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Falls Ballroom in Little Falls. Admission is free; donations accepted at the event will benefit diocesan youth faith formation activities. All are welcome. The community and fellowship-building event is co-sponsored by the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of […]
The Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of St. Cloud has published its annual report for the fiscal year 2016-2017. The report details scholarships and grants the foundation awarded in 2016-2017 as well as total distributions since those funds’ beginnings. In addition to the financials page, a page lists the categories of funds and individual funds […]
Bishop Donald Kettler installed newly elected Diocesan Council of Catholic Women officers at their 64th annual fall conference at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Little Falls Sept. 16. They are president Cheryl Weller, Belgrade; vice president Linda Scepurek, Little Falls; and secretary, Pat Kasella, Royalton. The theme of the conference was “Faith, Family and […]
Central Minnesota Koinonia will host its first “Food, Family, Fun & Fellowship” fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 21. Lunch is available from 1 to 4 p.m. The silent auction runs from 1 to 4:30 p.m., with the live auction from 2 to 2:30 p.m. It includes Minnesota sports tickets, weekend getaways, power tools, antiques, wine, movies and […]
The Knights of Columbus Public Relations Committee of St. Cloud will host an appreciation dinner for diocesan priests, sisters and deacons on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Sacred Heart Church in Sauk Rapids. A social begins at 5:15 p.m. with a roast beef dinner served at 6 p.m. Clergy and religious have received invitations. Reservations are […]
St. John’s Area School in Foley is celebrating its alumni on Saturday, Oct. 14. The event begins with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m., followed by Mass at 4 p.m. with Bishop Donald Kettler at St. John Church. A social for adults is from 5 to 6 p.m., and an adult dinner and […]
For Boy Scouts who wish to earn their Ad Altare Dei (“To the Altar of God”) Religious Emblems Award, the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting will host a retreat weekend Oct. 27-29 at Briggs Lodge, Camp Stearns. This retreat is open to any registered Boy Scout, grade seven or older, from the St. Cloud Diocese […]
There are two dates for Fully Engaged Sponsor Couple training. In St. Cloud it will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Pastoral Center. In Perham the training will be from noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at St. Henry Church. Registration for couples (names, address, phone number, parish […]