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 Diocese of St. Cloud is offering a day for people to learn about the practices of stewardship. The day’s theme is, “Stewardship as a Way of Life: Building Vibrant and Engaged Parishes.”
St. Columbkille, St. Wendel St. Columbkille Parish in St. Wendel celebrated its 150th anniversary July 29. The festivities began with an outdoor polka Mass with music by the Nite Owls from Sauk Centre and continued with a hog roast, refreshments, DJ music, horse-drawn wagon rides, face painting and a bouncy house. Seven Dolors, Albany Seven […]
Sister Maria Laudem Gloriae (Kathryn) Dolan professed perpetual vows July 14 in Corpus Christi, Texas, as a sister of the Society of Our Lady of the Most High Trinity. The daughter of Larry and Linda Dolan of Sartell, she was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Sartell and attended the parish’s elementary school, […]
Paula Foley has been selected as the new principal of Cathedral High School in St. Cloud, the school’s board of directors and Catholic Community Schools announced July 30.
Thirty-nine pilgrims from the parish of Polhov Gradec near the capital city of Ljubljana, Slovenia, traveled to the United States to follow in the footsteps of their Slovenian ancestors, including Father Francis Xavier Pierz, former St. Cloud Bishop James Trobec and Bishop Frederic Baraga, all Slovenian missionaries to the United States.
The Stumpfs and their family, who will be wearing coordinating blue shirts at the event, have planned a variety of activities. The day begins with Mass at 11 a.m. with Bishop Donald Kettler, followed by a speaker, Michelle Litke, who is a teacher at Holy Trinity School in Pierz and a cancer survivor.
The Diocese of St. Cloud has created a new position to help form parish leaders. The new role, titled associate director of lay leadership, is part of the office of Catholic Education Ministries.
The 12th annual Green Fair Folk Festival will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, outdoors at St. Francis Convent. This community celebration showcasing environmentally friendly ideas is free and open to the public.