Bishop Donald Kettler presided at Mass during this year’s Catholic Charities Rural Life Celebration at the Joe and Toni Borgerding farm near Belgrade Aug. 13.
The Diocese of St. Cloud needs singers and instrumentalists to assist with the diocesan V Encuentro and Diocesan Ministry Day events, Sunday, Sept. 24 and Monday, Sept. 25, respectively. Both will be held at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. Rudolph Lopez, from OCP Publications, will be the clinician for the musicians, according […]
Assumption Parish was founded in 1892. It currently has about 400 households. The following responses were provided by a committee of parishioners and Father Aaron Nett. Q: What is the most interesting facet of your church building? A: In the original building are beautiful exposed wood beams and a high altar made of hand-carved oak […]
The Visitor’s Youth and Young adult awards will recognize 12 individuals or married couples — one each month starting in September — who are enthusiastic about their Catholic faith and set a good example for their peers.
Catholics across the country are preparing for the V Encuentro (“fifth encounter”), a national process of discerning ways in which the church in the United States can better respond to the growing Hispanic/Latino presence.
Many of the missioners — whether short-term or long-term — are willing and able to continue to minister to, and with, the Hispanic/Latino communities in the St. Cloud Diocese by celebrating Masses, performing the sacraments and providing pastoral ministry.
When longtime parishioner Gail Schlicht, a retired nurse, learned that the pews salvaged after the fire that tore through the church March 11, 2016, were not going to be reused in the renovation, she was eager to see if she could get some of the rescued wood on her lathe.
Sister Tamra Thomas and Sister Bridgette Powers professed their final vows at Sacred Heart Chapel of St. Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph July 11.
Sauk Centre family, performing at the Rural Life Celebration Aug. 13, aim to keep their music positive, inspiring and clean with hopes to bring a little bit of that prairie feel woven through the stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
As guests pull into the driveway of Adam and Leah Brix’s house just outside of Rockville on the first Friday of each month, they might think it looks like many other rural homes with its green acres, red outbuildings and kids running around. When the couple opens wide the doors of their large shed, however, […]
Doing anything from hilling potatoes to rabbit-proofing the gate to staking up pepper plants, to watering and weeding, about 200 volunteers from the Paynesville area are committed to their Food Shelf Garden on the outskirts of town. Last year, the garden — four-fifths of an acre in size — yielded 8,600 pounds of produce, which […]