Lieutenant Scott MacKissock, administrator of the Morrison County Jail, nominated the Welles for the award, which they received Sept. 14.
After a year-and-a-half of planning, a two-year certification program for Hispanic lay leaders was launched in Melrose Sept. 8, welcoming 55 participants from the Diocese of St. Cloud as well as 13 participants from neighboring dioceses.
Catholic schools across the diocese are helping those affected by the hurricanes that rocked the southern part of the country.
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 […]
Bishop Kettler will offer a special blessing during the Mass for the hands of health workers in recognition of the caring outreach practiced by those in medical professions.
The Diocese of St. Cloud has a certification process for lay ecclesial ministers serving in the roles of parish catechetical leader and youth ministry leader as one way to ensure competent, faithful leaders in parishes.
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 […]