Father Peter VanderWeyst organizes two family formation nights a year for each of his parishes. The most recent theme was “a tour of saints,” for which he created 14 hand-painted portraits of saints.
The Diocesan Pastoral Council met with Bishop Donald Kettler Nov. 4 at St. Mary of Mount Carmel in Long Prairie where he welcomed new members.
An estimated 400-500 people attended the historic joint worship service Nov. 5 at Our Lady of Victory in Fergus Falls. Titled “Lutherans and Catholics Together in Hope,” it was a blend of music, prayer, readings from Scripture, and reflections from both Lutheran Bishop Larry Wohlrabe and St. Cloud Bishop Donald Kettler.
Study sessions summarize the last 50 years of theological conversation between the ELCA and the Catholic Church.
Paynesville On Oct. 29, Pastor Paul Shumaker and Pastor Adam Butler from Paynesville Lutheran Church joined Father Glenn Krystosek at the 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Louis Church in Paynesville to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation. Pastor Butler and Father Krystosek shared introductory prayers and a final blessing at the […]
As part of National Vocation Awareness Week Nov. 5-11, vocation directors from around the diocese organized a panel discussion in which the public was invited to ask questions about discerning vocations.
St. Gabriel’s, part of Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives, partnered with local organizations to form the Morrison County Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention program that educates local communities on responding to the opioid epidemic.
Bishop Donald Kettler is asking that every parish of the Diocese of St. Cloud take up a special collection on the weekend of Nov. 25-26 to assist victims of Hurricane Maria and earthquakes in Mexico.
Bishop Donald Kettler of the Diocese of Saint Cloud has added two names to the list of clergy likely to have abused minors.
In honor of National Vocation Awareness Week, Nov. 5-11, The Visitor is featuring “snapshots” of the diocese’s newest seminarians, who share something about themselves and their vocational calling. Meet Kevin Soenneker.
In honor of National Vocation Awareness Week, Nov. 5-11, The Visitor is featuring “snapshots” of the diocese’s newest seminarians, who share something about themselves and their vocational calling. Meet Steven Wielenberg.