For the third consecutive year, the Diocese of St. Cloud will celebrate a “Festival of Forgiveness” at various locations across the diocese giving thousands of people the opportunity to receive the sacrament of reconciliation.
When Peggy Berger heard about the work of The Compassion Connection in Becker, a resource for those in need in the community with a specialized focus on foster/adoptive families, she thought it would be a great opportunity to engage the youth in her parish in the spirit of service.
This year’s Rice Bowl program has taken on a special theme, following the two-year “Share the Journey” campaign kicked off by Pope Francis last September. As part of this ongoing effort of the universal church, Rice Bowl, too, is focusing on ways in which we share the journey of those in need, particularly migrants and refugees.
Hannah Salfer, a St. Cloud State University student and the February winner of The Visitor’s Youth and Young Adult Award, is described as a missionary disciple who lives to serve and serves with unmatched exuberance.
The Diocese of St. Cloud celebrated Catholic Schools Week by holding Masses at two locations simultaneously Jan. 31. Two thousand students and teachers from the St. Cloud area Catholic Community Schools gathered at Cathedral High School, while 600 were on hand at St. John’s Abbey Church in Collegeville.
As members of the association, The Visitor is excited to celebrate what we do all year long in bringing the latest in Catholic news as well as inspirational stories to the people of the St. Cloud Diocese.
For 24 hours, beginning at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30, a national online giving campaign, “Many Gifts, One Nation,” will assist people who want to donate to Catholic schools.
Join fellow Minnesota Catholics for Capitol 101, a morning of education in advocacy at the State Capitol in St. Paul.
In its 15th year, the Catholic Men’s Conference is a day-long retreat for men to renew their faith, learn, experience fellowship and grow in relationships with their families, church and communities.
Nathaniel Walz, a 16-year-old sophomore at Cathedral High School and a “Dreamer,” was part of a panel from the civil rights group La Asamblea de Derechos Civiles, a faith-based immigrant empowerment organization, who presented a forum at the College of St. Benedict’s Gorecki Center Jan. 18.
“Many Gifts, One Nation” is an online, 24-hour giving campaign for individuals to donate to local Catholic schools.
From the first day Seth Lardy entered the world just 26 weeks into his mother’s pregnancy, weighing in at 1 pound, 13 ounces, he would begin fighting for life. Seth, now 27, and his twin brother Cord both survived the early arrival. Seth long believed God spared his life so he could serve the Lord […]