The decision, which they said was made “in the best interest of all of our students and the future of our institutions,” was announced Dec. 8 in a letter to the campus communities in St. Joseph and Collegeville.
When Steven Howard first moved to St. Cloud in 2008 to serve as the executive director of WACOSA, a nonprofit that helps people with disabilities find employment opportunities, Steve Bresnahan was the first person to make him feel welcome in the community.
The leader of the worldwide Crosier Order, Father Laurentius Tarpin, recently visited the United States for the first time since being named master general in 2015. He spent a week at the priory in Phoenix, Arizona, before arriving in Onamia Nov. 14.
Volunteers are needed to conduct the next Point-in-Time Count, an annual effort to estimate the number of Americans without safe, stable housing.
Benedictine Brother Isaiah Frederick, 43, will be ordained to the priesthood Dec. 10 at St. John’s Abbey. He was born in Puyallup, Washington, and grew up in Washington, New Mexico and Arizona. At St. John’s University, he majored in accounting and was a member of the U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps; he graduated in […]
Youth from Holy Cross Church in Butler raised money to invest in microloans that will help people in developing countries start their own businesses.
The Knights of Columbus Council 5548 hosts its fifth Coats for Kids and Black Friday giveaway from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at the old St. Joseph School (Edu-Care) in Waite Park. The KCs ask that children be accompanied by adults, a parent or significant other. St. Joseph is located at 108 […]
Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Rockville will host a free poster exhibit of 126 worldwide eucharistic miracles. The posters contain photographs, maps and explanations. The display will be available to view from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3; and 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]
Catholics throughout the world are encouraged to support the cloistered and monastic life on World Day of Cloistered Life, Monday, Nov. 21. The primary purpose of this day, traditionally known as “Pro Orantibus Day” (“For Those Who Pray”), is to support — both spiritually and materially — the gift of the cloistered contemplative life. A […]
Q: What is the most interesting facet of your church building? A: Definitely the wooden support beams that cross the ceiling and give the coffered effect. They have a very striking presence in the body of the church as well as in the sacristy. Q: What is the most popular event or tradition at your […]
St. Mary Parish in Alexandria will host a free community Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, at St. Mary’s School gym, 421 Hawthorne St. Free meals will also be delivered to the homebound. To request free meal deliveries, call 320-766-4198.
When his longtime friend and priestly brother Father Lloyd Haupt was nearing the end of his life last fall, Father Silverius Schmitt had the privilege of anointing him and praying with him while he was in hospice care at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta.