Each year, Our Sunday Visitor — a national Catholic publishing company — recognizes outstanding Catholic leaders from around the country for their contributions to the church and society throughout the year.
The Visitor produces cassette tape recordings of each issue of the The Visitor to people who are blind or visually impaired. This service is absolutely FREE. This important ministry is made possible through the generosity of volunteers who read The Visitor onto tape each week, and through the financial support of parishioners giving to the […]
The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held Dec. 10 and 11 in the Diocese of St. Cloud. Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office, the parish-based appeal benefits nearly 33,000 senior Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order priests whose communities lack adequate retirement savings. The St. Cloud Diocese contributed $68,060 to the […]
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.
A new coalition has formed in Minnesota following a recent push to legalize physician-assisted suicide in the state.
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.
For more than 20 years, St. John’s Area School in Foley has carried on the tradition of baking, packaging and selling homemade Christmas treats each December.
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 […]
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 […]