Students learn how to be ‘good digital citizens’

As part of its efforts during Catholic Schools Week, Cathedral High School in St. Cloud welcomed speaker Dave Eisenmann, the director of instructional technology and media services at Minnetonka Public Schools, to engage students in his presentation, “Being a Good Digital Citizen.” Eisenmann talked with students Feb. 2 about cyberbullying and harassment, sexting, the dangers […]

Prayer team offers help with inner healing

Above: Father Greg Paffel, priest director of the St. Cloud Jesus Heals team, prays with Alecia Kabore and her daughter, Zola, following the Fraternity of Priests Mass for Healing Feb. 8 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. Jesus Heals team member Debbie Blickenstaff of Perham assists. Photo by Kristi Anderson / The Visitor About […]

Shrine profile – Divine Mercy Shrine of Sauk Centre

Pope Francis declared an Extraordinary Year of Mercy, beginning Dec. 8, 2015, and ending Nov. 20, 2016. Bishop Donald Kettler has designated places of pilgrimage and shrines within the St. Cloud Diocese for this Holy Year, inviting the faithful to experience grace and reconciliation as they rediscover joy in the mercy of God. A pilgrimage […]

Lent – Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016 – A journey toward change

By Daniel S. Mulhall There are three days within the church’s liturgical year that are guaranteed to bring people to a church service. The first two are Christmas and Easter. They are the two most important feasts in Christianity, marking, as they do, the birth and resurrection of Jesus. The third day is Ash Wednesday. […]

Shrine profile – National Shrine of St. Odilia

Pope Francis declared an Extraordinary Year of Mercy, which began Dec. 8, 2015, and ends Nov. 20, 2016. Bishop Donald Kettler has designated places of pilgrimage and shrines within the St. Cloud Diocese for this Holy Year, inviting the faithful to experience grace and reconciliation as they rediscover joy in the mercy of God. A […]