Fare For All, a local non-profit food program created to make buying fresh fruits and vegetables more economical for community members, will be selling holiday packs for $30 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 Co. Rd. 2, St. Joseph, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14.
Catholic Charities Emergency Services, in cooperation with the Valhalla Detachment of the U.S. Marine Corps League, sponsors the St. Cloud Area Toys for Tots program to help ensure no child goes without a gift at Christmastime.
“I think the greatest thing he taught me was simply to find joy in life,” said friend Dr. Rick Rysavy.
A funeral liturgy workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Pastoral Center in St. Cloud. This workshop is for anyone interested in learning more about the Order of Christian Funerals, including parts of the rite, music and readings. Deacons, liturgists and musicians would benefit from attending this […]
There’s still time! Last December, The Visitor announced the “Pilgrimage Passport: A Journey of Mercy” project. This project is intended for individuals, families, students, schools, youth groups and anyone who wants to mark the Year of Mercy in a special way. Once an act of mercy has been performed or received or a pilgrimage has […]
A Vocation Mass will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud with Father Scott Pogatchnik, diocesan vocation director presiding. Father Ben Kociemba, associate vocations director, will concelebrate. National Vocation Awareness Week is Nov. 6-12. This annual celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States is dedicated […]
A Mass of Hope and Healing will be celebrated at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, at St. Paul Parish in Sauk Centre. This special Mass is for couples experiencing infertility, as well as those who have suffered the loss of a child through miscarriage, abortion, SIDS, illness or accident. The event includes a candle-lighting […]
For the first time, 11-year-old Diana Renteria cantored at Mass Sunday, Oct. 16, at St. Andrew Church in Elk River. It was also the first time many people from the area attended Mass in their native language — Spanish
Ever since a seventh-grade Spanish class sparked her interest in Latin America, Molly Minnerath has been interested in global relationships. Just over 10 years later, she is serving as a short-term lay missioner in the Maryknoll Bolivia Immersion Program in Cochabamba, Bolivia
The Department of Social Concerns for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud hosts a gathering every year for parish social ministry teams and others who are interested in social ministry. This year, the gathering was held Oct. 8 at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Richmond. The theme for the day was “Building […]
Bishop Donald Kettler conferred the Ministry of Acolyte on seminarian Michael Grundhoefer on Oct. 12.
The Freeport Community Center was filled to capacity Oct. 16 for the third annual Act-oberfest variety show. The event, which featured talent from around the diocese, raised more than $3,300 for the Generation Next Fund of the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Saint Cloud. Money raised will help local youth attend the diocese’s Senior […]
Archbishop Bernard Hebda of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will celebrate the student Mass at 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at St. John’s Abbey and University Church in Collegeville. “As the archbishop of our neighboring diocese and since many of our students come from the archdiocese, we wanted to extend an invitation to […]