Having experienced spiritual direction — a practice that exemplifies the spiritual work of mercy, “counseling the doubtful” — Dawn Carrillo found herself intrigued with the idea of becoming a spiritual director herself.
Loecken became part of the Family Life Bureau Dec. 1, 1974. That was the beginning of 42 years with the office, which has had three name changes over the years.
“Each person is a gift from God and needs to be loved, respected and protected, even in challenging circumstances,” the monument reads.
Members of the parishes of Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Mary in Little Falls, sisters from St. Francis Convent and friends from various churches are producing “Church Ladies Holiday Bizarre” Aug. 10-11 in Little Falls. The “funraiser” dinner theater begins with a social hour at 5 p.m. at the Little Falls Ballroom, Little Falls, […]
St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Ramsey, Minnesota, is organizing the annual Pedal Pilgrimage starting and ending at Assumption (Grasshopper) Chapel in Cold Spring. Bicyclers will gather at 4 p.m., Aug. 15 — the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary — for prayer at the base of Chapel Hill in Cold Spring and […]
Join Patrick Coffin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at St. Michael Church, 1036 Co. Rd. 4, St. Cloud, for “Recharge!,” a one-night mission focused on “Coming Back to Church, Even If You Go Every Sunday.” Coffin is the author and host of the national radio show “Catholic Answers Live.” A question-and-answer session and book […]
The diocesan Office of Stewardship and Development is offering a Stewardship Day titled “A Pipeline for God’s Amazing Work.”
While the parish’s Catholic roots in Sauk Rapids date back to the 1850s, the first Mass was celebrated July 14, 1918, and the parish was officially incorporated May 1, 1919.
During the 10 years Betty Nystrom has served as coordinator for the religious education program at St. Anne Parish in Kimball, she has often heard youth and confirmation students express an interest in going on a mission trip.
On June 27, Father Tom Mboya arrived in the U.S. from the Diocese of Homa Bay, Kenya. Father John Odero will return to Kenya in September.
Each year the Diocese of St. Cloud calls for nominations for its Humanae Vitae Award — an honor given to a person who has exhibited extraordinary courage in promoting the teachings of the encyclical “Humanae Vitae.”