Pet Blessing

Pets and their people gathered outside Sacred Heart Church in Sauk Rapids Oct. 2 to celebrate the feast of St. Francis with a blessing. After a short prayer service, Father Ralph Zimmerman blessed each animal. The feast, which is Oct. 4, celebrates the life of St. Francis, who was born in the 12th century and […]

Collection at Mass for Health Care Professionals to benefit free screenings

The collection taken during the Mass for Health Care Professionals will benefit Project H.E.A.L. (Health, Education, Access, Link), an outreach program of CentraCare Family Health Center that offers free health screenings and basic care at various Central Minnesota locations for those who have little or no insurance. Health care professionals from all faiths as well […]