Trappist Father Richard Gans will celebrate his 60th anniversary as a Trappist priest with a Mass of thanksgiving at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at his hometown parish of St. Alexius in West Union. A coffee and doughnut gathering in the church basement will follow. Father Gans made his solemn vows as a Trappist monk […]
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Morris will host a special Mass for Healing at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15. Bishop Donald Kettler and the Fraternity of Priests will concelebrate Mass and offer the sacrament of anointing of the sick. All are welcome. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is at 4 p.m. The […]
The annual novena of rosaries preceding the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary begins 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at Assumption (Grasshopper) Chapel and continues daily — rain or shine — through Aug. 15. The novena each evening includes song, rosary, special prayer and petitions. The vigil Mass commemorating the Feast of the […]
On Friday, Aug. 5, the Melrose/Sauk Centre Deanery of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will host a tour of Year of Mercy chapels in the St. Cloud Diocese.
Hands Across the World is sponsoring a recreational community soccer tournament from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Wilson Park in St. Cloud. The event is open to everyone. Participants may register as individuals or as a team of seven players; individuals will be placed on a team on the day of the […]
The parish of St. Lawrence was founded in 1866 by a group of German settlers. St. Lawrence parish currently has a membership of 195 families and 439 members. The information below was compiled by the St. Lawrence parish staff. Q: What is the most interesting facet of your church building? A: St. Lawrence Church, with […]
Jeff Cavins, a national speaker and Scripture scholar, will be the keynote speaker for diocesan Stewardship Day Aug. 24.
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.
The event, which will take place at the Czech farm half a mile south of Gilman, will be held Aug. 21, rain or shine.
“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 […]