Catholic Community Schools board of directors holds its first meeting

The board of directors of Catholic Community Schools met for the first time May 17 to begin the work of making the St. Cloud-area consolidated school system operational for the 2017-2018 school year. Board members elected officers and briefly discussed some of the board’s initial priorities, including securing start-up capital for CCS, beginning a search […]

Pilgrimage Site Profile: Benedictine Fathers and Brothers — St. John’s Abbey Church

Pope Francis declared an Extraordinary Year of Mercy beginning Dec. 8, 2015, and ending Nov. 20, 2016. In addition to designating shrines within the St. Cloud Diocese as places of pilgrimage, Bishop Donald Kettler encourages parishioners to pray with the diocese’s religious communities during this Holy Year of Mercy.  This is the last of the […]

Pilgrimage Site Profile: Crosier Fathers and Brothers — Holy Cross Priory Church

Pope Francis declared an Extraordinary Year of Mercy beginning Dec. 8, 2015, and ending Nov. 20, 2016. In addition to designating shrines within the St. Cloud Diocese as places of pilgrimage, Bishop Donald Kettler has encouraged parishioners to pray with the diocese’s religious communities during this Holy Year of Mercy. The Visitor introduced a pilgrimage […]

Diocesan Pastoral Council prepares for Life and Dignity Sunday in October

The Diocesan Pastoral Council discussed how to help parishes in the diocese engage in Life and Dignity Sunday, set for the weekend of Oct. 22-23. Parishioners will be encouraged to register that weekend for the Catholic Advocacy Network, an online resource that informs Minnesota Catholics about the responsibilities of faithful citizenship, while also providing them […]