Summer camps for youth to be hosted by Vocation Office, religious communities

•  The Vocation Office of the St. Cloud Diocese invites boys from grades seven through 10 to attend one of three vocation camps. They are from June 13-15 in Battle Lake, June 20-22 in Avon and July 11-13 in Big Lake. Daily activities include morning and evening prayer, presentations, vocation stories, breakout sessions, adoration, confession, […]

Pilgrimage site profile: St. Clare’s Monastery

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 […]

Christian-Muslim panel to discuss care for environment

“We Christians and Muslims: Caring for our Environment” is the title of a panel discussion Saturday, April 14, at Discovery School, 700 7th St. S., Waite Park. Speakers are Bernie Evans, professor of theology at St. John’s University, Collegeville, and Jaylani Hussien, director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations for Minnesota. The discussion begins with […]