Catholic bishops and groups throughout the nation called for peace after three people died and several others were injured following clashes between pacifists, protesters and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, Aug. 11 and 12.
Catholics across the country are preparing for the V Encuentro (“fifth encounter”), a national process of discerning ways in which the church in the United States can better respond to the growing Hispanic/Latino presence.
When longtime parishioner Gail Schlicht, a retired nurse, learned that the pews salvaged after the fire that tore through the church March 11, 2016, were not going to be reused in the renovation, she was eager to see if she could get some of the rescued wood on her lathe.
The theme for this year’s Rural Life Celebration is “Caring for God’s Creation: Sharing in the Stewardship of God’s Country,” something the Joe and Toni Borgerding family have been working on for over 40 years.
As guests pull into the driveway of Adam and Leah Brix’s house just outside of Rockville on the first Friday of each month, they might think it looks like many other rural homes with its green acres, red outbuildings and kids running around. When the couple opens wide the doors of their large shed, however, […]
Doing anything from hilling potatoes to rabbit-proofing the gate to staking up pepper plants, to watering and weeding, about 200 volunteers from the Paynesville area are committed to their Food Shelf Garden on the outskirts of town. Last year, the garden — four-fifths of an acre in size — yielded 8,600 pounds of produce, which […]
On the heels of a four-day gathering of 3,100 people at the Convocation of Catholic Leaders, in Orlando, Florida, Bishop Donald Kettler is convening a follow-up discussion with the 10 delegates from the Diocese of St. Cloud who joined him at the unprecedented event in early July.
The “completely senseless deaths” of 10 people who died of heat exhaustion and suffocation they suffered from being held in a tractor-trailer “is an incomprehensible tragedy,” said Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller of San Antonio.
Chris Gard and Connie Yates announced in London’s High Court July 24 that they had ended their legal struggle to take their baby overseas for treatment.
Family and friends help Leroy Hanisch assemble “St. Augusta’s Largest Rosary” at St. Mary, Help of Christians Church in St. Augusta.