Between 6,000 and 7,000 poor people attended the Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica as special guests, the Vatican said.
Father Peter VanderWeyst organizes two family formation nights a year for each of his parishes. The most recent theme was “a tour of saints,” for which he created 14 hand-painted portraits of saints.
An estimated 400-500 people attended the historic joint worship service Nov. 5 at Our Lady of Victory in Fergus Falls. Titled “Lutherans and Catholics Together in Hope,” it was a blend of music, prayer, readings from Scripture, and reflections from both Lutheran Bishop Larry Wohlrabe and St. Cloud Bishop Donald Kettler.
June 8, 2017, will probably always be a day etched in Molly Powers’ mind. Not only was it exactly a month since she and her husband, Kevin, suffered the loss of a child through miscarriage, it also was her last day in campus ministry at the University of Illinois in Chicago and was the day […]
The Visitor invites young artists across the diocese to complete and then illustrate this sentence: “I unwrap the real gift of Christmas when I …”
The parishes of St. Paul and Our Lady of the Angels in Sauk Centre and St. Alexius in West Union, along with Holy Family School, have been following the sainthood cause of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati for more than a year.
About 50 people weathered a 45-minute tour, called the “Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk,” through Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud in the early evening Oct. 27, encountering dramatic stories and enactments with martyrs and saints.
Catholic astronaut Mark Vande Hei of Falls Church, Virginia, requested a call from Pope Francis, before his first space mission began this year, and Oct. 26 his wish upon a star came true.
A month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Catholic organizations, groups and individuals were still among the most prominent responders to the needs of a suffering people.
“Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body.” — Colossians 3:14 Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, World Mission Sunday began in 1926 by Pope Pius XI and was organized […]