The Diocese of St. Cloud is offering a day for people to learn about the practices of stewardship. The day’s theme is, “Stewardship as a Way of Life: Building Vibrant and Engaged Parishes.”
Cathedral’s board of directors and Catholic Community Schools announced Foley’s appointment July 30. She succeeds Lynn Grewing, who served as Cathedral’s principal for 17 years.
St. Columbkille, St. Wendel St. Columbkille Parish in St. Wendel celebrated its 150th anniversary July 29. The festivities began with an outdoor polka Mass with music by the Nite Owls from Sauk Centre and continued with a hog roast, refreshments, DJ music, horse-drawn wagon rides, face painting and a bouncy house. Seven Dolors, Albany Seven […]
The Diocese of St. Cloud launched a new online platform Aug. 1 designed to help its parishes and Catholic schools maintain safe-environment records and streamline training information.
Thirty-nine pilgrims from the parish of Polhov Gradec near the capital city of Ljubljana, Slovenia, traveled to the United States to follow in the footsteps of their Slovenian ancestors, including Father Francis Xavier Pierz, former St. Cloud Bishop James Trobec and Bishop Frederic Baraga, all Slovenian missionaries to the United States.
The Stumpfs and their family, who will be wearing coordinating blue shirts at the event, have planned a variety of activities. The day begins with Mass at 11 a.m. with Bishop Donald Kettler, followed by a speaker, Michelle Litke, who is a teacher at Holy Trinity School in Pierz and a cancer survivor.
The Diocese of St. Cloud has created a new position to help form parish leaders. The new role, titled associate director of lay leadership, is part of the office of Catholic Education Ministries.
Sara Kigin finished in first place in the 100-meter freestyle, fourth in the 200-meter freestyle, fifth in the 400-meter freestyle and second in the 4×25 relay.
When you catch sisters Nikki and Tricia Walz together, it’s not hard to notice the family resemblance — their wide welcoming smiles, their long golden tresses and their happy laughs. But what people often notice is “more than just a pretty face.”
Cathy Bahmer, member of St. Mary Parish in Little Falls, has been named this year’s recipient of the Humanae Vitae Award. This year is especially significant as it is the 50th anniversary of the document, which was released in 1968 and explains the Catholic Church’s teaching about human life, married love, responsible parenthood and natural family planning. Pope Paul VI will be canonized in October in Rome along with martyr Oscar Romero.