Ever since a seventh-grade Spanish class sparked her interest in Latin America, Molly Minnerath has been interested in global relationships. Just over 10 years later, she is serving as a short-term lay missioner in the Maryknoll Bolivia Immersion Program in Cochabamba, Bolivia
Over the past several months, many faithful Catholics have expressed deep dissatisfaction with this year’s presidential election, and understandably so: Neither major party candidate seems personally guided by a consistent ethic of life, and there are deep, concerning questions about the character of both.
From the dramatic vistas of the Grand Canyon in Arizona to the glistening waters of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, national parks have stood as places of wonder, history and culture.
Two Catholic organizations are calling on physicians to urge the American Medical Association to maintain its current stance against physician-assisted suicide.
We modern-day disciples face many challenges when it comes to voting and living out our civic responsibilities. We live in a political environment often marked by strident partisanship, negative campaigning and simplistic sound bites. We may feel politically homeless because candidates and political parties fail to embrace a vision of society consistent with the Gospel — a vision that respects everyone’s God-given human dignity and helps build a world in which every person can reach their full potential.
About 370 people gathered at the Mark and Carla Hoelscher farm in Browerville Sept. 24 to celebrate and pray for the partnerships between the Diocese of St. Cloud and the dioceses of Homa Bay, Kenya, and Maracay, Venezuela. Through a collection at Mass, a free will offering at dinner and a silent auction, the event […]
As a way of marking the Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis, St. Mary’s Cathedral is hosting a special Day of Prayer for Peace and Mercy Oct. 14. The daylong event will include a visit of the world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima.
Pope Francis donned a green hospital gown over his white cassock and entered the neonatal unit of a Rome hospital.
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faith formation director, Shirley Scapanski, will receive certification as lay ecclesial minister.
Pope Francis has called for several events to mark the Jubilee Year of Mercy, which runs through Nov. 20. One of those events is a Jubilee for Catechists.
For the gate is small and the way is narrow, Matthew said in his Gospel. Admonishing the sinner is a spiritual work of mercy meant to be a gentle way of helping a person correct wrong choices or behavior. That person, in turn, can then choose to make amends for what they have done and help others not to make the same mistakes they made.