The relics of the two saints came to St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud June 27 as part of the U.S. Catholic Church’s Fortnight for Freedom observance this year.
In his first public address in almost a year, retired Pope Benedict XVI expressed his sincere gratefulness to Pope Francis.
With a tie vote June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Obama administration’s plan to temporarily protect more than 4 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation.
ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — In Orlando and major cities around the nation and the world, people gathered June 13 to pay tribute to those killed and injured in the shooting rampage in Orlando the previous day. About 700 people also gathered to pray for those attacked and for peace in the world at St. James […]
Jackson will be inducted June 15 into the Order of St. Gregory the Great, a papal knighthood granted for outstanding service to the Catholic Church.
Michael Stalboerger joined Birthline Inc. of St. Cloud May 16 as its new executive director. The Christian-based organization provides education, mentoring, support services and referrals to those affected by an unintended or crisis pregnancy. Family is what drives Stalboerger, who lives in Cold Spring with his wife, Mandy, and their two children Noah, 6, and […]
Representatives from Holy Cross Parish in Butler traveled May 17 to Melrose to meet with Father Marvin Enneking, pastor of St. Mary Parish in Melrose. After hearing about the fire that St. Mary’s experienced March 11, the Holy Cross parish community wanted to deliver messages of hope, compassion and solidarity, especially since they know what […]
When Louise May saw a picture of Pope Francis opening the Holy Door of Mercy at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, she said she heard “a whisper of the Holy Spirit.” May, who teaches art at St. Mary Help of Christians School in St. Augusta, decided to work with the sixth-grade students to create a […]
By Maria Wiering / For The Visitor The establishment of a surrogacy commission, passage of drug sentencing reform legislation and withdrawal of a bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide are among the victories the Minnesota Catholic Conference is celebrating following the end of the Minnesota State Legislature’s 11-week session May 23. “A lot of good things […]