The parish was founded in 1864 and now has 384 households. These questions were answered by parishioner Elissa Brenny, who was assisted by other parishioners. Q: What is the most interesting facet of your church building? A: We call our church “a cathedral in the country” — it is a rather large building. The present […]
“It is hard that those who are willing to sacrifice so much are so neglected spiritually,” Father Theis said. “I am very pleased that both Bishop Donald Kettler and Bishop Emeritus John Kinney support our men and women in uniform by offering the services of priests from the Diocese of St. Cloud.”
Bishop Donald Kettler will preside at two special Masses in September — the first for the feast of St. Cloud and the second to pray for world peace. The feast of St. Cloud will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. Parish groups and individuals are invited […]
In a personal message addressed to each of the 10 members of the new Refugee Olympic Team, Pope Francis wished them success in their events and thanked them for the witness they are giving the world.
In a world traumatized by war, young people gathered for World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, gave strong signs of hope and brotherhood, Pope Francis said.
Having experienced spiritual direction — a practice that exemplifies the spiritual work of mercy, “counseling the doubtful” — Dawn Carrillo found herself intrigued with the idea of becoming a spiritual director herself.
“Each person is a gift from God and needs to be loved, respected and protected, even in challenging circumstances,” the monument reads.
“With pain and horror” for the “absurd violence,” Pope Francis expressed his condemnation of “every form of hatred” and offered his prayers for all those involved.
“By stepping forward to embrace the suffering, through unified, concrete action animated by the love of Christ, we hope to nurture peace and build bridges of communication and mutual aid in our own communities,” said a July 21 statement from Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Father Nicholas Landsberger’s love for gardening made a life-changing impact on one young man from Lastrup.