Upsala young adult spreads the message to “stay true to yourself.”
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.”
Michael Haney’s journey to becoming Catholic hasn’t always been easy, but he feels the joy that is in this parish is unbelievable and fun to be a part of.
Chantelle Frie strives to live her life and her faith without fear. Whenever something needs to be done in her parish of St. Mary’s in Upsala, she isn’t afraid to step up and give it a try, something she said is an inspiration from her favorite saint, St. Teresa of Calcutta.
Micah Fleck, the April YAYA awards winner, blends her love of music with her love for the Catholic faith at the piano in her home parish of St. Elizabeth in Brennyville.
Over the course of 2,000 years, the church has canonized myriad bishops, priests and deacons, but what is common to all of them is their path to holiness was marked by a unique sacrament: holy orders.
What is the current situation of lay leadership in the Diocese of St. Cloud? What is envisioned moving forward?
Through a “Why Catholic” study group in their parish, St. Joseph in Pierz, Michelle and Jamie Litke have seen their faith increase as well as their commitment to their family and their community.
The Visitor has compiled current and historical data to help paint a picture of the changes the diocese has experienced over the last few decades.
About 450 people gathered Feb. 11 at Melrose High School to see a proposal for a new church in Melrose.