The diocesan-wide pastoral planning process is moving forward with Area Catholic Communities and feedback on the proposed parish placements will be taken until Thanksgiving.
Brenda Kresky, diocesan planning director, unveiled a preliminary draft of the 2019 pastoral plan at the annual clergy conference.
What is the current situation of lay leadership in the Diocese of St. Cloud? What is envisioned moving forward?
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.
The Diocese of St. Cloud is working toward a new pastoral plan for parishes expected to launch in the summer of 2019.
Continuing toward their goal of unrolling a plan for parishes in the diocese in 2019 to prepare for the expected decline in the number of priests, members of the Diocesan Planning Council held meetings in each of the seven deaneries of the St. Cloud Diocese in November and early December.
A priest task force charged with making recommendations in light of an expected decline in the number of active priests between 2020 and 2030 reported on its progress at the diocesan Planning Council meeting Feb. 18 in St. Cloud. Bishop Donald Kettler asked the eight-person committee, organized last fall and chaired by Father Matthew Crane, […]