On the threshold of the 50th anniversary of Blessed Pope Paul VI’s encyclical “Humanae Vitae” July 26, we have an opportunity to read and learn from this prophetic document.
May we strive to illuminate our conscience, learning to understand the things we struggle to comprehend, to ask the Holy Spirit to guide us in ways we can more closely conform our will to that of God, and for the wisdom to pursue a life following God’s plan.
As she did 100 years ago when she appeared to the shepherd children at Fatima, Mary asks for our prayers.
May we learn a lesson from your courageous life, so that the other “Charlies” who come after you are treated with dignity and honor.
On Sunday, April 9, the St. Cloud Times’ front page article “No Planned Parenthood? More kids, cancer, chlamydia” was filled with innuendo, an absence of concrete facts and biased reporting. Not only did the article include only information from like-minded sources, it also used vague and dangerous language. It provided a view that no women’s […]
On March 9, 70-plus people from the Diocese of St. Cloud joined others from throughout Minnesota for the first Catholics at the Capitol event. This well-organized gathering included addresses from each of the bishops of Minnesota, outlining the three key issues we were to focus on in our legislative meetings later in the day.
From Dec. 8 through the beginning of the new year, we are privileged to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary five separate and distinct times.