Year of Mercy leaves indelible mark in diocese

With the special year coming to a close Nov. 20, words and phrases like “Holy Door,” “pilgrimage,” “corporal and spiritual works of mercy,” “dialogue,” “reconciliation” and “healing” call out for further reflection. For many, these encounters with God’s mercy have left a mark that won’t disappear when the jubilee year ends.

Pilgrimage Site Profile: Crosier Fathers and Brothers — Holy Cross Priory Church

Pope Francis declared an Extraordinary Year of Mercy beginning Dec. 8, 2015, and ending Nov. 20, 2016. In addition to designating shrines within the St. Cloud Diocese as places of pilgrimage, Bishop Donald Kettler has encouraged parishioners to pray with the diocese’s religious communities during this Holy Year of Mercy. The Visitor introduced a pilgrimage […]

Pilgrimage site profile: St. Benedict’s Monastery — Sacred Heart Chapel

Pope Francis declared an Extraordinary Year of Mercy beginning Dec. 8, 2015, and ending Nov. 20, 2016. In addition to designating shrines within the St. Cloud Diocese as places of pilgrimage, Bishop Donald Kettler has encouraged parishioners to pray with the diocese’s religious communities during this Holy Year of Mercy. The Visitor introduced a pilgrimage […]

Pilgrimage site profile: St. Clare’s Monastery

Pope Francis declared an Extraordinary Year of Mercy, beginning Dec. 8, 2015, and ending Nov. 20, 2016. In addition to designating shrines within the St. Cloud Diocese as places of pilgrimage, Bishop Donald Kettler has encouraged parishioners to pray with the diocese’s religious communities during this Holy Year of Mercy. The Visitor introduced a pilgrimage […]

Profile: Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls — Sacred Heart Chapel

Pope Francis declared an Extraordinary Year of Mercy, beginning Dec. 8, 2015, and ending Nov. 20, 2016. In addition to designating shrines within the St. Cloud Diocese as places of pilgrimage, Bishop Donald Kettler has encouraged parishioners to pray at the religious communities in the diocese during this Jubilee Year of Mercy. Those who visit […]