A juvenile was charged with arson in the first degree for the fire that damaged St. Mary Church in Melrose in March 2016, according to a news release June 20 from the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, A few weeks ago, I was privileged to celebrate Mass at the Cathedral of St. Mary for our annual Honoring Marriage Day event. Hundreds of couples from throughout the diocese came to celebrate milestone anniversaries, including some married for 50, 60 or more years. Their witness to their vocation […]
Couples celebrating their fifth, 25th, 40th, 50th or 60th anniversaries in 2016 will be honored guests at an Honoring Marriage Day Mass at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. Bishop Donald Kettler will preside. A cake and punch reception will follow in the lower level of the cathedral. Parking […]
“Breakfast with the Bishop,” a benefit for a scholarship fund supporting kindergarten through eighth-grade students in Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of St. Cloud, will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, at the Gorecki Event Center of the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph. Father Ronald Nuzzi, senior director of ACE […]
Like most high school juniors, Joseph Meier juggles sports, studies, family life and friendships. For the past year, he also prepared for the sacrament of confirmation, in part by attending classes and completing service projects in his community. He helped set up for church events and assisted with an Easter egg hunt in a city […]
About 50 people gathered at the Pastoral Center in St. Cloud April 2 to celebrate the feast day of San Pedro Calungsod, a Filipino saint canonized in 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI. This event, which included Mass, a potluck meal, singing, dancing and a presentation about the Philippines, was sponsored in part by the diocesan […]
At the 19th annual Catholic Men’s Conference Feb. 13, Father Larry Richards challenged 600 men to be “men of integrity” and “men of mercy.” During a wide ranging two-part presentation at the Humphrey Auditorium at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Father Richards said a commitment to prayer is essential to being a follower of Christ. […]
After reviewing a steering committee’s recommendations sent to him in December, Bishop Donald Kettler is moving forward with the plan to create Catholic Community Schools. “It’s an important desire of mine that all of our Catholic schools work together in every way possible, and this is the way we need to go forward,” he told […]