After more than 10 years as Catholic Charities’ director of social concerns, Kathy Langer said it is “with a tear and a smile” that she will transition into retirement at the end of October.
Representatives from parish social justice teams around the diocese came together Oct. 14 at Seven Dolors Church in Albany to share stories and ideas about bringing communities together to focus on social concerns.
Bishop Donald Kettler presided at Mass during this year’s Catholic Charities Rural Life Celebration at the Joe and Toni Borgerding farm near Belgrade Aug. 13.
The theme for this year’s Rural Life Celebration is “Caring for God’s Creation: Sharing in the Stewardship of God’s Country,” something the Joe and Toni Borgerding family have been working on for over 40 years.
Sewing machines give Afghanistan refugees an opportunity to supplement their income and build their self-esteem.
Catholic Charities has announced that St. Cloud Children’s Home will expand its day services to benefit more kids needing help with mental health issues. Catholic Charities announced March 2 that the facility will transition from a residential-based model to a day services model beginning immediately, citing a change in the type of services needed. […]
When Steven Howard first moved to St. Cloud in 2008 to serve as the executive director of WACOSA, a nonprofit that helps people with disabilities find employment opportunities, Steve Bresnahan was the first person to make him feel welcome in the community.
Bishop Donald Kettler announced the appointment, effective Nov. 28, during a press conference in St. Cloud Oct. 28.
More than 900 people visited the Mark and Shelley Czech farm in rural Gilman Aug. 21 for the annual Rural Life Celebration. The event — which included outdoor Mass with Bishop Donald Kettler, lunch, farm tours and live music — was hosted by Sts. Peter and Paul, Gilman; St. Elizabeth, Brennyville, and St. Joseph, Morrill. […]
A new bell tower and cross were installed June 16 at the St. Cloud Children’s Home, a program of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud. They replaced an old tower and cross, from 1924, that were heavily damaged in a storm Oct. 7, 2015.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — In the coming months, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis will close its Seton Prenatal Clinic and cease its adoption program. Citing declining numbers, and changes in health care regulations and industry trends, Tim Marx, the agency’s president and CEO, said the clinic, which provides health care to low-income […]