Sydney Stracke, a 22 year-old aspirant of the Missionaries of Charity religious order in Chicago, has always had a hunger and passion for her faith and is eager to learn about it and to share it with others.
Catholic schools across the diocese are helping those affected by the hurricanes that rocked the southern part of the country.
A task force comprised of principals, pastors and Catholic school parents will be appointed to explore possible changes to the current interparish subsidy policy for Catholic schools in the Diocese of St. Cloud. The diocesan Presbyteral Council supported the formation of the task force after discussing the current interparish subsidy policy and a new proposal […]
A 2016 report by the Oregon Community Foundation, which promotes effective philanthropy, found that the number of Latinos in the state has increased by 72 percent since 2000. According to the archdiocesan Office of Hispanic Ministry, around 50 percent of western Oregon’s Catholics are Hispanic.
Trump was joined by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, and Florida Gov. Rick Scott in a tour of the school that started with a visit to a fourth-grade class. During a roundtable discussion, the president heard from parents, teachers and students about the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program.
Students from several schools in the St. Cloud Diocese are joining in Catholic United Financial’s Catholic Schools Raffle by selling $5 tickets through Feb. 26. Those buying raffle tickets are eligible to win a 2017 Jeep Compass (or $20,000 in cash), vacation packages or other prizes totaling $40,000. Participating schools within the diocese include Holy […]
Al Roker, weather and feature anchor on NBC’s “Today” show, told a Sioux City Catholic audience that he owes his success in life and his career to the Catholic education he received growing up.
What gets 16-year-old McLaughlin through the stress and pressure that inevitably comes with competing with some of the world’s top athletes? Her Christian faith.
The idea of a pilgrimage during the Year of Mercy took Benedictine Sister Lisa Kittock by storm. After hearing Pope Francis suggest that people make pilgrimages throughout the Year of Mercy, she thought it would be fun to invite students to the monastery in St. Joseph to pray with the sisters at their Sacred Heart […]
“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 […]
SAN DIEGO (CNS) — Megan Gonzalez connected brightly colored K’Nex plastic pieces into a triangle, part of a lesson exploring angles. She was one of several dozen middle school teachers participating in a hands-on workshop on how to make math and science concepts engaging to middle school students. “The new buzzword is STEM, having kids […]
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic schools in the United States are falling short in serving the growing number of Latino Catholics, according to a new report released March 7. The Boston College report, “Catholic Schools in an Increasingly Hispanic Church,” looks at the disparity between the number of school-age children who are Hispanic — 12.4 million […]