Little Falls Franciscan sister writes new history of her community

In the second half of the 20th century, the world experienced explosive change. “And all that was happening in the wider culture was reflected in our community,” said Franciscan Sister Elise Saggau, author of “A Journey to New Frontiers, 1950-2018,” a new history of the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls.

Obituary: Franciscan Sister Jeanette Quinn

Franciscan Sister Jeanette Quinn, 88, died March 18 at St. Francis Convent, Little Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Francis Convent on Monday, March 25, at 11 a.m.

Minnesota Catholic Conference urges rejection of assisted-suicide bill

The Minnesota Catholic Conference is calling on Catholics to contact their legislators and urge them to reject a bill that would legalize assisted suicide in Minnesota. The End of Life Options Act(HF 2152), which would allow terminally ill adults to choose to end their lives, was introduced March 7 in the Minnesota House of Representatives.