Father Vogel’s vocation story began in his home town of Wiesbaden, Germany, and was very much influenced by the events of World War II.
“How do we share this encounter, an encounter with Christ?” Father Mastey said. “We all have to start doing it.”
Bishop Donald Kettler will preside at two special Masses in September — the first for the feast of St. Cloud and the second to pray for world peace. The feast of St. Cloud will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. Parish groups and individuals are invited […]
Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban from the Diocese of Torit, South Sudan, and a longtime friend of St. Cloud Bishop Emeritus John Kinney, made a recent visit to the U.S. that began July 16 and extends through Aug. 16. This is his sixth trip to the Diocese of St. Cloud.
Trappist Father Richard Gans will celebrate his 60th anniversary as a Trappist priest with a Mass of thanksgiving at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at his hometown parish of St. Alexius in West Union. A coffee and doughnut gathering in the church basement will follow. Father Gans made his solemn vows as a Trappist monk […]
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Morris will host a special Mass for Healing at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15. Bishop Donald Kettler and the Fraternity of Priests will concelebrate Mass and offer the sacrament of anointing of the sick. All are welcome. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is at 4 p.m. The […]
The annual novena of rosaries preceding the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary begins 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at Assumption (Grasshopper) Chapel and continues daily — rain or shine — through Aug. 15. The novena each evening includes song, rosary, special prayer and petitions. The vigil Mass commemorating the Feast of the […]
On Friday, Aug. 5, the Melrose/Sauk Centre Deanery of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will host a tour of Year of Mercy chapels in the St. Cloud Diocese.
Hands Across the World is sponsoring a recreational community soccer tournament from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Wilson Park in St. Cloud. The event is open to everyone. Participants may register as individuals or as a team of seven players; individuals will be placed on a team on the day of the […]
The parish of St. Lawrence was founded in 1866 by a group of German settlers. St. Lawrence parish currently has a membership of 195 families and 439 members. The information below was compiled by the St. Lawrence parish staff. Q: What is the most interesting facet of your church building? A: St. Lawrence Church, with […]
Jeff Cavins, a national speaker and Scripture scholar, will be the keynote speaker for diocesan Stewardship Day Aug. 24.
Having experienced spiritual direction — a practice that exemplifies the spiritual work of mercy, “counseling the doubtful” — Dawn Carrillo found herself intrigued with the idea of becoming a spiritual director herself.