Bishop Donald Kettler is asking parishes of the Diocese of St. Cloud to take up a special collection during the next few weeks to assist victims of Hurricane Dorian.
First responders and emergency services personnel from around the St. Cloud Diocese gathered for a “Blue Mass” in their honor Sept. 12 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud.
John Delendick, a longtime New York Fire Department chaplain, still recalls the 9/11 terrorist attacks vividly. That first year after the attacks, he said, he doesn’t remember how many funerals and memorial Masses he celebrated.
Over 60 people gathered at St. John’s School of Theology to kick off of the first-ever Emmaus Institute weekend.
At Casa San Benito, spiritual services and charitable assistance for Latinos of all ages are available.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School students will start Sept. 9 though cleanup continues from the July 4 fire.
Keys to guiding the disaffiliated back to Church include prayer, patience and being a good example.
“We have caused a climate emergency that gravely threatens nature and life itself, including our own,” the pope said in his message for the Sept. 1 ecumenical day of prayer.