“She inspires me to accept the crosses that we have and to try and inspire others to do the same” said Chuck Koetter, a nephew of Sister Adelaide.
The diocese is embarking on a new chapter of communications ministry: The Visitor will transition to a magazine format.
In the 12 months leading up to the 2018 Synod of Bishops “on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment,” which began Oct. 3 in Vatican City and will conclude Oct. 28, The Visitor recognized youth and young adults from across the diocese through its Youth and Young Adult Awards program.
Carrying Pope Paul VI’s pastoral staff and wearing the blood-stained belt of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador, Pope Francis formally recognized them, and five others, as saints of the Catholic Church.
Victim assistance coordinator Roxanne Storms talks about her role in supporting and advocating for survivors of abuse.
Much loved custodian, Jeff Schilling, saw Jesus in everybody and was remembered by the community as the soul of Mary of Lourdes school.
Eight people from the St. Cloud Diocese traveled to Grapevine, Texas, to participate in the V National Encuentro Sept. 20-23.
To strengthen and support young people in the faith, members of the Synod of Bishops will need to listen to their real-life stories, interpret what they hear in the light of the Gospel and make decisions that will lead to an authentic renewal of the Catholic Church, said Brazilian Cardinal Sergio da Rocha.
People waited in lines that stretched down the main aisle of the church and out the door to venerate the relics of St. Padre Pio at St. Mary’s Cathedral Sept. 25.
Catholic school teachers are preparing for the arrival of St. Padre Pio’s relics, which will be on display from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud.