“It is hard that those who are willing to sacrifice so much are so neglected spiritually,” Father Theis said. “I am very pleased that both Bishop Donald Kettler and Bishop Emeritus John Kinney support our men and women in uniform by offering the services of priests from the Diocese of St. Cloud.”
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 […]
In a personal message addressed to each of the 10 members of the new Refugee Olympic Team, Pope Francis wished them success in their events and thanked them for the witness they are giving the world.
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.
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.
The event, which will take place at the Czech farm half a mile south of Gilman, will be held Aug. 21, rain or shine.
“With pain and horror” for the “absurd violence,” Pope Francis expressed his condemnation of “every form of hatred” and offered his prayers for all those involved.
“We have gotten to the point where looking to buy food can be a job by itself,” Ernesto Salazar said.
“By stepping forward to embrace the suffering, through unified, concrete action animated by the love of Christ, we hope to nurture peace and build bridges of communication and mutual aid in our own communities,” said a July 21 statement from Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Father Nicholas Landsberger’s love for gardening made a life-changing impact on one young man from Lastrup.
Tricia, Nikki and Briana Walz, three sisters from St. Peter Parish in St. Cloud, are making their way to Krakow, Poland, to attend World Youth Day July 26-31 with 2 million other young Catholics.