Catholics from throughout Minnesota will come together in February to learn about the legislative process and make their voices heard on issues that are important to them.
On March 9, 70-plus people from the Diocese of St. Cloud joined others from throughout Minnesota for the first Catholics at the Capitol event. This well-organized gathering included addresses from each of the bishops of Minnesota, outlining the three key issues we were to focus on in our legislative meetings later in the day.
When the bishops of Minnesota host Catholics at the Capitol on March 9, an important component of the day will be the praying of rosaries in the Capitol rotunda.
Catholics at the Capitol is a daylong event is an effort of Minnesota’s bishops, who are calling for Catholics from across the state to participate in a day of advocacy to promote life and human dignity.
This year, the bishops of Minnesota are hosting an exciting event in St. Paul on March 9 called Catholics at the Capitol.
Bishop Kettler asked members of the council to consider representing the Diocese of St. Cloud as leaders from their legislative districts at the event and to encourage others from their areas to attend.