The theme of the rally was “dream small,” reminding the students that even the smallest decision they make can have have a big impact.
110 participants from 18 states were drawn together through concerns about “what’s happening around agriculture and family farms, what’s happening in our rural communities and our rural life, concerns about food security and how we’re going to feed the world in the future, while caring at the same time for our environment,” Catholic Rural Life executive director James Ennis said.
The Diocese of St. Cloud celebrated Catholic Schools Week by holding Masses at two locations simultaneously Jan. 31. Two thousand students and teachers from the St. Cloud area Catholic Community Schools gathered at Cathedral High School, while 600 were on hand at St. John’s Abbey Church in Collegeville.
About 430 men from around the diocese gathered for the 21st annual Catholic Men’s Conference Feb. 3 at St. John’s University in Collegeville.
Youth in grades six, seven and eight from around the diocese gathered at St. John’s University Jan. 7 for the annual Junior High Youth Rally. The event is a gathering of the young diocesan church to celebrate being Catholic through Eucharist, learning about the faith and having fun together
Catholic Charities has announced that St. Cloud Children’s Home will expand its day services to benefit more kids needing help with mental health issues. Catholic Charities announced March 2 that the facility will transition from a residential-based model to a day services model beginning immediately, citing a change in the type of services needed. […]
Bishop Donald Kettler announced the appointment, effective Nov. 28, during a press conference in St. Cloud Oct. 28.
Cathedral High School’s senior campus ministers greeted families, students, faculty, staff and community members the evening of Sept. 20 in front of the school’s main entrance in St. Cloud, as they gathered to pray together for the International Day of Peace. The candlelight service, which included Scripture, petitions, reflection and prayer, opened and closed with […]
Q: I think more people would celebrate the feast of St. Cloud, our diocesan patron, on Sept. 7, if they knew more about him. Can you please give us something about his life? A: To celebrate St. Cloud is to celebrate the meaning of “vocation.” What makes a vocation to consecrated life or ordained ministry […]
More than 900 people visited the Mark and Shelley Czech farm in rural Gilman Aug. 21 for the annual Rural Life Celebration. The event — which included outdoor Mass with Bishop Donald Kettler, lunch, farm tours and live music — was hosted by Sts. Peter and Paul, Gilman; St. Elizabeth, Brennyville, and St. Joseph, Morrill. […]