A Prolife Across America billboard went up Aug. 14 at 5th Avenue and Division Street in St. Cloud, thanks to the efforts of Broden Hagemeier, president of SCSU for Life, a pro-life group on the St. Cloud State University campus.
When Chris Bell was working in Times Square in the late 1970s, he was shocked to repeatedly see young mothers entering crisis shelters with their children, and he decided that he had to do something. With the help of Father Benedict Groeschel, a member of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, and his spiritual director at the time, Bell founded Good Counsel, a network of pro-life maternity homes.
One week before President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shook hands at the historic summit on Singapore’s Sentosa Island, 100 Catholics representing different perspectives gathered to share ideas on overcoming polarization in the church and in U.S. society.
About 350 students walked out of class at 10 a.m. April 11 at Cathedral High School in St. Cloud. For 17 minutes they gathered in front of the main entrance holding signs and spending time in prayer, reading from Scripture, and in silence.