Members of the diocesan Presbyteral Council heard reports about the diocese’s pastoral planning process, adult lay education efforts and the diocese’s plan to file for bankruptcy reorganization at their meeting Sept. 18 at the Chancery in St. Cloud.
Bishop Donald Kettler met Feb. 28 in Albany with pastors and parish representatives from all 131 parishes in the Diocese of St. Cloud to inform them of the diocese’s plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, although no filing date has been set. He said the decision followed much prayer and discussion over the last 21 months, including ongoing consultation with attorneys for the diocese and for victims/survivors.
The Crosier Fathers and Brothers Province, Inc., Crosier Fathers of Onamia and the Crosier Community of Phoenix, Arizona, have filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The filing was made June 1 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota.
Bishop John LeVoir of New Ulm said March 3 he asked diocesan attorneys to take the action in response to the enactment of the 2013 Minnesota Child Victims Act
ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Sixteen months after entering Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed a plan for reorganization May 26 as part of the bankruptcy process. The plan identifies more than $65 million in assets the archdiocese anticipates will be available to compensate victims of […]