The sisters at St. Clare’s Monastery in Sauk Rapids selected Franciscan Sister Mary Matthew Tomsyck as their new abbess for a six-year term.
Vincent Charles, to be ordained Nov. 13 as a permanent deacon in Isanti, believes God sparked his interest in becoming a deacon through his involvement in various parish ministries.
The annual event has raised over $90,000 for the Knights of Columbus, schools and other non-profit organizations in the form of donations or educational scholarships to individuals or programs.
Caring for both the land and the people in it are qualities Liz Fiedler shared with her husband, Josh, who died from a heart attack last December.
Ron and Jane Brown are this month’s “Good Samaritans.”
Brother Jacob Berns said the formation process has taught him that monastic life is not just about his own calling.
The four sisters from St. Benedict’s Monastery assisted asylum-seekers with basic needs while listening and learning from their stories.
Sue Ek, a member of St. Augustine Parish in St. Cloud, will receive the honor for her promotion of the encyclical’s teaching.