Heeding a daughter’s plea, Bruce Gerads learned to value his faith, family and community.
“It’s really hard to put into words what it is like to work with Nick. He is just so totally amazing. Nick has such a good sense of humor. His wonderful personality gives me so much joy.”
Headlining the event this year are Archbishop Jose Gomez, archbishop of Los Angeles and current president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Obianuju Ekeocha, founder and president of Culture of Life Africa.
Local women are collecting funds to help supply kitchenware and small appliances for the Poor Clare Monastery in Sauk Rapids.
Judy Hedlund of Long Prairie developed her faith during the deaths of her parents and son, working for her parish and being attentive to needs that she sees.
Kathy Fischer’s ministry of presence in her community had its roots in a story about parish nursing in a cookbook gifted to her.
The Star of Bethlehem inspires us to be stars, lights for others who might not see the way.
The hour-long sessions held monthly incorporate prayer, community conversation and resource-sharing.