Thanks to a $10 million multi-year investment from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation, the Catholic Schools Center of Excellence (CSCOE) will be able to serve every Catholic elementary school in Minnesota’s six dioceses — including St. Cloud.
The 54th annual Humana Vitae Mass and award presentation was celebrated July 28, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. The Humanae Vitae Award is given each year to someone who has dedicated their time and talents to promoting natural family planning, or NFP.
Benedictine Father Brennan (Charles) Maiers, 86, died July 22 in the retirement center at St. John’s Abbey, Collegeville. The monks, family, and friends will receive the body on Wednesday, July 27, at 7 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28, in St. John’s Abbey and University Church, with interment in the abbey cemetery.
Catholic elementary schools in the diocese took on a challenge offered by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation: Every school raising at least $25,000 in gifts over and above previous giving or from new donors, starting Jan. 1 and ending March 31, would receive another $25,000 from the foundation.