Brother Paulinus “Paul” Daeli and Brother Marcos Leles professed solemn vows Aug. 26 at Holy Cross Priory Church in Onamia with members and friends of the community — some present and others watching online.
“Our involvement in faithful citizenship efforts contributes to a positive future for everyone. Please take the next several weeks to study the issues and properly form your conscience in order to make good judgments in the upcoming election and beyond.”
The first gathering is set for 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at Our Lady of Victory in Fergus Falls with Bishop Andrew Cozzens of Crookston. In addition to his presentation, the relics of Blessed Carlo Acutis and St. Manuel Gonzalez Garcia, patrons of the Eucharistic Revival, will be on display there as part of a national tour.
Today there are more than 90 countries represented in the entire college and 71 countries among the electors. That’s a notable increase from 2005, when all 117 eligible cardinal electors came from 53 countries.