At the end of their first meeting, three members of the preparatory commission for the assembly of the Synod of Bishops said they know some Catholics have very high expectations for the process while others have intense anxiety.
Commission focuses on ensuring world synod will be prayerful experience
Summit looks at the future of young adult ministry in diocese
The goal of the all-day gathering was to discuss the visions and goals for young adult ministry in the diocese and for young adult Catholics to connect with one another.
Benedictine sisters celebrate Catholic Sisters Week with Laundry Love
To celebrate Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14, the sisters of St. Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph have partnered with Laundry Love and the Central MN Catholic Worker in St. Joseph to help local low-income individuals and families afford laundry services.
Hundreds gather for ‘United for Life’ event at State Capitol
Pro-lifers from around the state gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol Feb. 28 for a “United for Life” pro-life advocacy day.
Bishop Neary announces new appointments
Bishop Patrick Neary announced several new appointments on March 1, changing the current staff structures to better serve the faithful of the diocese.
Photos: Latino community gathers to honor married couples
Bishop Partick Neary blessed the marriages of couples that gathered with their families Feb. 25 for the second annual Honoring Marriage Day for the Latino community.
Benedictine sisters elect Sister Karen Rose as new prioress
Sister Karen, 66, is from Manchester, England. She entered the monastery in St. Joseph in 2009 and made perpetual monastic profession on July 11, 2012. She currently serves as the director of mission advancement at St. Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph.
What are you reading for Lent? Local Eucharistic Revival team members weigh in
The Central Minnesota Catholic asked members of the local Eucharistic Revival teams to weigh in on what they will be reading this Lenten season. Here is a sampling of their responses.