The Gospel reading was from Matthew 5:13-16, in which Jesus tells his disciples: “You are the light of the world” and that their light must shine before others. Bishop Kettler referenced the passage in his homily.
Farewell Mass with Bishop Kettler: ‘The light of God has shown brightly on this diocese’
Memorial Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral celebrates life of Pope Benedict XVI
“As we give thanks for the gifts of faith, mercy and salvation in God’s eternal kingdom, we give thanks for Pope Benedict’s part in bringing much of this to us, God’s people. He gave his entire life to building that kingdom,” Bishop Kettler said.
VIDEO STORY: Bishop Kettler joins pope in consecration of Russia, Ukraine to Mary
St. Mary’s Cathedral was filled for the noon Mass celebrated by the bishop.
The love that every soul deserves: A story of hope and healing through a shared love of the Eucharist
As they accompanied one man on his life’s journey with all its challenges, St. Mary’s Cathedral parishioners rallied around him with a spirit of compassion.
A century ago, flames destroyed St. Mary’s Church in St. Cloud
Following a fire in 1920 that destroyed St. Mary’s Church in St. Cloud, it was rebuilt at a new location and became St. Mary’s Cathedral.
Funeral information for Bishop John Kinney
The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., with Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis presiding.
Have hope in the midst of today’s turmoil, Bishop Kettler says at Easter Vigil
Bishop Donald Kettler celebrated the Easter Vigil at St. Mary’s Cathedral April 20.
Padre Pio relics attract crowds from around Minnesota
People waited in lines that stretched down the main aisle of the church and out the door to venerate the relics of St. Padre Pio at St. Mary’s Cathedral Sept. 25.