Latest News

Jesuit  Father John Hatcher, president of St. Francis Mission, blesses the chalice in front of children attending Body, Mind & Soul Camp on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. (CNS photo/courtesy St. Francis Mission) See LAKOTA-CAMPS July 7, 2015. Editors: largest image available.

Reservation’s summer camps combine Bible study, Lakota cultural lessons

July 7, 2015 WASHINGTON (CNS) — Every summer hundreds of kids on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in south-central South Dakota participate in a day camp where they learn about God and their Lakota culture. This camp is run through St. Francis Mission, which is an outreach ministry headed by the Society of Jesus for the…

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass in Bicentennial Park in Quito, Ecuador, July 7. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-UNITY July 7, 2015.

Building unity in church, society is key to evangelization, pope says

July 7, 2015 QUITO, Ecuador (CNS) — Catholics will never be effective evangelizers if they are squabbling among themselves, and they cannot show the world how faith in Christ responds to the human yearning for freedom and peace if they are divided, Pope Francis said. The pope’s Mass July 7 at Quito’s Bicentennial Park was…

  View more Latest News & Archives
St. Cloud-area Catholic schools initiative

Upcoming Events

View All Events...
View Happenings around the Diocese....