Popes will be declared as Saints

Pope John XXIII (papacy from October 1958-June 1963) and Pope John Paul II (papacy from October 1978-April 2005) will be declared saints. An independent panel of doctors cleared the way for Pope John Paul II to be recognized as a saint when they approved a second miracle that was attributed to his intercession. Last week…

Vocation Camps across the Diocese

Diocese of Saint Cloud Vocation Camps 2013  Vocations camps seek to: PROVIDE a Catholic environment where young men can come to experience God’s presence, His call to be His children and to be holy. FOSTER a deeper life of prayer and devotion. Mass and the Sacrament of Reconciliation are offered daily. EXPLORE the possible call to the…

Ordinations in the Diocese of Saint Cloud

The Diocese of Saint Cloud, joyfully announces the Ordination of James Trout, Bert Bliss, Mark Stenger to the Permanent Diaconate on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at St. Mary’s Cathedral by his Most Reverend John F. Kinney, Bishop of Saint Cloud. The Diocese of Saint Cloud also, joyfully announces the Ordination of Mitchell Bechtold, Timothy Gapinski, Aaron Nett and Jeremy…

Fortnight for Freedom

The Diocese of Saint Cloud has set June 23, 2013 for Fortnight for Freedom event. View the Event information. WASHINGTON—The second annual Fortnight for Freedom will take place from June 21 to July 4, and will consist of national and local efforts to educate Americans on challenges to religious liberty both at home and abroad….

New Bishop of Fargo Diocese to be Ordained

Ordination date announced Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor John Thomas Folda as bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Fargo. Bishop-elect Folda will be the eighth Bishop of Fargo. He succeeds Bishop Samuel Aquila, who was named Archbishop of Denver on May 29, 2012. Bishop David Kagan, Bishop of Bismarck, has served as Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese…