All are welcome to attend the Diocesan Mission Rally with its theme “Share the Journey: The Faces Behind Pope Francis’ Campaign” from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at St. Joseph Church in Clarissa. Bishop Donald Kettler will celebrate Mass at 11:15 a.m.
Keynote speakers include Ayan Omar, teacher and Somali refugee; and Gladys Gutiérrez, senior at the College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, and her mother, Maria Elena Gutiérrez, descendants of immigrants. The day includes a meal, fellowship, fair trade items for purchase, Mission Office updates and mission displays and samples.
The cost is $10 per person. Reservations and prepayment are requested by April 14. For more information or to register, call the St. Cloud Mission Office at 320-251-1100. St. Joseph Church is located at 105 John St. S., Clarissa.