DIOCESE OF SAINT CLOUD



HEART OF MERCY

VOICE OF HOPE

HANDS OF JUSTICE

DIOCESE OF SAINT CLOUD

HEART OF MERCY • VOICE OF HOPE • HANDS OF JUSTICE

Our Mission

We, the people of God of the Diocese of Saint Cloud, in union with the Universal Church,
believe in and proclaim the presence of Jesus Christ in our world.

Our mission is to be His heart of mercy,
voice of hope, and hands of justice.

From the Diocese

Three Regional Ministry Gatherings were offered in Oct. and Nov. of 2022. These events were well received and offer a wonderful resource for the Eucharistic Revival.

Watch the video recordings of the events.

Read about process of listening and consultation that was conducted in the diocese and around the world and view the local, regional and national reports prepared so far.

Read more.

Part of the goal of the Eucharistic Revival is to rekindle a living relationship with the Lord, specifically, calling people into a deeper encounter with Jesus Christ in the Eucharist.

Be a part of this Advent prayer opportunity.

See what is happening
around the diocese

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Latest News

  • Sunday Scripture readings: Nov. 27, 2022
    First Sunday of Advent First reading: Is 2:1-5 Second reading: Rom 13:11-14 Gospel: Mt 24:37-44 The post Sunday Scripture readings: Nov. 27, 2022 appeared first on The Central Minnesota Catholic.
  • State Supreme Court reinstates Georgia’s six-week ban on abortionsState Supreme Court reinstates Georgia’s six-week ban on abortions
    The high court issued a one-page order putting a lower court ruling overturning the ban on hold while it considers an appeal. The post State Supreme Court reinstates Georgia’s six-week ban on abortions appeared first on The Central Minnesota Catholic.
  • Navy chaplain calls on Mother Seton to help him bring hope, help to sailorsNavy chaplain calls on Mother Seton to help him bring hope, help to sailors
    The National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg supplied Father Guillory with a first-class relic of Mother Seton, so he can bring the saint to the men and women at sea. The post Navy chaplain calls on Mother Seton to help him bring hope, help to sailors appeared…
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Diocese of Saint Cloud TV Mass

Our diocesan televised Mass reaches nearly all households in our diocese through network programming each Sunday morning. This Mass is a wonderful opportunity for our home bound parishioners to enjoy their faith with the Diocese of Saint Cloud. Those who can’t watch the Mass on television are invited to view it online. This ministry is fully supported by donations and through the Bishop’s Annual Appeal. Get viewing information or watch the online TV Mass>

CONVERSATIONS ON AUDIO

Minnesota Catholic Podcast is a series of conversations which covers three areas of interest. The “Heart of Mercy” minute, is a series of podcasts with St. Cloud Bishop Donald Kettler. “Hands of Justice” is a series of podcasts featuring local speakers discussing social issues impacting Catholic culture today. And “Voices of Hope” features guests from across the globe to our own backyard, who bring with them stories of hope, inspiration and wisdom. This show is made possible through the Bishop’s Annual Appeal for the Diocese of St. Cloud, Minnesota.

What is the Emmaus Institute?

The Emmaus Institute for Ministry Formation is a four-year intellectual and ministerial formation program for lay leadership ministry and potential Latino/Hispanic diaconal candidates from the Diocese of Saint Cloud, in partnership with Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary. Its purpose is to create well-formed ministers who will serve the mission of the Gospel in their families, parishes, and wider communities throughout the diocese. Read more>