DIOCESE OF SAINT CLOUD

VOICE OF HOPE

HEART OF MERCY

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

The Church of God is convoked in Synod. With this convocation, Pope Francis invites the whole Church to question itself on synodality: a decisive theme for the life and mission of the Church.

For more information on the Synod

This rally-themed day will honor the gifts of each of our parishes and ACCs and will be a day to launch our local participation in the upcoming Synod of Bishops.

For more information and to register for this event.

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Latest News

  • Call to prayer for the synod finds home online, in appCall to prayer for the synod finds home online, in app
    A new version of the Click to Pray 2.0 app, available for iOS and Android phones, encourages prayers for the Synod of Bishops. The app is an initiative of the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network. The post Call to prayer for the synod finds home online, in app appeared first on…
  • Pope names auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis to CrookstonPope names auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis to Crookston
    Pope Francis has named Auxiliary Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens of St. Paul and Minneapolis to head the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota. The post Pope names auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis to Crookston appeared first on The Central Minnesota Catholic.
  • Ministry is geared up to again bring Christmas joy to children in needMinistry is geared up to again bring Christmas joy to children in need
    The Box of Joy program encourages people nationwide to give back to less fortunate children in countries around the world. The post Ministry is geared up to again bring Christmas joy to children in need appeared first on The Central Minnesota Catholic.
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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>