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

In a 6-3 decision June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its nearly 50-year-old decision in Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion in this country.

Read Bishop Kettler’s statement.

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

We are excited to witness what God has in store for His Church in the U.S. through the National Eucharistic Revival!

Learn more about the National Eucharistic Revival.

See what is happening
around the diocese

View full calendar

Latest News

  • Ambassador says pope will visit Ukraine before Kazakhstan tripAmbassador says pope will visit Ukraine before Kazakhstan trip
    Pope Francis plans to make his long-awaited visit to Ukraine before his trip to Kazakhstan in September, said Andrii Yurash, Ukraine's ambassador to the Holy See. The post Ambassador says pope will visit Ukraine before Kazakhstan trip appeared first on The Central Minnesota Catholic.
  • In love with the Lord: Eucharistic pilgrimage stops at three parishesIn love with the Lord: Eucharistic pilgrimage stops at three parishes
    Dozens of Catholics from across the diocese made stops at three parishes in the eastern part of the diocese Aug. 4 for a eucharistic pilgrimage as part of the National Eucharistic Revival. The post In love with the Lord: Eucharistic pilgrimage stops at three parishes appeared first on The Central…
  • Nation/World news briefs: Aug. 8, 2022
    In focus: Priests and nuns flee embattled Ethiopian region, Biden abortion order decried, Knights name family of the year The post Nation/World news briefs: Aug. 8, 2022 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>