The order of the Holy cross – Crosier Fathers and Brothers

During this Year of Consecrated Life, Pope Francis instructs Catholics to “look to the past with gratitude … live the present with passion… [and] embrace the future with hope.” The Visitor will to help commemorate the past, present and future of the religious communities housed in the St. Cloud Diocese, in the lead-up to the…

Taize Prayer with the Crosiers

March 28, 2014, edition Photos by Paul Middlestaedt For The Visitor Crosier Provincial Father Thomas Enneking sings with the congregation at the Taize Prayer Around the Cross at St. Mary’s Cathedral March 21. A parishioner receives a blessing through the relic of St. Odilia from Crosier Father Ernest Martell. The Taize Prayer service, which includes veneration…

Crosier Order releases updated list of religious involved in sexual abuse

March 14, 2014, edition  An updated list of Crosier priests and brothers with one or more credible claims of sexual abuse of minors has been released by the community from its province headquarters in Phoenix. The list includes Crosiers previously disclosed in 2002 following a third-party investigation as well as current, former and deceased Crosiers…

Crosier community welcomes novice, Brother Andrew Horton

Sept. 13, 2013, edition By Kristi Anderson For The Visitor On Aug. 27, the Crosier Fathers and Brothers of Onamia welcomed a new novice, Andrew Horton, during evening prayer at Holy Cross Priory Church. Brother Andrew, 35, lived his entire life in Omaha, Neb., where he was a pharmacy technician for 13 years before realizing…