Council discusses Catholic Community Schools, reviews communications

Linda Kaiser, director of Catholic Education Ministries for the St. Cloud Diocese, explained plans for the structure of the new Catholic Community Schools system in the St. Cloud metro area and answered questions from members of the Diocesan Pastoral Council at their meeting Sept. 12 at St. Francis Convent in Little Falls. What is the…

Diocesan Pastoral Council to seek information on family life

By Sue Schulzetenberg-Gully The Visitor Representatives of the Diocesan Pastoral Council are seeking comments on family life — including challenges and ways to enrich it — and will report their findings to Bishop Donald Kettler. The bishop made his request for the information at the council’s Sept. 13 meeting in Elrosa. He said he would…

Bishop Kettler asks for pastoral council’s input on Fortnight for Freedom

April 11, 2014, edition By Sue Schulzetenberg-Gully In the midst of making rounds to parishes and schools around the St. Cloud Diocese, Bishop Donald Kettler is optimistic. “I travel around and I see alive parishes,” he told the Diocesan Pastoral Council at their April 5 meeting at St. Ann Church in Wadena. “Let’s build on…

Meet Lori Kohorst: New diocesan pastoral council chair

February 14, 2014, edition By Sue Schulzetenberg-Gully Lori Kohorst had already served as a representative for regional long range planning in the southeastern part of the St. Cloud Diocese when she was recommended to the diocesan pastoral council, one of the major consultative bodies to the bishop. “I was recommended by someone, I think, because…