Focus groups give voice, hope to families

By Kristi Anderson The Visitor Marc and Teresa Dvoracek had several reasons for venturing out to St. Anthony’s Parish Center in St. Cloud on the blustery evening of Feb. 23. The couple, members of Holy Spirit Parish in St. Cloud, were among Catholics who participated in focus groups this week at the request of Bishop…

How can the church serve families better?

Focus groups, surveys seek answers ahead of synod on the family By Kristi Anderson The Visitor Bishop Donald Kettler is asking Catholics in the Diocese of St. Cloud to share their views regarding the needs of today’s Catholic families and what the church can do to provide better pastoral care, especially to families here in…