‘Uhai tele’: a fully lived life

By Kristi Anderson The Visitor ‘Abundance’ takes on new meaning for delegates returning from Kenya Rose Blesener had barely landed back on U.S. soil when she sent an email to the people she had met during the recent delegation trip to Homa Bay, Kenya. She wanted to let them know she and the other 15…

Partners in need of prayer

With political unrest and disease taking their toll in Homa Bay and Maracay, central Minnesota Catholics are being asked to pray By Dianne Towalski The Visitor Prayer is a pillar of any global solidarity partnership, and our partners in Maracay, Venezuela and Homa Bay, Kenya need our prayers more than ever. The St. Cloud Mission…

Kenyan delegation celebrates 15 years of friendship

April 25, 2014, edition By Kristi Anderson An unexpected winter storm dropped unseemly amounts of snow across the state April 16. For Minnesotans, it was just another bane of seasonal activity, but for the 14 Kenyan delegates visiting the Diocese of St. Cloud, seeing, touching and even tasting the snow was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “Now…

Retirements lead to the appointment of new leaders

Year in Review Jan. 3, 2014, edition Benedictine Sister Nancy Bauer became the new chancellor, upon the Sept. 30 retirement of Catherine “Cate” Coghloan. Curt Hanson became the new director of the diocesan Stewardship and Development Office and executive director of The Catholic Foundation, upon the Aug. 16 retirement of George Sjogren. St. Mary’s Cathedral…