Mentor program helps delegation prepare for encounter in Africa

By Kristi Anderson The Visitor On Feb. 15, 16 delegates, including Bishop Donald Kettler, Franciscan Sister Bea Eichten, four priests and 10 lay people from around the diocese will travel to the Diocese of Homa Bay, Kenya, in Africa, where they will spend two weeks with host families in several parishes there. “It is always…

Local shepherd, global vision

Bishop Kinney has sown amazing grace around the world After a grueling nine-hour trek over rocky bush tracks in the country now known as South Sudan, Bishop John Kinney stepped out of a Land Cruiser only to be immediately and unceremoniously stuffed into a hole in the ground, a makeshift bomb shelter. An Antonov bomber…