Missionaries bring message of love to St. Cloud area priests

By Kristi Anderson The Visitor Like many tales of intrigue, the story of two women missionaries on a quest to bring a message of God’s love to the priests of the Diocese of St. Cloud began on a dark and stormy night. Two strangers — to the area and mostly to each other — found…

Help ‘baptized non-Christians’ return to life of faith, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Catholics need to reach out to “baptized non-Christians,” those who have forgotten or walked away from their faith, Pope Francis said. The pope met March 6 with about 7,000 members of the Neocatechumenal Way, which guides members in an itinerary of exploring the meaning of their baptism and learning to live…

World Mission Sunday: If I Were

If I Were If I were quite small, The size of a gentle gesture, The height of a look of love, Perhaps I might find the hidden doorway to your heart. If I were quite spacious, probing the limits of thought, Imagining infinity’s end, Perhaps I might grip the spaciousness of your heart. If I…

World Mission Sunday: One relationship at a time

Oct. 11, 2013, edition By Jennifer Janikula For The Visitor Franciscan Sisters build up global church through mission in Mexico “He said to them, ‘Go throughout the whole world and preach the Gospel to all mankind.” — Mark 16:15 When the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls arrived in San Rafael, Mexico, in 2003, one priest…