The story of becoming Catholic

By Kristi Anderson The Visitor Narratives, or stories, are one of the best ways of articulating any human experience. Whether baptized as an infant or coming to the waters of baptism for the first time as an adult, each story has a unique and special part in the journey of faith. “The process of becoming…

Finding Faith and Following His Heart

When student Peter Yang arrived at Cathedral two years ago, he had little time for anything to do with religion. Now, thanks to his own curiosity and the support of the school community, he is preparing for full initiation into the Catholic Church. By Kristi Anderson The Visitor Who was Jesus? Why do we need…

Journey of faith continues

March 14, 2014, edition Photos by Paul Middlestaedt for The Visitor Bishop Donald Kettler celebrated the Rite of Election at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud with 23 catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion with 66 candidates from across the diocese March 9. Catechumens are those who were unbaptized prior to their preparation for…

Becoming Catholic

Adam Valeski has a hunger for the faith that others notice. Billie Kneip can’t wait to receive Communion for the first time with her husand and son. Matthew Pilgrim grew so much from the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults that, once he’s baptized, he said he’d be happy to be an RCIA sponsor for…