Sartell native lived life, Catholic faith at ‘full throttle’

By Kristi Anderson The Visitor Working on his own truck, washing a friend’s car or fixing a stranger’s brakes, friends say Sam Traut was always there to lend a helping hand, especially with all things mechanical. That’s the way he was with everything in his life, said friend Tara Splonskowski, including his ministry at St….

New retirement housing facility in Sartell to feature resort-style design

by Dianne Towalski The Visitor Seniors will soon have another choice for retirement housing in the St. Cloud area. A new upscale senior living development in Sartell will become the newest addition to CentraCare’s St. Benedict’s Senior Community, which currently has campuses in St. Cloud and Monticello. In what is now a wooded area near…

Matthew Kelly to explore living with passion, purpose

 Catholics encouraged to become their best selves  The Visitor  Matthew Kelly, an internationally acclaimed speaker and bestselling author, will address “Living Everyday with Passion and Purpose” from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at St. Francis Xavier Parish in Sartell. “It is a series of talks I have been doing across the country…