Catholic leaders repeated call to Congress to help poor

 Year in Review Looking back at 2013 Jan. 3, 2014, edition By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service Fallout from the partial government shutdown in October and another looming round of automatic spending cuts in January kept congressional leaders busy at year’s end to finalize a budget deal Republicans and Democrats could live with. Through a…

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…

Looking back at 2013

Year in Review Jan. 3, 2014, edition Photos by Dianne Towalski For The Visitor In the St. Cloud Diocese, it was no ordinary year, as one bishop was wished farewell and a new bishop welcomed Bishop John Kinney officially retires and Bishop Donald Kettler installed as bishop of St. Cloud After ceremoniously knocking on the…