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  • 31 Dec

    Pope Francis Gets 'Book 7' of the Saint John's Bible

    A delegation from St. John’s University met Friday with Pope Francis at the Vatican to present him with the seventh and final volume of a special edition of the most famous Bible in Minnesota.

  • 31 Dec

    Boys' Choir, Prep School Unite for 'Oliver!' Musical

    Saint John's Preparatory School is putting on its biggest spring musical to date, with 65 cast members in its "Oliver!" production. The prep school, for the first time, is collaborating with the Saint John's Boys' Choir for the musical, which opens Friday. Like the Charles Dickens novel it's adapted from, "Oliver!" tells the story of young, street-smart orphans in 19th century England. They rely on each other (and pickpocketing) to survive.

  • 31 Dec

    National Catholic Youth Choir Auditions Announced

    NATIONAL CATHOLIC YOUTH CHOIR is seeking high school singers to audition for the 2015 camp and multi-state concert tour. The choir is led by Axel Theimer and founding director Fr. Anthony Ruff, OSB. NCYC admits U.S. students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

  • 31 Dec

    Abbot John Klassen's Easter Vigil Homily

    A somber early morning walk to the tomb, at first light. The “three amigos,” Mary Magdalene, Mary, mother of James, and Salome, carry spices in a daze. Are they afraid? Absolutely. The craziness of the last days is more than any mind can handle. Their beloved Jesus has been betrayed, arrested, tried, convicted, tortured, and crucified. His core group of disciples has scattered. The Roman guard is on high alert. They worry about the stone – who will move it? But when they get to the tomb, it has been moved… A young man, an angel, clothed in a white robe says to them, “Do not be amazed! You seek Jesus of Nazareth, the crucified. He has been raised.”

  • 31 Dec

    Our Catholic Schools Foster Faith, Excellence

    During my travels around the Diocese of St. Cloud, I’ve had the opportunity to visit many of our Catholic schools, and I’m inspired by what I have seen. We are blessed with teachers, principals and staff who are committed to fostering excellence in all areas of school life. And, through their teaching and personal witness, they are helping their students to grow closer to Christ and live out Gospel values in their schools, homes and communities.