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Evangelization Discernment Retreat

Fri, Sep 11 - 6:30 p

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World Meeting of Families 2021

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Aug
2020

Maryland Catholic schools can reopen after governor overrides county

CNA Staff, Aug 3, 2020 / 12:15 pm MT (CNA).- Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) issued an emergency order on August 3 ensuring non-public schools, including Catholic [...]

03
Aug
2020

Pro-life protestors arrested for sidewalk chalk

Washington D.C., Aug 3, 2020 / 01:40 pm MT (CNA).- Protesters were arrested Saturday for writing a pro-life message on the sidewalk outside a Washington, D.C., Planned [...]

03
Aug
2020

Protestors burn Bible during Portland protests

Denver Newsroom, Aug 3, 2020 / 02:25 pm MT (CNA).- Protestors in Portland, Oregon burned a Bible in the street during a protest outside a federal courthouse in the [...]

03
Aug
2020

Benedict XVI is ill since visit to Germany

Rome Newsroom, Aug 3, 2020 / 03:21 am MT (CNA).- Pope emeritus Benedict XVI is sick with a bacterial infection and "very frail," according to a German newspaper report. [...]

Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you.
Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know
that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Diocese of Winona-Rochester Videos

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2020: Catholic in Recovery

Part of the CMA 2020 video series. Tom Hamilton, a facilitator for Catholic in Recovery, reveals the impact of this appeal-funded ministry on the Diocese of Winona-Rochester.

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2020: A Pastor's Perspective

Part of the CMA 2020 video series. Fr. Tim Biren, pastor of the Redeemer Saints Tri-Parish, shares his thoughts on the importance of supporting the Catholic Ministries Appeal.

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2020: Catholic Schools

Part of the CMA 2020 video series. Holy Spirit School Principal Chris Smith and Santi and Carolyn Ocariz, whose children attend Catholic schools, discuss the importance of this appeal-funded ministry.

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2020 - TV Mass

Part of the CMA 2020 video series. Phyllis Freund, a viewer of the Diocesan Televised Mass, reflects on times when she has benefited from this appeal-funded ministry.

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2020 - Hispanic Ministry

Part of the CMA 2020 video series. Fr. Raul Silva, the vicar for Hispanic ministry in the Diocese of Winona-Rochester, stresses the importance of this appeal-funded ministry to the future of our church.

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2020 - RCIA

Part of the CMA 2020 video series. Judy Popp-Anderson, the RCIA coordinator for St. Theodore Parish in Albert Lea, describes her involvement with this appeal-funded ministry.

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2020 - Missionary Discipleship

Fr. Tim Reker, pastor of St. Joseph the Worker in Mankato and Holy Family in Lake Crystal, shares how his pastoral council has benefited from the work of the diocesan Office of Missionary Discipleship, a ministry made possible by the Catholic Ministries Appeal.

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2020 - Women's Conference

Emily Lofy, an organizer of the 2019 Diocesan Women's Conference, describes this appeal-funded ministry.

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2020 - Permanent Diaconate

Deacon John Hust, of St. Felix Parish in Wabasha and St. Agnes Parish in Kellogg, and his wife, Nancy, discuss the good work of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester's appeal-funded permanent diaconate program.

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2020 - Newman Centers

Joe Bakken, the director of development for St. Thomas More Newman Center in Mankato, shares the mission and vision of this appeal-funded ministry.

Catholic Ministries Appeal 2020 - Lay Formation

Mark Engesser, a graduate of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester's Institute of Lay Formation, describes the effect of this appeal-funded ministry on his life.