Preventing abuse: What the Church is doing

The Diocese of New Ulm, along with dioceses throughout the United States, has enacted policies to address sexual abuse in Church ministry and to help ensure safe environments for children and young people. The “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” is a comprehensive set of procedures established by the United States Conference…

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No Tengas Miedo La Misericordia: Nuestra Misión

por Obispo John M. LeVoir Ha llegado el momento para que la Iglesia tome la llamada alegre a la misericordia una vez más. – Papa Francisco Nos encontramos en medio del jubileo extraordinario, el Año Santo de la Misericordia, declarado por el Papa Francisco. Este Año Santo comenzó con la solemnidad de la Inmaculada Concepción…

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Be Not Afraid – Mercy: our mission

By Bishop John M. LeVoir The time has come for the Church to take up the joyful call to mercy once more. – Pope Francis We are in the midst of an extraordinary jubilee, the Holy Year of Mercy, declared by Pope Francis. This Holy Year commenced on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception last December and will conclude on the Solemnity of Our Lord…

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Hope, Healing, and Peace

On behalf of the Church, I apologize for the grave offenses committed against the vulnerable by those who were ordained to serve our communities. We are grateful to survivors who have come forward already and encourage those who have not yet come forward to do so. – Bishop John M. LeVoir The sexual abuse of minors by priests…

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