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Mary Goosens named CFO, COO for diocese

For the average person, understanding complicated spreadsheets, profit and loss statements, and the financial jargon that goes along with them is never easy. Mary Goosens is gifted with the ability to help people with limited business acumen learn about finances in language that’s clear and succinct.


Chaplain raises awareness of problems with immigration family detention

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- After a two-month stint as a chaplain at a new detention center for immigrant families in Dilley, Texas, Mercy Sister Kathleen Erickson came away impressed with elements of the operation, but keenly aware of a more subtle undercurrent.


Diocese announces new priestly and religious assignments, Catholic school name change

Bishop Michael F. Olson announces the following assignments, effective July 1, 2015, unless otherwise noted. Announcements will be made at the parishes with clergy changes. The diocese also issued a decree changing the name of Holy Cross Catholic School to St. Martin de Porres Catholic School.