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Diocese of New Ulm - a people and a place

(Photo courtesy of KEYC-TV, Mankato)


stablished in 1957, the Diocese of New Ulm is a community of 76 parishes and 4 oratories serving Catholics throughout 15 counties in Minnesota: Big Stone, Brown, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Nicollet, Redwood, Renville, Sibley, Swift, and Yellow Medicine. The Diocese of New Ulm is Minnesota's most rural diocese, home to a total population of 281,707 with a Catholic population of 58,717. It is an area serving some 9,863 square miles of Southwestern Minnesota prairie.

A warm welcome!

Bishop John M. LeVoir of the Diocese of New Ulm stands at the front door and greets visitors to the diocese's new Pastoral Center on Aug. 1 during its open house. About 1,000 people from the diocese and beyond came to take a look at the new facility that day.

Click here to read the September 2014 issue of The Prairie Catholic, with a special section on the new Pastoral Center beginning on page B1.


Building Materials Sale


The Diocese of New Ulm will hold a building materials sale on Friday, Sept. 26 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the old Pastoral Center. A large selection of oak doors, cabinetry, closets, light fixtures, wainscoting, shelving, sinks, carpet, blinds, curtains, and other items will be available.


For a full list of available items, click here. For photos of some of the more unusual items, click here.


'Fourth Plan for Parishes' Online

The "Fourth Plan for Parishes" is available online. Click here to access it.


Join Bishop LeVoir on a

Pilgrimage to Switzerland,

Germany, & Austria

September 14 - 24, 2014

Click here for a brochure.

Click here for a registration form.


Parish Festivals

Parish festivals are upon us! Click here to find out when one will be happening in your area.


New Pastoral Center Complete!

Click here for information on the dedication of the new Pastoral Center, which took place Aug. 1.

Diocesan Council of Catholic Women

find out more!


To Contact the Diocese of New Ulm:

1421 6th Street North

New Ulm, MN 56073-2071

Phone: 507-359-2966

Fax: 507-354-0268

Email: dnu@dnu.org


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