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Diocese of New Ulm - a people and a place

(Photo by Sam Patet)


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.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us

Lydia Plass and Kaylie Weber, fifth graders at St. Mary's Catholic School in Bird Island, pray the Rosary with over 260 students at the Children's Holy Field Trip Oct. 1 at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm. Students from 11 Catholic schools in the Diocese of New Ulm attended the annual event, which was led by Bishop John M. LeVoir. The morning included the Rosary, a homily from Bishop LeVoir, exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, and Benediction. Following the prayer service at the church, a number of students visited the Way of the Cross and/or received a tour of the new Pastoral Center.

Click here to read the October 2014 issue of The Prairie Catholic.

Still want to read last month's special section on the new Pastoral Center? Click here.


Statement on Harry Majerus, William Marks, and Robert Clark

Click here to read the Diocese of New Ulm's statement, released Oct. 23, 2014.


'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, 2015

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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