WHAT WE DO The Diocese of New Ulm’s Office of Communications coordinates communication between the bishop and/or his staff and the outside media. The office issues media releases and statements about the diocese and responds to media requests or inquiries. This office also obtains and schedules Catholic programming for public access television stations in nine communities in the diocese.

THE PRAIRIE CATHOLIC The Office of Communications in charge of the production of The Prairie Catholic which is mailed to over 23,000 registered Catholic households throughout the Diocese of New Ulm once a month, ten times a year (Sept. – June). This award-winning communication vehicle, in both print and online, shares in the mission of proclaiming Christ’s saving message by providing news, information, and education. The Prairie Catholic is a trusted source of information about the Church, and provides a connection and a sense of place for Catholics throughout the diocese’s 9,863 square miles. Its focus is on the Bishop’s priorities of evangelization, Catholic education, marriage and life issues, social concerns, catechesis, timely Catholic news, and diocesan and parish information. The newspaper is funded in-part by donations to the annual United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Catholic Communications Campaign held annually in May.

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New vacation bible school curriculum piloted at Christ
the King AFC

LAKE BENTON – Alecia Rolling of Lake Benton has developed a Vacation Bible School curriculum for young children. Called CREDO Summer Faith Camps, Rolling piloted her new program this past summer at the Church of St. Genevieve in Lake Benton which is part of Christ the King Area Faith Community including the parishes of St. Peter and Paul in Ivanhoe, St. Dionysius in Tyler, and St. John Cantius in Wilno. Rollings (left), teaches songs with actions to help camp goers remember such things as the Corporal Works of Mercy. Pictured back row, (l-r) are students Jack Skordahl, Andrew Landsman, and Justin Nunez. Front row, (l-r) Grace and Emma Skordahl. 

    Read more in the Sept. issue of The Prairie Catholic, pg. 11.

CONTACT the Office of Communications:

Christine Clancy
Communications Specialist / Editor, The Prairie Catholic
(507) 233-5332