2025 Pastoral Plan

Ministry 2025 Coverage – Updated plan published Jan. 12, 2017 – pages feature maps and stories

Ministry 2025 Special Section – Original draft plan published Feb. 25, 2016

Ministry 2025: Diocese announces decrees impacting parishes (June 2017)

Ministry 2025: Process aims to sustain vibrant parishes (Feb. 25, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Potential parish closings elicit strong emotions (March 10, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Churches sacred items to remain with oratory (March 24, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Hispanic Catholic numbers on rise in parishes (April 7, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Sioux Falls, Winona recount planning initiatives (April 21, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Ministry 2025 meetings include parish input

Ministry 2025: Three Webster County worship sites set for oratory status (May 19 ’16)

Ministry 2025: Solving the priest shortage (June 2, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Priesthood thrives in other dioceses (June 16, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Pastor offers tips on keeping homilies fresh (June 30, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Director reports pastoral planning process far from over

Ministry 2025: Cathedral, St. Boniface and St. Joseph set new Mass times (Aug. 11, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Clustering in diocese dates back to 1990s (Aug. 25, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Pastoral planning closures elicit concerns (Sept. 8, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Holy Trinity’s capital campaign: Proposed worship site to serve Webster County (Sept. 22, 2016)

Ministry 2025: A look at feedback, next steps in pastoral planning (Oct. 6, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Grief and loss: Speaker explores realities, perceptions at Presbyterate Day (Nov. 3, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Adult altar servers fill void in some parishes (Nov. 17, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Ministry 2025 implementation may impact auxiliary ministries (Dec. 22, 2016)

Ministry 2025: Diocese announces updated Ministry 2025 plan (Jan. 12, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Effective use of priestly resources key to implementation of plan (Jan. 12, 2017)

Ministry 2025: What’s next? Clusters to develop local pastoral plans (Jan. 12, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Taking a look at the role of the deacon (Jan. 26, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Parish clusters to begin pastoral planning (Feb. 9, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Carroll Kuemper students reflect on Ministry 2025 (Feb. 23, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Bishop announces priest retirements, assignments (March 9, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Facilitators gather for training in pastoral planning process (March 23, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Holy Trinity moves forward with capital campaign (April 6, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Pastoral planning must comply with canon, civil law

Ministry 2025: Bishop Nickless announces additional new assignments (May 18, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Retired priests keep busy (May 18, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Diocesan pastoral planning communicated to Pope Francis (June 1, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Pastoral planning transitions to specifics for parishes (June 29, 2017)

Ministry 2025: Communion service does not fulfill Mass obligation (July 13, 2017)

Ministry 2025: What will happen with the cemeteries? (July 27, 2017)