Archive for April, 2011

Digital Edition – April 28, 2011

Digital Edition – April 28, 2011

| April 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Beatification of Pope John Paul II – Abby Johnson – New Roman Missal

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Carry the Cross

Carry the Cross

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dan Huschke, a member of St. Hubert in Chanhassen, walks in front of the Planned Parenthood building on Ford Parkway in St. Paul April 22 (Good Friday) carrying a wooden cross during the annual Carry the Cross of Abortion prayer vigil.

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News Notes – April 28, 2011

News Notes – April 28, 2011

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

» Seven men to be ordained transitional deacons at Basilica May 7
» St. Thomas Cadet review
» Sister principal at St. Croix
» Saint John’s Bible event

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – April 28, 2011

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – April 28, 2011

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Be assured, we are with you, with all the Japanese children who are suffering. We want to help you with our prayers, with our actions, and you can be sure that God will help you.”
— Pope Benedict XVI, from an April 22 pre-recorded TV broadcast in which he answered a question from a 7-year-old Japanese girl who lost friends in the recent earthquake and tsunami

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Celebrating Easter and Pope John Paul II

Celebrating Easter and Pope John Paul II

| April 28, 2011

At least 643 persons entered the church in this archdiocese at the recent Easter Vigil, either as catechumens (those who had never been baptized) or as candidates for full communion in the Catholic Church (Christians who were baptized in a Christian denomination other than Cath­olic).

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Father Hansen, OFM died April 17

Father Hansen, OFM died April 17

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Franciscan Father Howard Will­iam Han­sen, 80, died April 17 at his home, St. Joseph Cupertino Friary in Prior Lake.

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Series to explain changes coming with new Roman Missal

Series to explain changes coming with new Roman Missal

| Father John Paul Erickson | April 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

“Lift up your hearts!”

These are pivotal words in the Mass, words spoken by the celebrant to the congregation during what is referred to as the “preface dialogue.”

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Litany of sonnets by street kids

Litany of sonnets by street kids

| Kevin Ryan | April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

But at Covenant House in New York City, where we have a chapel with a red carpet and tiny altar in our shelter for homeless, trafficked and runaway young people, there is a simple, cloth-bound book the kids write their prayers in. Its contents are worth contemplating.

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Marriage amendment proposal introduced

Marriage amendment proposal introduced

| April 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

A proposal was to be introduced in the Minnesota Senate April 26 that, if passed by both state houses, would place a constitutional amendment regarding marriage on the ballot in November 2012.

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25 parishes exceed Appeal goal

25 parishes exceed Appeal goal

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Twenty-five parishes have now exceeded their 2011 Catholic Services Appeal goal, according to the archdiocesan Development and Stewardship Of­fice.

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Day for prayer

Day for prayer

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

“The faith communities of Minnesota will pray for our elected officials and encourage them to find a more generous and balanced public stewardship of the state budget,” according to a release from the JRLC, of which the Minnesota Catholic Conference is a sponsoring organization.

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Baby now back home and safe in Canada

Baby now back home and safe in Canada

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

An infant known as “Baby Joseph” is back home with his parents in Windsor, Ontario, after a battle with Canadian courts that threatened his life.

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