Archive for February, 2012

Archdiocesan Men’s Conference promises to challenge and lift your spirit

Archdiocesan Men’s Conference promises to challenge and lift your spirit

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Men, for a booster shot to your faith life, show up at the Cathedral of St. Paul the morning of Saturday, March 31. Come expecting to be challenged, too.

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Bullies give DeLaSalle student essay ammunition

Bullies give DeLaSalle student essay ammunition

| Tricia Lyngen for The Catholic Spirit | February 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Semaj Moore, a junior at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, earned first place among more than 7,400 entries in the 2012 high school essay competition sponsored annually by the Maryknoll Society.

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6 stupid things I’ve done . . .

6 stupid things I’ve done . . .

| Jesuit Father James Martin | February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

. . . and that I never want to do again

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RCIA not just for new Catholics: A process for deepening faith

RCIA not just for new Catholics: A process for deepening faith

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every year, hundreds of adults and children in the archdiocese begin a journey to full membership in the Catholic Church. This year 745 people are preparing to receive the sacraments of initiation during the Easter Vigil.

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Welcoming the Elect

Welcoming the Elect

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Feb. 26 marked the Rite of Election, a step in the journey toward full communion into the Catholic Church

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Lent 2012 – Day 7

Lent 2012 – Day 7

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do-It-Yourself Lent: Question of the Day

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Shining a spiritual spotlight on abstinence on Lenten Fridays

Shining a spiritual spotlight on abstinence on Lenten Fridays

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lent raises the spotlight on Fridays. It is a day of abstinence from meat for all those age 14 and older.

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Operation Rice Bowl – Zambia

Operation Rice Bowl – Zambia

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Since 1975, Operation Rice Bowl, the Lenten program of Catholic Relief Services, has helped to improve people’s ability to access food in communities around the world and in the United States.

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Pastor writes icon to nourish bodies, souls in Kenya, here

Pastor writes icon to nourish bodies, souls in Kenya, here

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

When parishioners at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Hastings walk into the office of their pastor, Father James Perkl, for the sacrament of reconciliation, they can’t help but notice walls filled with icons he has written

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Lent 2012 – Day 6

Lent 2012 – Day 6

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do-It-Yourself Lent: Question of the Day

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Lent 2012 – Day 5

Lent 2012 – Day 5

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do-It-Yourself Lent: Question of the Day & VIDEO: “Focusing on Prayer during Lent”

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Lent 2012 – Day 4

Lent 2012 – Day 4

| February 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do-It-Yourself Lent: Question of the Day

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