Archive for April, 2013

In the quiet stillness of suffering, Mary resides

In the quiet stillness of suffering, Mary resides

| April 26, 2013 | 10 Comments

Laura and Rob Sobiech garner strength from their Catholic faith as son Zach endures rare form of bone cancer that continues to weaken his body.

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Digital Edition – April 25, 2013

Digital Edition – April 25, 2013

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bravery confirmed, Rediscover: The Bible, Catholic Athletic Association, Archdiodesan Youth Day, Living Water in Kenya, Mary

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Rediscover: The Bible

Rediscover: The Bible

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

– How should I think about and read the Bible?
– Where did the Bible come from?
– ‘The breath of the Holy Spirit’
– Knock at door leads couple to deeper study of Scripture
– Book clubs enriching faith of participants
– Catholic author added to 2013 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration

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Former players, coaches recall CAA’s impact, memorable moments

Former players, coaches recall CAA’s impact, memorable moments

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Organization’s impact felt long after playing days

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Girls find opportunities aplenty over league’s history

Girls find opportunities aplenty over league’s history

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ruth Opatz Sinn has had a stellar career in girls and women’s basketball. She played for the University of St. Thomas and eventually was inducted into the university’s Hall of Fame. In 2005, she became the head coach of the women’s team, and has been named the MIAC Coach of the Year twice.

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It all started with a $37 check

It all started with a $37 check

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

65 years of CAA

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Is assisted living the right fit for Mom or Dad?

Is assisted living the right fit for Mom or Dad?

| Dena Boheim | April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Navigating the senior housing and care industry can be challenging and overwhelming, especially if it is your first time exploring the options.

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Stewardship: A call to the heart that involves entire parish

Stewardship: A call to the heart that involves entire parish

| Susan Klemond | April 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

More than a call for Catholics’ time, talent and treasure, stewardship is spiritual and should not only bring us closer to God but also permeate all areas of a parish, according to Professor Charles Zech, who spoke at the April 20 Stewardship Day at St. Peter in Mendota.

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Ladybugs ladybugs ladybugs

Ladybugs ladybugs ladybugs

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Convent of the Visitation School third-grader Caroline Schlehuber, right, reacts to the many ladybugs crawling on her hand as classmate Logan Kinsella watches.

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Pro athletes thankful for life lessons learned in CAA

Pro athletes thankful for life lessons learned in CAA

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

“I played everything except football,” said Birk, who enjoyed 10 years with the Minnesota Vikings and four with the Ravens before retiring shortly after his team won the Super Bowl in February. “Jack Peick [physical education teacher] was my coach in everything. He was the guy at Nativity that coached everything. I can remember even at a young age when he was coaching us in basketball.”

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Leaving our Christian calling card

Leaving our Christian calling card

| Deacon Adam Hamness | April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the Gospel of John, our Lord says, “I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another. This is how all will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another” (John 13:34-35).

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Month of May celebrates Mary, motherhood

Month of May celebrates Mary, motherhood

| Father Michael Van Sloun | April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Three special days celebrate devotion to Mary

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