Archive for April, 2013

Same-sex marriage and the breakdown of moral argument

Same-sex marriage and the breakdown of moral argument

| Father Robert Barron | April 25, 2013 | 6 Comments

In his classic text “After Virtue,” the philosopher Alisdair MacIntyre lamented, not so much the immorality that runs rampant in our contemporary society, but something more fundamental and in the long run more dangerous — namely, that we are no longer even capable of having a real argument about moral matters.

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Six decades later, league continues to thrive

Six decades later, league continues to thrive

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

“We don’t think of ourselves as being a feeder program,”?Courtney said. “We’re providing a recreational activity for the Catholic grade schools and I think we’re doing a pretty good job getting those kids a chance to play.”

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‘Pacem in Terris:’ Reflections after 50 years

‘Pacem in Terris:’ Reflections after 50 years

| Elliot Huss | April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pope John XXIII’s encyclical letter, “Pacem in Terris,” it is fitting we revisit a text that has such great relevance for us in contemporary society.

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Celebrating 65 years of mentoring young athletes

Celebrating 65 years of mentoring young athletes

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Pro athletes thankful for lessons learned
– It all started with a $37 check
– Former players, coaches recall CAA’s impact on their lives
– Girls find opportunities aplenty over league’s history
– Six decades later, league continues to thrive

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Twelfth annual Leading With Faith awards set for August 14

Twelfth annual Leading With Faith awards set for August 14

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Know someone who leads with faith? Honor them now with a nomination.

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Celebrate your love for Mary during month of May

Celebrate your love for Mary during month of May

| April 25, 2013

The month of May has, since my youth, been associated in my mind with devotion to Mary, Mother of Jesus and Mother of the Church. And Mary always brings hope, warmth and joy.

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Still time to register for ACCW convention

Still time to register for ACCW convention

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women will hold its annual convention May 1 and 2 at Guardian Angels in Oakdale.

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A conversation about the ‘new evangelization’

A conversation about the ‘new evangelization’

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit interviewed Weigel and Gordy DeMarais, founder and executive director of St. Paul’s Outreach, a Catholic ministry on college campuses across the U.S. that began in response to the Church’s call for a “new evangelization.” The following is an edited version of the interview.

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Seven men to be ordained transitional deacons May 4

Seven men to be ordained transitional deacons May 4

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Seven men will be ordained as transitional deacons by Archbishop John Nienstedt during a Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at the Basilica of St. Mary, 88 17th St. N. in Minneapolis.

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Catholics invited to offer input for capital campaign feasibility study

Catholics invited to offer input for capital campaign feasibility study

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Campaign would differ in scope from annual Catholic Services Appeal

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Young Catholics invited to day of faith, fun

Young Catholics invited to day of faith, fun

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Archdiocesan Youth Day 2013 is set for Sept. 21 at Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria.

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Bravery confirmed

Bravery confirmed

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Matthew Brown’s scheduled confirmation was moved up to accommodate the failing health of his sponsor, Zach Sobiech who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.

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