Archive for May, 2014

Seeing Jesus through the eyes of faith

Seeing Jesus through the eyes of faith

| Deacon Timothy Gapinski | May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Faith enables us to “see” what otherwise could not be seen. Jesus is no longer physically present on Earth, but he promises to always be spiritually present to us. Though we cannot see his spiritual presence with the eyes of the body, we see him with the eyes of faith.

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Rediscover: The rosary

Rediscover: The rosary

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

– A prayer that incorporates both body and soul
– Grandpa’s rosary
– Dire hospital situation leads to deep devotion to Mary
– Mother of Mercy
– Children can journey through the Bible at fall celebration

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Digital Edition – May 22, 2014

Digital Edition – May 22, 2014

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Meet our new priests, Pope plans trip to Holy Land, Archdiocesan Youth Day, Leading with Faith, Lourdes military pilgrimage, Memorial Day, Better not bitter, Catechetical Institute, Listening to abuse survivors, Rediscover: the rosary

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Encyclical on water would be a great gift

Encyclical on water would be a great gift

| Father William Byron | May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nearly 900 million people in the world have no access to clean water.

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Archdiocese discloses five additional names

Archdiocese discloses five additional names

| May 22, 2014

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has released the names and assignment histories of three priests and two religious brothers against whom claims of sexual abuse of a minor within the archdiocese have been found to be substantiated.

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What we say and how we say it

What we say and how we say it

| Ginny Kubitz Moyer | May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Because if there were ever anything worthy of exclamation, it’s this: Jesus shows up every single Sunday, without fail.

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St. Vincent de Paul to expand parish cemetery

St. Vincent de Paul to expand parish cemetery

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Vincent de Paul in Brooklyn Park will celebrate the dedication of an addition to the parish cemetery with a 9 a.m. Mass on Memorial Day, May 26.

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Planning a Catholic funeral?

Planning a Catholic funeral?

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Choice of sacred hymns and readings should provide comfort, Christian hope to loved ones left behind

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Grassroots efforts aid Catholic Conference at 2014 Legislature

Grassroots efforts aid Catholic Conference at 2014 Legislature

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every state legislative session presents its own challenges and opportunities, and the 2014 session was no different, said Jason Adkins, executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference.

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Explaining the crucifix to a child; receiving Communion

Explaining the crucifix to a child; receiving Communion

| Father Kenneth Doyle | May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

How does one explain Jesus on the cross to a 4-year-old?
Is there a best way to receive Jesus, or does it matter?

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Former religious order priest charged for alleged abuse

Former religious order priest charged for alleged abuse

| May 22, 2014

Former Benedictine priest Francis Hoefgen was charged May 21 with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly abusing a minor boy 25 years ago in Hastings.

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Mary is surest guide for leading us to Jesus

Mary is surest guide for leading us to Jesus

“In the blessed encounter between Mary and Elizabeth, we discover the role of the Blessed Virgin as bearing Christ to the world. But as baptized believers, we, too, share in that noble vocation, and we, too, are bound to bringing Christ to others, giving birth to him by lives of compassion, service, and witness.”

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