Archive for October, 2014

Digital Edition – October 9, 2014

Digital Edition – October 9, 2014

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Adoption dream fulfilled, 2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration, World Mission Sunday, Archdiocesan Youth Day, Synod, Transgender issues

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Catholics ‘bet on hope’ at 2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration

Catholics ‘bet on hope’ at 2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 5,000 people gathered Oct. 3 and 4 for the 2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

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How prayer heals, transforms

How prayer heals, transforms

| Alyssa Bormes | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was some years ago, and spiritually a galaxy away, but there was a night I thought I might never be seen again. Every getaway was blocked until morning. My only way out was to get through the night silently, drawing no attention to myself.

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The Church in Russia: hope for the future

The Church in Russia: hope for the future

| Nick Hagen | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

I am witness to an underreported reality in Russia that is much deeper and more fascinating than any political situation.

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Transgender persons, human dignity and our response

Transgender persons, human dignity and our response

| Jason Adkins | October 9, 2014 | 3 Comments

This past summer, Time Magazine had a cover story called “The Next Civil Rights Revolution,” chronicling the movement to create legal mandates for the accommodation of persons who either identify as transgender or who refuse to identify as male or female altogether.

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Sharing the truth with others requires love, compassion

Sharing the truth with others requires love, compassion

| Father James Liekhus | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is a debate taking place in our society over the very nature of the human person. This debate manifests itself in many ways, most recently in the definition of marriage and in our sexual identity as male and female. As Catholics, it is important that we understand the truth that the Church teaches about our human nature so that we can share this truth with others, doing so always with love and compassion.

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Local director uses play by St. John Paul II to ask: ‘Can love last?’

Local director uses play by St. John Paul II to ask: ‘Can love last?’

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Open Window Theatre’s current production, “The Jeweler’s Shop,” is a project close to the heart of executive artistic director Jeremy Stanbary.

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It’s time to get serious about halting the porn epidemic

It’s time to get serious about halting the porn epidemic

| Father Michael Schmitz | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q. What is so wrong with watching porn? It is just the human body, and it doesn’t seem to hurt anyone.

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Choose wisely: Accept God’s invitation to share life with him

Choose wisely: Accept God’s invitation to share life with him

| Deacon John Christianson | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever thrown a party and a person who you were hoping would come didn’t show up? The wedding feast parable speaks about a similar situation, but it is really speaking about the feast of eternal life with God.

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Visiting bishop shares state of affairs for Venezuelans

Visiting bishop shares state of affairs for Venezuelans

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

When word gets out that a delivery of food or other consumer goods is coming, Venezuelans don’t hesitate.

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World Mission Sunday 2014: Give Hope

World Mission Sunday 2014: Give Hope

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

World Mission Sunday (Oct. 19, 2014) is an opportunity to proclaim the Gospel of hope by contributing to the Church in mission around the world.

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World Mission Sunday: What is the archdiocesan Center for Mission?

World Mission Sunday: What is the archdiocesan Center for Mission?

| Eric Simon | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Center for Mission promotes the missionary life of the Church and coordinate support for the mission outreach of the archdiocese by building bridges of faith, culture and resources to Catholic communities around the world.

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