Archive for November, 2014

Our heavenly family after Vatican II

Our heavenly family after Vatican II

| Colleen Carroll Campbell | November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our Church’s focus on heaven and its citizens takes on special significance this November. Fifty years ago this month, Pope Paul VI promulgated one of the landmark documents of the Second Vatican Council, the “Dogmatic Constitution on the Church.” Known as “Lumen Gentium” (“Light of the Nations”), it famously proclaimed the “universal call to holiness” — the idea that sainthood is God’s will for each of us, not just for priests and nuns or some elite caste of professional Catholics.

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At parish mission, evangelist tries to start ‘holiness revolution’

At parish mission, evangelist tries to start ‘holiness revolution’

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I think he’s telling us what we need to hear,” Masek said. “So many of our Catholic churches seem so dead. We’re broken. We’ve compromised with the culture.”

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Fighting the culture of death: For local attorney, it’s personal

Fighting the culture of death: For local attorney, it’s personal

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Elizabeth Bakewicz, a graduate of the University of St. Thomas School of Law in St. Paul, has found herself in a position of arguing for something she wasn’t prepared to argue for — her right to live.

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Despair errs because of one thought: Life is worth living

Despair errs because of one thought: Life is worth living

| Father Michael Schmitz | November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q. Is assisted suicide OK? Why should people needlessly suffer?

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