Archive for March, 2015

Author of Neuhaus book calls priest ‘distinctive, often controversial’

Author of Neuhaus book calls priest ‘distinctive, often controversial’

| Nate Madden | March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Father Richard John Neuhaus was many things, among them “a theologian, an intellectual, an activist, an ecumenist, a writer,” said the author of a new biography of the late priest who hopes his book will be the definitive volume on his life.

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FOX 9’s Tom Halden named archdiocese’s communications director

FOX 9’s Tom Halden named archdiocese’s communications director

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tom Halden, a weekday morning news anchor on FOX 9, has been named director of communications for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. He plans to begin May 6.

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How do you pray the Rosary?

How do you pray the Rosary?

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
  • Make the Sign of the Cross.
  • Holding the Crucifix, say the Apostles’ Creed.
  • On the first bead, say an Our Father.
  • Say three Hail Marys on each of the next three beads.
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    How to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy

    How to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy

    | March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Eternal Father, I offer you the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Your Dearly Beloved Son, Our Lord, Jesus Christ, in atonement for our sins and those of the whole world.

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    On cathedral anniversary, archbishop asks faithful to be ‘edifices of faith and witness’

    On cathedral anniversary, archbishop asks faithful to be ‘edifices of faith and witness’

    | March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

    The Cathedral of St. Paul commemorated the 100th anniversary of its first Mass March 29 at a 10 a.m. Palm Sunday liturgy celebrated by Archbishop John Nienstedt.

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    Daily Scriptures: March 29 – April 12, 2015

    Daily Scriptures: March 29 – April 12, 2015

    | March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Sunday, March 29
    Palm Sunday – Passion of the Lord
    Mark 11:1-10
    Isaiah 50:4-7
    Philippians 2:6-11
    Mark 14:1–15:47

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    Seeking more time to work with insurers, Archdiocese requests extension for filing Reorganization plan

    Seeking more time to work with insurers, Archdiocese requests extension for filing Reorganization plan

    | March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

    The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis requested March 26 to extend the deadline from May 16 to Nov. 30 to file a plan for Reorganization.

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    Chrism Mass a call to be one again doing God’s work

    Chrism Mass a call to be one again doing God’s work

    | March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Song, prayer and humble supplications filled the incense-perfumed air of the Cathedral of St. Paul March 26, calling both for healing and consolation from the challenges of recent years and for Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to coalesce around a collaborate, unified vision to accomplish the work of the church.

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    Joe Hall dies

    Joe Hall dies

    | March 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

    Joe Hall, whose story of courage and faith in the face of terminal cancer was featured in The Catholic Spirit (Feb. 26, 2015, page 20A), died this morning (March 27) at home surrounded by his family. He was 26.

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    Digital Edition – March 26, 2015

    Digital Edition – March 26, 2015

    | March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Holy Week, Easter, U of M converts, Ideas for families, Roman art and local music, Our Lady of Lourdes fights high-rise, Farewell Franciscans, Father Tix honored by NCEA

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    Choosing meekness leads us toward union with Trinity

    Choosing meekness leads us toward union with Trinity

    | Deacon Andrew Windschitl | March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

    The Roman soldiers, who among their other acts of violence against Jesus placed a crown of thorns on his head, were correct about one thing: He is a king. This painful irony is not lost on us, especially when we pray the third sorrowful mystery of the rosary.

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    Inside a week at the Minnesota Capitol

    Inside a week at the Minnesota Capitol

    | Jason Adkins | March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Minnesota Catholic Conference staff is often asked to describe a typical day at the office. Though every day is different, we are blessed that it is only the rare occasion on which MCC’s policy team spends the whole day behind a desk. This is how it should be, because public policy advocacy requires an entrepreneurial spirit and lots of relationship building —which is not much different from the dynamics of those who work in sales.

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