Archive for September, 2016

Pope, religious leaders to mark 30th anniversary of 1986 Assisi meeting

Pope, religious leaders to mark 30th anniversary of 1986 Assisi meeting

| Cindy Wooden | September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will join dozens of religious leaders — including Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople and Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury — and hundreds of their faithful in Assisi Sept. 20 to pray for peace.

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Pope proposes care for creation as a new work of mercy

Pope proposes care for creation as a new work of mercy

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Calling for concrete actions that benefit human life and the environment, Pope Francis proposed adding the care and protection of creation to the traditional list of corporal and spiritual works of mercy.

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New ministry equips grandparents to pass along the faith

New ministry equips grandparents to pass along the faith

| Susan Klemond | September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carl and Susan Keeney began teaching their granddaughter about the Catholic faith while she lived with them during the first years of her life. The girl is now 10 and the couple, parishioners at St. Vincent de Paul in Brooklyn Park, has continued to teach her. They helped prepare her for baptism this spring, but to their disappointment, the girl’s mother (their former daughter-in-law) wouldn’t allow her to be baptized.

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