Archive for January, 2018

The typology of Christ

The typology of Christ

| Father Jan Michael Joncas | January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Deuteronomy reading (Dt 18:15-20) and the Gospel selection (Mk 1:21-28) for Jan. 28 give us the opportunity to employ one of the most ancient forms of biblical interpretation: typology.

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Local hobbyist creates replica of U.S. Bank Stadium

Local hobbyist creates replica of U.S. Bank Stadium

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Greg Kelly picked the perfect time to embrace the Super Bowl hype that’s engulfed the Twin Cities.

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Appointments – January 25, 2018

Appointments – January 25, 2018

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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Perspective can change everything

Perspective can change everything

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | January 25, 2018 | 2 Comments

My nephew, Paddy, was born in southwest Florida and has lived all of his 14 years there. He recently spent the weekend with me in the Twin Cities, making me realize not only that I have aged, but also the significance of perspective. What I considered to be a balmy mid-January thaw was for him an experience of an Arctic blast. The snow that I had come to see as a bit of a nuisance when driving was for him a source of newfound delight on the slopes of Buck Hill. Perspective changes everything.

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La perspective cambia todo

La perspective cambia todo

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mi sobrino, Paddy, nació en el suroeste de Florida y ha pasado allí todos sus 14 años. Recientemente pasó el fin de semana conmigo en las Ciudades Gemelas, lo que me hizo darme cuenta no solo de que he envejecido, sino también del significado de la perspectiva. Lo que consideré un agradable deshielo a mediados de enero fue para él una experiencia de explosión en el Ártico. La nieve que había llegado a ver como una molestia cuando manejaba era para él una fuente de nuevo placer en las laderas de Buck Hill. La perspectiva cambia todo.

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St. Joseph the Worker parishioners navigate troubled waters in Haiti

St. Joseph the Worker parishioners navigate troubled waters in Haiti

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

It was supposed to be a mindless maneuver for four members of St. Joseph the Worker in Maple Grove and their retired pastor, Father Don Piché, during a mission trip to Haiti in November.

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Walls between respect life, social justice camps tumbling down

Walls between respect life, social justice camps tumbling down

| Dennis Sadowski | January 25, 2018 | 5 Comments

When Cardinal Joseph Bernardin offered the idea that the Church could approach its concern for protecting human dignity in tackling abortion, euthanasia, poverty and peace under a “seamless garment” during a 1983 speech at Fordham University, there were doubters who said the concept was flawed.

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Survey: Women say Eucharist, helping poor is what it means to be Catholic

Survey: Women say Eucharist, helping poor is what it means to be Catholic

| Beth Griffin | January 25, 2018 | 3 Comments

American Catholic women are increasingly disengaged from the church although they remain affiliated and say helping the poor and receiving the Eucharist are the most important aspects of what it means to be Catholic.

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Celebrating Mass for Eagles, Patriots a joy for East Coast priests

Celebrating Mass for Eagles, Patriots a joy for East Coast priests

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic coaches and players of the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles have clear game plans for making Sunday Mass in the midst of prepping for big games each week.

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Churches in Syrian enclave say Turkish bombing is killing civilians

Churches in Syrian enclave say Turkish bombing is killing civilians

| Dale Gavlak | January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Churches in Afrin, Syria, are calling on the world to stop the slaughter of civilians during the Turkish military assault.

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Catholic parishes, schools gearing up for Super Bowl

Catholic parishes, schools gearing up for Super Bowl

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Those plans include participation in one of the more than 30 events during the weeks before the game at U.S. Bank Stadium. Other parishes and schools have their own events, and a couple of downtown Minneapolis parishes have adjusted Mass schedules to accommodate visitors.

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Ahead of Super Bowl, Catholics partner to ramp up anti-trafficking efforts

Ahead of Super Bowl, Catholics partner to ramp up anti-trafficking efforts

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

For Terry Forliti, a series of traumatic events as a teenager — being raped by her boss, her friend dying in a car accident and her parents’ divorce — spurred heavy drug use that carried into adulthood.

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