Archive for May, 2018

Remembering to be present

Remembering to be present

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

We remember. We remember all those who have served in the Armed Forces and gave their lives for our nation. We remember all those who have died after serving others in different ways. And we remember in our prayers all those who will be visiting the graves of loved ones this Memorial Day weekend.

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Appointments – May 24, 2018

Appointments – May 24, 2018

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

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Recordando estar presente

Recordando estar presente

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recordamos. Recordamos a todos aquellos que han servido en las Fuerzas Armadas y dieron sus vidas por nuestra nación. Recordamos a todos aquellos que murieron después de servir a otros de diferentes maneras. Y recordamos en nuestras oraciones a todos aquellos que visitarán las tumbas de sus seres queridos este fin de semana del Día de los Caídos.

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St. Vincent de Paul distributes food, invites prayer in Frogtown

St. Vincent de Paul distributes food, invites prayer in Frogtown

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Instead of fishing for walleye, Ross Feder and company “fished” for people at St. Vincent de Paul in St. Paul during the weekend of the Minnesota fishing opener.

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Confirmation gives Catholics strength to be led by God, pope says

Confirmation gives Catholics strength to be led by God, pope says

| Carol Glatz | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Everyone who has received the sacrament of confirmation has received the gift of the Holy Spirit, who guides them and gives them the strength to follow God’s will, Pope Francis said.

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Pope to meet with second group of abuse survivors from Chile

Pope to meet with second group of abuse survivors from Chile

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will meet with five priests who suffered abuse by Chilean Father Fernando Karadima or his followers, the Vatican said.

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Pray for families, receive an indulgence, Vatican says

Pray for families, receive an indulgence, Vatican says

| Cindy Wooden | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholics who participate in the World Meeting of Families in Dublin in August or pray with their families during the Aug. 21-26 event can receive a plenary indulgence, the Vatican announced.

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Solo: A Star Wars Story — A-III (PG-13)

Solo: A Star Wars Story — A-III (PG-13)

Before he grew up to be Harrison Ford, intergalactic freebooter Han Solo was Alden Ehrenreich — or so at least the folks behind “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” the pleasing but insubstantial latest addition to the blockbuster franchise, would have you believe.

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The power of the Holy Spirit at confirmation

The power of the Holy Spirit at confirmation

| Father Michael Van Sloun | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Confirmation imparts the gift of the Holy Spirit. The person who receives this sacrament has already received the Holy Spirit in the sacrament of baptism, and the Holy Spirit abides with a person always. The Holy Spirit comes when a person prays or reads Scripture, or when a person asks the Holy Spirit for guidance, inspiration or courage. Confirmation is not the new arrival of the Holy Spirit, but rather an intensification of the presence and power of the Holy Spirit.

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A mystery to be worshipped

A mystery to be worshipped

| Father Michael Joncas | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

With the Most Holy Trinity celebrated May 27, the Church invites us to contemplate one of the central mysteries of the Christian faith: the triunity of God.

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Religious leaders say new NAFTA shouldn’t restrict access to medicines

Religious leaders say new NAFTA shouldn’t restrict access to medicines

Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services was one of seven U.S. religious leaders asking that any new North American Free Trade Agreement “avoid enhanced and extended monopolies on life-essential medicines.”

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Advocacy: More life-giving than you think

Advocacy: More life-giving than you think

| Rachel Herbeck | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

As Catholics, we are called to actively live out the Gospel in public life. It’s a call that sometimes solicits the thought, “Do I really have to?”

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