Archive for May, 2019

‘No greater love’ — Denver Catholics remember Kendrick Castillo, who died in STEM school shooting

‘No greater love’ — Denver Catholics remember Kendrick Castillo, who died in STEM school shooting

| Mary Rezac | May 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Sara Haynes heard about the shooting at STEM High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado on Tuesday, she prayed. A Catholic school teacher in Denver until just recently, she knew some of her former students were now high schoolers at STEM.

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Archbishop: Pope’s legislation on clergy abuse includes ‘groundbreaking provisions’

Archbishop: Pope’s legislation on clergy abuse includes ‘groundbreaking provisions’

| May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

“I am grateful that these new norms envision the meaningful engagement of lay experts, whose professional skills are clearly needed to accomplish this difficult work,” Archbishop Hebda said.

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Poms — A-III (PG-13)

Poms — A-III (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Moviegoers turning to the senior-themed comedy “Poms” in the hope of being treated to the kind of zingy dialogue and amusing antics that made the NBC sitcom “The Golden Girls” so popular will come away sadly disappointed. Though the filmmakers’ good intentions are evident, the outcome is feeble.

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U.S. Church leaders in favor of new rules on sexual abuse reporting

U.S. Church leaders in favor of new rules on sexual abuse reporting

| Carol Zimmermann | May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

U.S. Church leaders welcomed the norms issued by Pope Francis May 9 giving clear direction to the global Catholic Church about reporting abuse and holding Church leaders accountable, saying it confirms what they already have in place and also gives them a way forward.

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17-year-old with Down syndrome becomes pro-life advocate in Canada

17-year-old with Down syndrome becomes pro-life advocate in Canada

| Kyle Greenham | May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sarah Joy Walker is alive today because her mother flatly turned down an abortion.

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Belle Plaine faces devil of a lawsuit

Belle Plaine faces devil of a lawsuit

| May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Almost two years after being denied a spot for a satanic-themed veterans memorial in the city of Belle Plaine, the Satanic Temple is suing the city.

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Parishes help build houses, provide for needs of the homeless

Parishes help build houses, provide for needs of the homeless

| May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Faced with a growing number of people who are homeless in Minnesota, state and local governments are amping up efforts this year to build affordable housing.

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Study reveals record number of homeless in Minnesota

Study reveals record number of homeless in Minnesota

| May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The number of people without a home in Minnesota hit a record high last year: 10,233.

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Women religious find a place of honor on Mother’s Day

Women religious find a place of honor on Mother’s Day

When the elderly men and women at the Jeanne Jugan Residence for senior care pray the rosary with Sister Constance Veit, they see her as more than one of the caregivers at the facility.

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Facebook’s ‘Rosary Guy’

Facebook’s ‘Rosary Guy’

| May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Centerville family spreads word about Mary, special rosary

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It’s not just about the frozen embryos

It’s not just about the frozen embryos

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

I remember a conversation I had with a married Catholic couple a few years ago. They were feeling lost and desperate over their inability to conceive a child. They were casting about for options.

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Scary prayers that are good for you

Scary prayers that are good for you

| Greg Erlandson | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

I have a short list of scary prayers.

Scary prayers are prayers where even the very words you say seem to convict you.

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