Phil Jungwirth has been visiting his uncle’s grave in Calvary Cemetery in St. Paul regularly throughout his life.
Now that Vermont allows “doctor-prescribed suicide,” the “magnificent landscape of this state, which echoes life from its majestic mountains to its powerful waterways, no longer is reflected in the laws which govern the Green Mountain State,” said the head of the statewide Diocese of Burlington.
A Freedom Forum addressing contemporary threats to religious freedom and the rights and responsibilities of Catholics will be held from 8 a.m. to noon June 22 at St. Peter in Mendota.
“We want to put the missionary Gospel in the pockets of every young person around the world.”
— Oblate Father Andrew Small, national director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States, speaking May 17 to Pope Francis about the society’s new Missio app that offers news and information in English and several other languages
– The Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute held its graduation ceremony last week at the St. Paul Seminary Chapel
– Last chance to complete capital campaign feasibility study
– MN Twins to host altar server appreciation
Some would say that the sisters of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles sound like angels when they sing.
The third annual Widow’s Day of Reflection: Hope Rekindled will be held June 29 at Our Lady of Grace in Edina.
With humor and passion, Pope Francis shared highlights of his personal faith journey and explained some key points of his teaching to an enthusiastic crowd of representatives from Catholic lay movements.
Zach Sobiech of St. Michael in Stillwater, who inspired thousands of people around the country and the world during his battle with cancer, and with the music he wrote and recorded during his fight, died at 6:30 a.m. May 20, surrounded by his family and girlfriend Amy Adamle. He was 18.
In dealing with several serious issues confronting the church and society today, “the only question is how you respond, not whether you should,” said Helen Alvare at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, held May 9 in Washington.
– Audit shows number of abuse allegations in Church dropped in 2012
– Embryonic stem-cell advance decried