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Christ is alive!

Christ is alive!

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

On the first Sunday of Lent this year, more than 500 people, joined by their family members, friends and sponsors, journeyed to our co-cathedrals in St. Paul and Minneapolis for the annual Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion. This weekend, they will be sacramentally initiated and warmly welcomed into the Catholic Church in parishes throughout our archdiocese.

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¡Cristo está vivo!

¡Cristo está vivo!

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

El primer domingo de Cuaresma de este año, más de 500 personas, acompañadas por sus familiares, amigos y patrocinadores, viajaron a nuestras co-catedrales en Saint Paul y Minneapolis para el Rito de Elecciones y el Llamado a la Conversión Continua. Este fin de semana, se iniciarán sacramentalmente y serán bienvenidos en la Iglesia Católica en las parroquias de nuestra Arquidiócesis.

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Rising to new life through accountability

Rising to new life through accountability

| Deacon Gordon Bird | April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Often said and forever true: Without the cross, there can be no resurrection. Without the Passion, there is no Easter. Without sacrifice — new life in Christ now and forever — the hope of the promise to come does not present itself.

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In politics, everything is connected

In politics, everything is connected

| Sarah Spangenberg | April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today, people working to advance Catholic social teaching often find themselves in opposing camps, divided along party lines. But the Church’s political work is about putting back together what has been torn apart by a highly partisan culture. In his encyclical “Laudato si’,” Pope Francis proposes integral ecology as a new framework for reunifying the Church’s mission of public engagement.

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Holy Thursday: the Eucharist and service

Holy Thursday: the Eucharist and service

| Father Michael Van Sloun | April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Eucharist is at the forefront of Holy Thursday. The Easter triduum begins with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper. The liturgy commemorates the institution of the Eucharist by Jesus, the faithful receive the Eucharist during the Communion Rite, the Eucharist is carried in procession at the end of Mass as it is transferred, and the night concludes with eucharistic adoration.

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From Readers – April 18, 2019

From Readers – April 18, 2019

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not just fun and games

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Mercy me: Trust in his

Mercy me: Trust in his

| Kathleen Eischens | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Imagine you are part of a college tennis team. You are scheduled to play doubles in a meet with your main rival. Unfortunately, the week before the meet, you skip one of the five scheduled tennis team practices and totally blow your plan to eat healthily. Match day arrives. Your partner is in top form and plays really well.

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Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

| April 16, 2019 | 9 Comments

Here are the Church regulations for fasting and abstinence during Lent:

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Archbishop Gregory visits Catholic Charities, school, residence for elderly

Archbishop Gregory visits Catholic Charities, school, residence for elderly

| Emma Restuccia | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

A rainy Washington morning greeted the new archbishop of Washington April 5 as he began to get to know his Washington home.

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