– Freedom Forum is June 22 in Mendota
– Holy hour for religious freedom set
Confirmation classes for persons with disabilities ages 16 and older will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 17 and 24 at St. Peter in Richfield. Both classes are mandatory for guardians and candidates.
Although the process is not complete and is supposed to be secret at this point, Italian media are reporting that the canonization of Blessed John Paul II is another step closer.
Sophie Drayna of St. Henry in Monticello can’t wait to come to Archdiocesan Youth Day on Sept. 21. She attended last year and called it “an overwhelming experience.”
Like many young adults, Max Haben is a big fan of hip-hop. But his passion for this rhythmic style of music with its often-rhyming lyrics isn’t limited to just listening to his favorite artists.
Ideologies and practices that destroy human life arise from false ideas of freedom without God, Pope Francis told a crowd in St. Peter’s Square, including thousands of pro-life activists from around the world.
I have heard a lot about how mean the Church is, and how bigoted, because she opposes gay marriage. How badly she misunderstands gay people, and how hostile she is towards us. My gut reaction to such things is: Are you freaking kidding me?
Are we even talking about the same church?
The Holy Spirit works in amazing ways, and one of my favorite examples is when we see it connect a man and a woman and carry them to the altar
Claiming that the HHS contraception mandate violates their rights under three U.S. constitutional amendments and a 1993 federal law protecting religious liberty, a law firm representing Michael and Stanley Brey, brothers and co-owners of the Monticello-based company named SMA, LLC, filed the third Minnesota lawsuit against the statute earlier this month, bringing the number of cases to more than 60 nationally.
After attending a pilot program designed to form and educate priests on religious-liberty issues, Father Jonathan Kelly, assistant priest at All Saints in Lakeville, is better prepared to articulate the challenges and threats facing the Church and all Catholics, and give resources and encouragement to his parishioners.
Hackett was appointed president of CRS in 1993. During his tenure, he established a division focusing on outreach to dioceses, parishes, Catholic organizations, and colleges and universities, and laypeople were first appointed to the CRS board of directors.