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The Catholic Church wants to see your marriage succeed and be fruitful. The incredible reality of the Church’s teaching on marriage and family life is that it sets Catholics apart from the rest of the world. The Church guides us to that place of success and fruitfulness by showing us exactly how we are to pinpoint real love.
On Sunday night the email landed in Mike Foss’ inbox: He had been named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30,” the business magazine’s annual list of rising stars younger than 30.
Pope Francis sees the world from a unique perspective, and when the Holy Father addresses the U.S. Congress this fall, Americans can expect to hear challenges to the way they think and act, predicted a leading Catholic social justice advocate.
Mercy Sister Mary Ann Walsh, who went from hometown schoolteacher to Vatican correspondent, lived out her drive to be a writer even in her last days. She died April 28 in her hometown of Albany, New York, after a battle with cancer.
U.S. seniors lose more than $2.9 billion every year to greedy financial predators, said Iris Freeman, co-founder and president of the Minnesota Elder Justice Center, who presented at Holy Name of Jesus in Wayzata April 21.
Founded in France by St. John Baptist de La Salle, the De La Salle Christian Brothers established their first permanent U.S. school in Baltimore in 1845. With the goal of “teaching minds and touching hearts,” the religious community is composed only of religious brothers; its founder was its only ordained member.
In the mid-20th century, Catholic high school students were typically required to attend a retreat before graduation, and those attending schools run by Christian Brothers were no exception. The religious community ran several all-male Twin Cities schools, most of which have since merged or closed: Archbishop Brady High School in West St. Paul, Benilde High School in St. Louis Park, Cretin High School in St. Paul, DeLaSalle in Minneapolis, Hill High School in Maplewood and Archbishop Grace High School in Fridley.
On his morning walks with God through 25 acres of woods at Dunrovin Christian Brothers Retreat Center where he lives and works, Jerome Meeds finds ideas that have made a difference at the Stillwater-area center.