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Author of Neuhaus book calls priest ‘distinctive, often controversial’

Author of Neuhaus book calls priest ‘distinctive, often controversial’

| Nate Madden | March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Father Richard John Neuhaus was many things, among them “a theologian, an intellectual, an activist, an ecumenist, a writer,” said the author of a new biography of the late priest who hopes his book will be the definitive volume on his life.

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How do you pray the Rosary?

How do you pray the Rosary?

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
  • Make the Sign of the Cross.
  • Holding the Crucifix, say the Apostles’ Creed.
  • On the first bead, say an Our Father.
  • Say three Hail Marys on each of the next three beads.
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    How to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy

    How to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy

    | March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Eternal Father, I offer you the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Your Dearly Beloved Son, Our Lord, Jesus Christ, in atonement for our sins and those of the whole world.

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    Daily Scriptures: March 29 – April 12, 2015

    Daily Scriptures: March 29 – April 12, 2015

    | March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Sunday, March 29
    Palm Sunday – Passion of the Lord
    Mark 11:1-10
    Isaiah 50:4-7
    Philippians 2:6-11
    Mark 14:1–15:47

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    Inside a week at the Minnesota Capitol

    Inside a week at the Minnesota Capitol

    | Jason Adkins | March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Minnesota Catholic Conference staff is often asked to describe a typical day at the office. Though every day is different, we are blessed that it is only the rare occasion on which MCC’s policy team spends the whole day behind a desk. This is how it should be, because public policy advocacy requires an entrepreneurial spirit and lots of relationship building —which is not much different from the dynamics of those who work in sales.

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    Action Alert – Support a legislative commission on surrogacy

    Action Alert – Support a legislative commission on surrogacy

    | March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Instructions on how to contact your legislators quickly to support a legislative commission on surrogacy

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    What death with dignity looks like, and it’s not physician-assisted suicide

    What death with dignity looks like, and it’s not physician-assisted suicide

    | March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

    On March 22, Kara Tippetts died of cancer. She was a 38-year-old mother of four, a pastor’s wife and a writer in Colorado Springs. She chronicled her illness at her blog, Mundane Faithfulness, where she presented to the world not only the ups and downs of living with cancer, but also the deep Christian faith that grounded her. Her final post, written by a loved one, was an obituary. Its title: “Homecoming.”

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    Paschal candle makers shine light on ancient craft

    Paschal candle makers shine light on ancient craft

    | Carol Zimmermann | March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

    As an 8-year-old Martin Marklin was impressed by the candle’s intricate wax design. But years later he was surprised to see that the traditional paschal candle at his parish had been replaced by one far less artistic: one adorned with a mere decal. He learned that the woman who had been making them had died and no one else in the parish knew the craft.

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    Via Dolorosa pilgrims accept uncertainty about Jesus’ exact route

    Via Dolorosa pilgrims accept uncertainty about Jesus’ exact route

    | Judith Sudilovsky | March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Several pilgrim groups gathered in a sunny courtyard in Jerusalem’s Old City. They were preparing to follow a tradition reaching back at least to the fifth century: walking along the Via Dolorosa, through the cobbled streets of Jerusalem’s Old City.

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