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Digital Edition – November 22, 2018

Digital Edition – November 22, 2018

| November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

St. Paul couple moves to Shreveport to help poor residents, Pope recognizes martyrdom of James Miller, James Caviezel to speak at Catholics at the Capitol, Ministry in Syrian war zone, St. Louis, King of France and St. Nicholas celebrate 150 years, U.S. Bishops meet at general assembly, Pope Francis book on the gifts of senior citizens

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Striving for unity in all seasons

Striving for unity in all seasons

| Deacon Gordon Bird | November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The robust, seasonal fluctuations we now experience come with celebrations and holidays — both secular and religious. As we press on in November, making adjustments to colder weather patterns, we honor veterans, celebrate Thanksgiving and, with a Catholic slant, prepare for a new liturgical year via Advent.

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Make some desert in your Advent

Make some desert in your Advent

| Liz Kelly | November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

It was just one of those days. I found myself sitting at my desk, overwhelmed with work and deadlines and decisions to be made, deep concerns over loved ones seriously ill. I love my work and my life, but it was just piling so high. I needed to go walk in the desert with Jesus a while.

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Follow the light?

Follow the light?

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Author’s note: Herschell — yes, with two “L’s” — was a character I invented while studying in Jerusalem in 1989. Since then, in those parishes and schools where I have served, Herschell was a familiar fellow who learned his lessons the hard way and still, somehow, through it all, reflected the heart of God.

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Appointments – November 22, 2018

Appointments – November 22, 2018

| November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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The Eucharist as thanksgiving

The Eucharist as thanksgiving

| Father Michael Van Sloun | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

You have no idea how many people have told me, “I don’t get anything out of Mass.” I am quick to reply, “You have it backwards. You don’t come to Mass to get something. You come to Mass to give something, and that something is your thanks to our good and gracious God for the blessings that you have received.”

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King of the Universe

King of the Universe

| Father Michael Joncas | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

By means of his encyclical letter “Quas primas,” promulgated in 1925, Pope Pius XI instituted the feast of Christ the King, to be celebrated in the Roman Rite as the last Sunday of the month of October, meaning the Sunday that immediately precedes the Feast of All Saints.

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Sesquicentennial: Carver, St. Paul parishes mark 150 years

Sesquicentennial: Carver, St. Paul parishes mark 150 years

| Joe Ruff and Susan Klemond | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

St. Nicholas, St. Louis, King of France mark 150 years

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Lay Advisory Board to help promote healing, renewed sense of mission

Lay Advisory Board to help promote healing, renewed sense of mission

| Joe Ruff | November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recognizing the many gifts the laity bring to the Church, Archbishop Bernard Hebda is forming a Lay Advisory Board to meet with him quarterly, helping him promote healing and a renewed sense of mission in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Deceased bishop accused of abuse while a priest in St. Cloud Diocese

Deceased bishop accused of abuse while a priest in St. Cloud Diocese

| The Visitor | November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bishop Donald Kettler has added the name of Bishop Harold Dimmerling to the list of clergy likely to have abused minors, according to a Nov. 12 statement from the Diocese of St. Cloud.

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The USCCB’s annual Fall General Assembly Live Stream

The USCCB’s annual Fall General Assembly Live Stream

| November 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Live streaming of the public sessions – November 12-14, 2018

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Digital Edition – November 8, 2018

Digital Edition – November 8, 2018

| November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

New School to open for south metro Catholics, Czech bishop in New Prague, Virgins “betrothed mystically to Christ”, Uganda treatment facility named after Fr. Bill Whittier, Humanae Vitae celebration, Mary Mother of the Eucharist teaching at St. Agnes, Retirement Fund for Religious

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