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Same-sex marriage and the breakdown of moral argument

Same-sex marriage and the breakdown of moral argument

| Father Robert Barron | April 25, 2013 | 6 Comments

In his classic text “After Virtue,” the philosopher Alisdair MacIntyre lamented, not so much the immorality that runs rampant in our contemporary society, but something more fundamental and in the long run more dangerous — namely, that we are no longer even capable of having a real argument about moral matters.

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‘Pacem in Terris:’ Reflections after 50 years

‘Pacem in Terris:’ Reflections after 50 years

| Elliot Huss | April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pope John XXIII’s encyclical letter, “Pacem in Terris,” it is fitting we revisit a text that has such great relevance for us in contemporary society.

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Celebrating 65 years of mentoring young athletes

Celebrating 65 years of mentoring young athletes

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Pro athletes thankful for lessons learned
– It all started with a $37 check
– Former players, coaches recall CAA’s impact on their lives
– Girls find opportunities aplenty over league’s history
– Six decades later, league continues to thrive

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Twelfth annual Leading With Faith awards set for August 14

Twelfth annual Leading With Faith awards set for August 14

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Know someone who leads with faith? Honor them now with a nomination.

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Still time to register for ACCW convention

Still time to register for ACCW convention

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women will hold its annual convention May 1 and 2 at Guardian Angels in Oakdale.

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A conversation about the ‘new evangelization’

A conversation about the ‘new evangelization’

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit interviewed Weigel and Gordy DeMarais, founder and executive director of St. Paul’s Outreach, a Catholic ministry on college campuses across the U.S. that began in response to the Church’s call for a “new evangelization.” The following is an edited version of the interview.

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Seven men to be ordained transitional deacons May 4

Seven men to be ordained transitional deacons May 4

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Seven men will be ordained as transitional deacons by Archbishop John Nienstedt during a Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at the Basilica of St. Mary, 88 17th St. N. in Minneapolis.

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Catholics invited to offer input for capital campaign feasibility study

Catholics invited to offer input for capital campaign feasibility study

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Campaign would differ in scope from annual Catholic Services Appeal

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Young Catholics invited to day of faith, fun

Young Catholics invited to day of faith, fun

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Archdiocesan Youth Day 2013 is set for Sept. 21 at Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria.

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Family Rosary Procession is chance to ‘walk with the Blessed Mother

Family Rosary Procession is chance to ‘walk with the Blessed Mother

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 66th annual Archdiocesan Family Rosary Procession from the State Capitol to the Cathedral of St. Paul is set for Sunday, May 5.

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Welcoming attitude, treating others as Christ among keys to hospitality

Welcoming attitude, treating others as Christ among keys to hospitality

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

When it comes to hospitality, sometimes it’s how a person handles the daily disruptions that sends the most important message.

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Archdiocese’s development director to take position at University of Minnesota

Archdiocese’s development director to take position at University of Minnesota

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Michael Halloran, director of development and stewardship for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, has accepted a position as assistant athletics director of development for intercollegiate athletics at the University of Minnesota, effective April 30.

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