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Rediscover: forms of prayer

Rediscover: forms of prayer

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

– What forms of prayer can lead me closer to God?
– Prayers of Bible, rosary help us to know Christ
– Coach’s death brings prayer to life for college student
– Persistence is key to good prayer life
– We want to hear your stories!

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‘Blowing the dynamite’ of the Catholic Church

‘Blowing the dynamite’ of the Catholic Church

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the 1930s, during a time of economic depression and geopolitical upheaval and uncertainty, Catholic Worker movement co-founder Peter Maurin wrote a collection of “Easy Essays” to help people understand and live Catholic teaching in the social and political sphere.

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A day to march for the unborn and a culture of life

A day to march for the unborn and a culture of life

| Archbishop Joseph Kurtz | January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A massive crowd will gather once again at the national March for Life on Jan. 22 to protest the injustice of Roe v. Wade, and similar demonstrations will take place throughout the country.

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Is there a Catholic ‘rule’ for everything?

Is there a Catholic ‘rule’ for everything?

| Father Kenneth Doyle | January 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Is everything Catholics do covered by a rule, and how is the ordinary person supposed to know every rule?

Is a Catholic allowed to listen to and heed the advice of preachers from other religions?

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Generosity shows the light of Christ to others

Generosity shows the light of Christ to others

| Jean Denton | January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

God told Isaiah, “You are my servant. . . . I will make you a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth.”

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Students’ prayers answered outside St. Paul abortion clinic

Students’ prayers answered outside St. Paul abortion clinic

| Maddie Schulte for The Catholic Spirit | January 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

I will always remember Nov. 23, 2013. It was Mahtomedi High School’s pro-life group’s first time praying for life at a place where abortions take place, the Planned Parenthood in St. Paul.

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Appointments – January 16, 2014

Appointments – January 16, 2014

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Rev. John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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Local students march for life year after year

Local students march for life year after year

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | January 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Nearly 200 local high school students and chaperones will board four buses on Jan. 18 for a 24-hour ride to Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual March for Life.

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Single Parent Retreat to offer insights, fellowship

Single Parent Retreat to offer insights, fellowship

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many single parents get support from family members, friends and fellow parishioners. But meeting another parent in a similar situation is encouraging in a different way, according to Jody, a single mom who asked that her last name not be used. The chance to get to know others who are parenting alone, and talk about related issues and experiences, are reasons she often attends the annual Single Parent Retreat hosted by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Independent foundation to operate Catholic Services Appeal

Independent foundation to operate Catholic Services Appeal

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Services Appeal Foundation of the Saint Paul and Minneapolis Area (CSA) was recently established as an independent tax-exempt non-profit corporation to receive and distribute all CSA donor dollars.

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Youth protection office continues commitment to safety efforts

Youth protection office continues commitment to safety efforts

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

VIRTUS program helps adults to prevent, respond to sexual abuse of minors

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Rediscover the power and peace of prayer

Rediscover the power and peace of prayer

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | January 15, 2014

“We cannot claim to have a real, living relationship with Jesus if we do not have some time each day when we consciously set aside everything and spend time in prayerful conversation with Jesus and the Trinity.” – Bishop Andrew Cozzens

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