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Well-being of children dependent on well-being of their parents

Well-being of children dependent on well-being of their parents

| Kathy Tomlin | September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

In 2010 more than 300,000 children received free and reduced-price lunch

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Where do you turn when foundations are crumbling?

Where do you turn when foundations are crumbling?

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

These great struggles can test our faith and call into question our assumptions about God

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Human Stockpiling

Human Stockpiling

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D | September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

A recent news report chronicled a Chinese woman named Huang Yijun. Sixty years ago, her unborn child died, but the pregnancy was never expelled from her body. Instead, her baby’s body slowly began to calcify inside her, becoming a crystallized, stone-like mass. Such stone babies (known as lithopedions) are extremely rare.

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Crosier priest re-elected as prior

Crosier priest re-elected as prior

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Crosier Father Kermit Holl was re-elected Aug. 23 to his third term as prior of the Crosier Community of Onamia, Minn.

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Important life lessons learned on a sailboat

Important life lessons learned on a sailboat

| Tom Bengtson | August 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Living in Minneapolis, the City of Lakes, Dad taught me the fundamentals of sailing, which have proven to be useful guides for my adult life, in the business world and at home.

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Bringing Christ to the Clinic

Bringing Christ to the Clinic

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

A Catholic physician once related to me a powerful story about one of his patients, who had just received a diagnosis of advanced, metastatic cancer and had a relatively short time left to live.

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A lesson in hope and perseverance from Hispanic youth in the aftermath of 9/11

A lesson in hope and perseverance from Hispanic youth in the aftermath of 9/11

| August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

I was nowhere near the World Trade Center in New York when the 9/11 terrorist attacks happened. But I remember vividly the day and the aftermath of the tragedy

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Jóvenes hispanos nos dieron lección de esperanza y perseverancia tras el 11 de Septiembre

Jóvenes hispanos nos dieron lección de esperanza y perseverancia tras el 11 de Septiembre

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Yo no estaba cerca del World Trade Center en Nueva York cuando sucedieron los atentados terroristas del 11 de septiembre de 2001. Pero recuerdo vívidamente aquel fatídico día y los que le siguieron.

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News Notes – August 4, 2011

News Notes – August 4, 2011

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Regina joins Catholic Senior Services
Mass at the Irish Fair
50 years in Forest Lake

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Following humble path means knowing ‘who’ and ‘whose’ you are

Following humble path means knowing ‘who’ and ‘whose’ you are

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

During the days of government shutdown, political standoffs and ideological battles, it amazes me how sure everyone is about their position.

It reminds me of an article I read by David Brooks written for The New York Times in which he observed in our country an increasing kind of overconfidence and inflated sense of our abilities, intelligence and self-esteem.

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Is there really ‘no longer enough for all’ in state and nation?

Is there really ‘no longer enough for all’ in state and nation?

| Kathy Tomlin | July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Summertime in Minnesota is typically a time to push back a bit and enjoy the blessings of the sun. This summer, however, has been anything but typical. And I am not referring to the weather — more the atmosphere, the political climate that is weighing on all of us.

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News Notes – July 21, 2011

News Notes – July 21, 2011

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

» Catholic-friendly movie coming soon to the Twin Cities
» Minnesota Boychoir at Vatican
» Sister Thelma Vetsch to be honored
» Sister Julia Maus dies at 106
» New Totino-Grace president
» Reflection day for widows

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