Moral theology professor says Church’s teachings on sexuality promote meaningful, joyful life
Former University of St. Thomas dean Bruce Kramer publicly shared part of his experience living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) through a series broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio and now a book he co-authored with MPR’s Cathy Wurzer. After living with the disease for almost four and a half years, Kramer died March 23 at age 59.
Parish disagreements aren’t usually dangerous. But when an unconventional liturgist challenges the status quo, even murder is possible — at least in a play seminarians at the St. Paul Seminary are producing this month.
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 But years later he was surprised to see that the traditional paschal candle at his parish had been replaced by one far less artistic: one adorned with a mere decal.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.
The opportunity to watch a biblical interpretation on the big or small screen can be a mixed blessing.
It’s certainly something of a novelty, given the current television culture, to see the story of Jesus’ earthly life — or its aftermath — unfold in a mass-media format. Yet audiences are at the mercy of the directors’ vision of the New Testament — and of its leading personalities.
“Our job is to keep the Holy Stairs a holy place,” he whispered as he pointed to what he saw as a sign of success: two tourists quietly and respectfully walking through a chapel while a dozen faithful were seated or standing in prayer.
In the purchase and subsequent consumption of what’s playfully dubbed “Irish Holy Water,” fans of Finnegans beer are feeding the hungry in Minnesota, which has included clients of Catholic Charities in the past.
Theater plans to add performance seating, lobby space
Concordia University hosts exhibition of St. John’s Bible Heritage Edition
The 60-year-old bakery and deli on Hennepin Avenue will open at 7 a.m. Feb. 17 — an hour early that day — so folks can pick up their orders for the doughy, filled pastries that are a once-a-year item.
“Come for the camel, stay for the show” is the catchphrase frequently tossed around among the cast of “Two From Galilee,” the musical production St. Odilia Church in Shoreview will put on Feb. 13-15.