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Life filled with pain becomes book filled with hope

Life filled with pain becomes book filled with hope

| July 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

A priest Caryn Sullivan met in 2010 changed her life. She met him not long after her husband of 20 years, Ted, died in December 2009.

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New director says university’s Catholic Studies aims high in pursuit of faith and reason

New director says university’s Catholic Studies aims high in pursuit of faith and reason

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul tapped a man well versed in cultivating Catholic identity to direct its Center for Catholic Studies.

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Maiden mother, meek and mild

Maiden mother, meek and mild

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Raphael’s ‘Madonna of the Pinks’ an MIA birthday surprise

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C.S. Lewis’ ‘Narnia’ comes to life in local ballet

C.S. Lewis’ ‘Narnia’ comes to life in local ballet

| Bridget Ryder for The Catholic Spirit | May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

A local ballet company is bringing C.S. Lewis’ beloved children’s story “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” to life in an original production.

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Speaker: Responsible parenthood begins before baby

Speaker: Responsible parenthood begins before baby

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Moral theology professor says Church’s teachings on sexuality promote meaningful, joyful life

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UST faculty recall colleague’s spirit in living with ALS

UST faculty recall colleague’s spirit in living with ALS

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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C.S. Lewis’ ‘The Great Divorce’ at Pantages

C.S. Lewis’ ‘The Great Divorce’ at Pantages

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

A stage adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ book “The Great Divorce” will be performed at Pantages Theatre in Minneapolis April 24-25. Show times are 8 p.m. April 24 and 4 p.m. April 25. Tickets range from $33 to $93.

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Seminarian play comically shows ‘dark side’ of parish life

Seminarian play comically shows ‘dark side’ of parish life

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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A good beer: Finnegans celebrates 15 years of feeding the hungry

A good beer: Finnegans celebrates 15 years of feeding the hungry

| March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

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.

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Open Window Theatre production explores faith and reason arguments

Open Window Theatre production explores faith and reason arguments

| Susan Klemond | March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Theater plans to add performance seating, lobby space

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Modern influence, relevance shown in St. John’s Bible

Modern influence, relevance shown in St. John’s Bible

| By Susan Klemond | February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Concordia University hosts exhibition of St. John’s Bible Heritage Edition

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A sweet treat before a season of sacrifice: Kramarczuk’s to pop out paczki

A sweet treat before a season of sacrifice: Kramarczuk’s to pop out paczki

| February 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

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.

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