Sunday Mass is the focal point of every weekend.
Sunday, April 1
Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord
Mark 14:1 — 15:47
Imagine you are the beloved disciple walking next to Jesus as he rides into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.
Danielle Schwartzman was among more than 350 people who took part in the Rite of Election at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, Feb. 26. She has been participating in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults with a group at the Basilica, led by Paula Kaempffer.
The readings for Mass the weekend of March 18 tell of Jesus’ great love for you. It’s that simple. I could almost end this column here.
How is it, today, that the psalmist can say to us, “I believed even when I said I am sorely afflicted” (Psalm 116:10)?
Every year, hundreds of adults and children in the archdiocese begin a journey to full membership in the Catholic Church. This year 745 people are preparing to receive the sacraments of initiation during the Easter Vigil.
In our first reading, the prophet Isaiah brings an oracle from the Lord that calls us to be attentive to the ever life-giving, forgiving and healing presence of the Lord.