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Depending not on our own strength, but on God’s guidance

Depending not on our own strength, but on God’s guidance

| Deacon Manuel Gomez | April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is already one month since the new successor of Peter was elected by the cardinals under the guidance of the Holy Spirit to lead and govern the Church. Pope Francis in this short period of time has already shown us great faith and humility. His words and his actions are visible signs of his total dependence in God. He recognizes his limitations and places his confidence in God because he knows that God is the one who illuminates and guides the Church.

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Easter joy extends throughout 50-day season

Easter joy extends throughout 50-day season

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Greatest of Christian feasts can’t be adequately observed in a single day

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Rediscover: Holy Week and Easter

Rediscover: Holy Week and Easter

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

-The paradox of mystery, not the parroting of history
-Mom follows seminarian son’s footsteps into Church
-Son plans return from Rome for Easter Vigil
-Matthew Kelly: Laying down your life
-Ringing Easter bells, hoping against hope
-Speaker Series: Staying on ‘the way’ toward God

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Easter celebrates hope of the Resurrection

Easter celebrates hope of the Resurrection

| Deacon Jake Greiner | March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Depending on whether you attend the Easter Vigil or one of the Easter Sunday liturgies this year, the Gospel reading could be different because of the options given by the Church to mark this solemnity. These many testimonies to the resurrection of Jesus Christ within the four Gospels highlight the importance of this event in our Catholic faith.

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Rediscover Jesus’ greatest teachings

Rediscover Jesus’ greatest teachings

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jesus teaches us what to believe, how to live
Matthew Kelly: What are Jesus’ greatest teachings?
Sisters ‘live Jesus’ in troubled Minneapolis neighborhood
Gospel living at Taco Bell
Eucharist, other sacraments offer strength
Keeping God at center of one’s life is final talk topic

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Light of Christ helps us discern God’s will

Light of Christ helps us discern God’s will

| Deacon Andrew Stueve | March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

When we pray the petition, “thy will be done,” we may find ourselves at times being caught up in distraction.

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Confessors called to help Catholics recognize God’s love

Confessors called to help Catholics recognize God’s love

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The sacrament of penance, or reconciliation, helps Catholics recognize “the truth about themselves: that they are beloved children of the Father, who is rich in mercy,” said Cardinal Manuel Monteiro de Castro.

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Rediscover: Jesus

Rediscover: Jesus

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Who is Jesus? He is Lord, God with us

– An invitation from Jesus

– What a friend Maple Lake man has in Jesus

– Nursery wisdom and faith formation

– ‘The Rediscover: Hour’ set to begin on Relevant Radio

– Story of human race offers answers about where we belong

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Blooming in the ‘springtime’ of Lent

Blooming in the ‘springtime’ of Lent

| Deacon James Peterson | February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

While the season of spring is still a few weeks away in the eyes of the world, as Catholic Christians we already entered into our own springtime on Ash Wednesday.

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Rediscover: Lent

Rediscover: Lent

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Penitential season a time to ‘repent and believe in the Gospel’
– Soldier was a prayerful giant
– Prayerful giants
– Lent in letters: Two women deepen faith, friendship
– Desert silence for a noisy culture
– Nearly 4,000 attend talks on ‘finding God’s purpose for my life’
– Overcoming life’s challenges to be topic of series’ third presentation

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Resist temptation by following Jesus’s example

Resist temptation by following Jesus’s example

| Deacon Brian Park | February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Don’t waste your time by going to Mass on Sunday. You know you would rather spend the whole day at the lake.”

“Don’t worry, no one is around. You know you want to check out that website.”

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Rediscover: How do I live in communion with God?

Rediscover: How do I live in communion with God?

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

– ‘The Jesus Way’: Building community, connecting to the Church
– Matthew Kelly – Togetherness
– No room for Facebook envy
– Tragedy strikes, a sermon sticks
– Speaker Series – Second talk: Living in communion with God

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