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Pope: God is real, concrete person, not mysterious, intangible mist

Pope: God is real, concrete person, not mysterious, intangible mist

| April 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Christian faith teaches that God is a real, concrete person, not some intangible essence or esoteric mist like “god-spray,” Pope Francis said.

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Rediscover: A personal relationship with Jesus

Rediscover: A personal relationship with Jesus

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

What can I do to draw closer to Jesus?
The Jesus question
What is THE question for today’s teens?
Harvard or heaven: Admission that matters

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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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Indulgences? Yep. Remedies to bring us back to God

Indulgences? Yep. Remedies to bring us back to God

| Father Michael Schmitz | March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The church never sold indulgences; they are great gifts offered to the people of God by Jesus through his Church

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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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