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Good News is on the way

Good News is on the way

| April 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

As part of the newspaper’s 100th anniversary celebration, we will be publishing a “Good News Issue” – and you can help.

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Lakeville parish seeks healing after Mass incident

Lakeville parish seeks healing after Mass incident

| April 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

All Saints Church in Lakeville invited parishioners to bring a red flower with them to any one of the parish’s five Palm Sunday Masses April 16-17 as a healing response to an incident last week at Mass in which a man poured a jar of what was believed to be urine on the altar.

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Companions on the road to Easter

Companions on the road to Easter

| George Weigel | April 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

For the past six weeks, I’ve had the privilege of participating in the station church pilgrimage of Lent, a Roman tradition that dates back to Christian antiquity. From at least the early fourth century, the pope celebrated Mass during Lent with his clergy and the Roman Christian community at a designated “station” church.

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Faith and food are a good mix at Joe’s Diner

Faith and food are a good mix at Joe’s Diner

| April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

A mob of grade school children gathered around a table in the Great Hall at St. Joseph in Lino Lakes April 6.

They were hungry. More than likely, they could smell the chicken nuggets and french fries being prepared in the kitchen. After an hour of religious education, they were ready for a break and some food.

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Dads, doughnuts and the NFL

Dads, doughnuts and the NFL

| April 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Former Vikings quarterback pays visit to Savage school

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Archbishop Dolan blogs about stranger’s anger over abuse

Archbishop Dolan blogs about stranger’s anger over abuse

| Archbishop Timothy Dolan | April 12, 2011 | 5 Comments

What to respond? Yell at him? Cuss him out? Apologize? Deck him? Express understanding? I must admit all such reactions came to mind as I staggered with shame and anger from the damage of the wound he had inflicted with those stinging words.

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Educate, communicate and mobilize

Educate, communicate and mobilize

| April 12, 2011 | 4 Comments

New Minnesota Catholic Conference director says three-point focus will help church deliver its social teaching message

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Richfield pastor brings East and West together with new prayer book

Richfield pastor brings East and West together with new prayer book

| April 5, 2011 | 2 Comments

Adding gifts from the Christian East like mystery, contemplation and wisdom to one’s prayer life can bring a new richness and balance to those used to the Western church’s focus on understanding, action and knowledge.

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Crossing in faith: Immigrant couple describes life in the shadows

Crossing in faith: Immigrant couple describes life in the shadows

| April 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Miguel, 37, and Gabriela, 40, crossed the U.S.-Mexico border unauthorized 10 years ago in search of work and a better future for themselves and their two children, now ages 16 and 10.

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Senior Services Guide

Senior Services Guide

| March 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Senior Services Guide – Spring 2011

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‘Netters’ pull in Hastings, Lakeville youth

‘Netters’ pull in Hastings, Lakeville youth

| Julie Pfitzinger For The Catholic Spirit | March 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

As is the case for all members of National Evangelization Teams, the mission of “Netters” at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Hastings is to bring teens closer to Christ and embrace the life of the Catholic Church.
For Dylan Heiman, a senior at Hastings High School, that mission has changed his life.

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Holy Spirit plays great part in the conversion process

Holy Spirit plays great part in the conversion process

| Father Michael Van Sloun For The Catholic Spirit | March 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Holy Spirit is the divine force in the conversion process. As we con­tinue our journey through this holy season, it is most worthwhile to approach the Holy Spirit in prayer to request divine assistance.

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