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An empty tomb and a bodily resurrection: why it matters

An empty tomb and a bodily resurrection: why it matters

| Mark Pattison | April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholics and other Christians have grown up believing in the Resurrection, but the Apostles themselves were among the first who were skeptical that Jesus arose from the dead.

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Roman Missal calls Easter Vigil ‘mother of all vigils’ for a reason

Roman Missal calls Easter Vigil ‘mother of all vigils’ for a reason

| Carol Zimmermann | April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church pulls out all the stops for the Easter Vigil, the Mass celebrated on Holy Saturday.

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Church leaders: Restoration on Jesus’ tomb signals new cooperation

Church leaders: Restoration on Jesus’ tomb signals new cooperation

| Judith Sudilovsky | April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Less than a year after restoration work began, the Edicule — the traditional site of Jesus’ burial and resurrection — was inaugurated in an ecumenical ceremony led by representatives of the Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, and Armenian churches, including Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople.

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Diving deep into Holy Week

Diving deep into Holy Week

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The liturgies of the Triduum — the evening of Holy Thursday to the evening of Easter Sunday — are unique in the liturgical year. Nowhere else will a priest wash feet, lead extended prayers of the faithful or begin Mass with a fire.

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Pope’s Via Crucis meditations will look at crosses humanity bears today

Pope’s Via Crucis meditations will look at crosses humanity bears today

| Carol Glatz | March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

By reflecting on the Passion of Christ, the author of the Way of the Cross meditations for Pope Francis’ Good Friday service said he will focus on the suffering unfolding in the world today and how “the martyrs of the 21st century are undoubtedly the apostles of today.”

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Donated art centerpiece in Pax Christi’s cross exhibit

Donated art centerpiece in Pax Christi’s cross exhibit

| Bridget Ryder | March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Crosses come in many different shapes and sizes. At Pax Christi in Eden Prairie, there are at least 40 different crosses, many of them gathered into an exhibit intended to help parishioners pray during Lent.

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Unpacking the Easter Vigil

Unpacking the Easter Vigil

| Daniel Muhall | March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

A primer on the longest liturgy of the year

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Holy Week, preschool style

Holy Week, preschool style

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nancy Bandzuch mixes her talent for crafts with her desire to teach her Catholic faith with her young family.

And she willingly shares her ideas.

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10 ways for families to observe Holy Week

10 ways for families to observe Holy Week

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Creative Ideas for observing Holy Week as a family

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‘An answer for every cry of the human heart’

‘An answer for every cry of the human heart’

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

U of M parish to usher 17 into Church at Easter

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EWTN to air Easter, canonization programs

EWTN to air Easter, canonization programs

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday
Urbi et Orbi: Message and Blessing
Easter Sunday Mass
Pope John Paul II Canonization Celebration and Vigil

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The rich symbols of Holy Week

The rich symbols of Holy Week

| Father John Paul Erickson | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Throughout this week of power and glory, tragedy and eternal triumph, Christians will be witness to a wide variety of rich symbols and sacramental signs, all of which bring us into contact with the saving mysteries we celebrate.

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