Archbishop Bernard Hebda will represent the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for an ecumenical prayer service Jan. 22 in recognition of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary.
Sister Mary Mark Mahoney, who became known for her prison ministry, died Jan. 11 at the age of 106.
President Donald J. Trump told the nation in his inaugural address that it need not fear in the days ahead.
While visiting Vatican offices, speaking to Catholic movements and following the footsteps of the early Christians, a group of transitional deacons from St. Paul, was in Rome getting an inside look into the church’s mission in the world.
Pope Francis sent best wishes and prayers to incoming President Donald J. Trump shortly after he took the oath of office.
In anticipation of the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in St. Paul held an event to pray for a peaceful transition of power.
Moving closer to Christ means facing daily struggles against temptation and battling against evil, Pope Francis said.
When Pope Francis posed for a photo Jan. 18 with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, it was not a protocol-dictated nicety; it was a recognition of the commitment on the part of the pope and of a coalition of state and private agencies in Louisiana to stop human trafficking.
With the work of Father Mike Tix and five other pastors in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, the archdiocese now has a web survey for pastors to get a snapshot of their parish. After a conversation between Father Tix and Deacon Rip Riordan about the idea, Father Tix gathered a pilot and development group of pastors to form the survey in 2016.
Although great strides have been made through 50 years of ecumenical dialogue, Catholics and Lutherans must continue to work toward becoming a full and visible sign of unity for the world, Pope Francis said.
Like many concerned about what Donald Trump has said about women and his various and changing positions on abortion, Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa decided she wanted to take part in the Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington, protesting the new president on the day after his inauguration as the country’s 45th leader.
For Courage member Daniel Mattson, the intersection of his life with the gay rights movement caused “all hell to break loose.”