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Vikings QB coach inspired by Sparano’s faith, priorities

Vikings QB coach inspired by Sparano’s faith, priorities

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski remembers going to Winter Park, the team’s old practice facility in Eden Prairie, to find offensive line coach Tony Sparano praying with his Bible in his office in the early morning before practice.

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Archbishop Nienstedt steps away from Napa Institute

Archbishop Nienstedt steps away from Napa Institute

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

In an Aug. 15 statement, the Napa Institute said that Archbishop Nienstedt’s leaving was “in light of the Napa Institute’s efforts to promote a faithful lay-led reform.”

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Former Senate candidate meets with women who had abortions to better understand issue, effects

Former Senate candidate meets with women who had abortions to better understand issue, effects

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Casey Andrus of Chisago City had second thoughts during her first abortion procedure at the age of 18.

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Former delegates to Kitui send condolences after school bus crash

Former delegates to Kitui send condolences after school bus crash

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Condolences poured in from former Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis delegates to Kitui, Kenya, in the wake of a school bus crash that killed 10 students and injured another 27 from St. Gabriel’s Boarding Primary School in Mwingi, Kenya, Aug. 4.

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Local women take simple vows as Nashville Dominicans

Local women take simple vows as Nashville Dominicans

| August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Two local women, Sister Sofia Thomas Coulter and Sister Felicity Heither, were among 11 religious sisters who took simple, or first, vows with the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville July 28. 

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GHR Foundation cuts ties with Archbishop McCarrick

GHR Foundation cuts ties with Archbishop McCarrick

| August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

St. Paul-based GHR Foundation has cut ties with Archbishop Theodore McCarrick in the wake of his removal from ministry due to credible accusations of sexual abuse and misconduct earlier this summer.

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Catholic couple truck food and faith around the metro

Catholic couple truck food and faith around the metro

| August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

On a warm, cloudy evening at Lowell Park in Stillwater Aug. 14, the smell of frying batter hung heavy in the air as Kelly Leahy stood over a vat of oil inside his food trailer.

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From farm to freeway, Rosemount parish celebrates 150 years

From farm to freeway, Rosemount parish celebrates 150 years

| August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dick Brand, 86, believes his farm family is one of the last of its kind at St. Joseph in Rosemount, a sprawling suburban parish that began as a mission in a farming community 150 years ago.

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Blessed Is She retreat speakers: Go wild

Blessed Is She retreat speakers: Go wild

| August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Speakers encouraged attendees to pray and reflect on where God is asking them to be “wild” — to throw off constraints in order to better love God and follow his will. 

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Little Sisters rely on divine providence to serve elderly poor

Little Sisters rely on divine providence to serve elderly poor

| Susan Klemond | August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The sisters came to the archdiocese with little money but a desire to imitate St. Jeanne Jugan who began the ministry in Saint-Servan, France, by offering her own bed to a blind, paralyzed widow.

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Archdiocese: Goal is to pay abuse settlement to survivors by year-end

Archdiocese: Goal is to pay abuse settlement to survivors by year-end

| August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

An attorney representing the archdiocese said that the archdiocese intends for survivors to receive remuneration as soon as possible, and that survivors have asked for payment distribution by the end of 2018.

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A priest, SPO missionary and their parents reflect on vocation and effective evangelization

A priest, SPO missionary and their parents reflect on vocation and effective evangelization

| Anne Fredrickson | August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Evangelization” is a word that still makes some Catholics shrink back in their pews and bury their heads in their missals. But rather than hide from the call to spread the truth of Christ, the Ellis family has embraced it.

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