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Spreading the message 100 years later

Spreading the message 100 years later

| Susan Klemond | May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Local Catholics tell of devotion to Our Lady of Fatima

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St. Peter, Forest Lake, dedicates new addition

St. Peter, Forest Lake, dedicates new addition

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda dedicated a newly constructed addition at St. Peter in Forest Lake following Mass April 30. The addition’s 14,500 square feet include a large gathering area, parish offices, adoration chapel, library and two school classrooms. Preaching to a packed congregation, Archbishop Hebda encouraged the parish to use the new spaces to evangelize and […]

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Oakdale parish helping refugee family make Minnesota home

Oakdale parish helping refugee family make Minnesota home

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

“One thing that this parish has a long history of is understanding that relationship is really at the heart of justice,” Bernet said. “Really the only time we make impacts and change in the world is when people change first, and the only way we really do that is by getting to know people.”

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Teen turns Fatima devotion into three children’s books

Teen turns Fatima devotion into three children’s books

| April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The books are geared toward children ages 2 to 10. Franz said when she attends daily Mass at Holy Family, she sees children reading her books, and the book about Lucia is her 3-year-old cousin’s bedtime story of choice.

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Our Mother of Perpetual Help replica icon coming to local parishes

Our Mother of Perpetual Help replica icon coming to local parishes

| April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Redemptorist priest Father Patrick Keyes of St. Alphonsus said the religious order wishes to “spread devotion to Our Mother of Perpetual Help and through Mary’s intercession, to bring people closer to Jesus.”

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Ten youths baptized at Deephaven school Mass

Ten youths baptized at Deephaven school Mass

| April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

“It just speaks volumes of how we as a society are craving that relationship with Christ. I think we’re craving that connection to something that’s bigger and greater than we are.”

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Family Rosary Procession in St. Paul turns 70

Family Rosary Procession in St. Paul turns 70

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The prayerful walk for all ages from the State Capitol grounds to the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul begins 2 p.m. May 7 with Archbishop Bernard Hebda leading.

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Providence Academy senior nets ‘Ivy League Sweep’

Providence Academy senior nets ‘Ivy League Sweep’

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Liking something about each Ivy League school, Providence Academy senior Derek Onserio decided to apply to all eight.

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Douthat, West conversation proves civil conversation possible across political divide

Douthat, West conversation proves civil conversation possible across political divide

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The response reflected a real hunger for some model, some sample, some images of people who disagree with each other talking to each other at a level that is both polite, engaged and respectful, but one that is also deeper than the sound-bite kind of arguing that you get on television, on the web and in the blogs,” said UST law professor Elizabeth Schiltz, who moderated the conversation.

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UST focused on safety after gun incident

UST focused on safety after gun incident

| April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

A gunshot at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul April 7 has university officials concentrating on campus safety.

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Audrey Assad concert to benefit nonprofit helping Tanzania

Audrey Assad concert to benefit nonprofit helping Tanzania

| April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Audrey Assad will perform May 7 at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul to benefit Partners 4 Hope Tanzania. Molly Druffner, a parishioner of St. Michael in Stillwater, launched the nonprofit in 2015. The proceeds from the event, Concert for Hope, will be used to buy water tanks for people in the village of Bwambo.

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From the stage to the ambo: Catholic actor balances faith with the arts

From the stage to the ambo: Catholic actor balances faith with the arts

| Jessica Weinberger | April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hey’s unconventional life-balancing work as an actor, cantor and his other role, a licensed professional counselor, is far from his original plan of becoming a physician.

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