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St. Alphonsus parish: A beautiful mosaic, a seamless garment

St. Alphonsus parish: A beautiful mosaic, a seamless garment

| Father William Bueche, C.Ss.R. For The Catholic Spirit | September 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

There is a phrase we use in card games: “to follow suit.” It simply means that you must play the same kind of card that the player who leads off has played. Here at St. Alphonsus parish, Brooklyn Center, that is a good way to describe how we became the multi-cultural parish that we are proud to be.

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St. Catherine English professor awarded $10,000 faculty prize

St. Catherine English professor awarded $10,000 faculty prize

| September 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Geri Chavis, an English professor at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, was presented with the 2011 Bonnie Jean Kelly and Joan Kelly Faculty Excellence Award at the school’s opening festivities Sept. 7.

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Epiphany Diner serves its last supper

Epiphany Diner serves its last supper

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

With the close of this year’s Minnesota State Fair comes the permanent closing of the Epiphany Diner, run by Epiphany parish in Coon Rapids, MN for the past 46 years. (Video story by Dianne Towalski)

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Remember 9/11 at Basilica’s ‘Songs of Hope’ concert Saturday night, Sept. 10

Remember 9/11 at Basilica’s ‘Songs of Hope’ concert Saturday night, Sept. 10

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Prayer-filled concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis will commemorate the September 11 attack. There is no admission charge.

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Mass for people with disabilities is 3 p.m. Sept. 11

Mass for people with disabilities is 3 p.m. Sept. 11

| August 31, 2011 | 1 Comment

Monica and Patrick Duffy have taken their children — Colleen, 10, who has Down syndrome; Kevin, 11, and Rachel, 8 — to the annual Archbishop’s Mass for Persons with Disabilities for the past five years.

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Annual lunch to honor those who work to support life issues set for Oct. 6

Annual lunch to honor those who work to support life issues set for Oct. 6

| August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

The fourth annual Champions for Life awards will be presented by Archbishop John Nienstedt Oct. 6, during a lunch at St. Peter Catholic Church in Mendota.

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Visitation School teaches the spirituality of sports

Visitation School teaches the spirituality of sports

| Christina Capecchi | August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

As Twin Cities students head back to school, so do their coaches.

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Big welcome for new educators

Big welcome for new educators

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Catholic Schools Office holds orientation for new teachers, principals and presidents

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Marriage amendment awareness campaign launched just outside Minnesota’s State Fair grounds

Marriage amendment awareness campaign launched just outside Minnesota’s State Fair grounds

| August 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

Outside the main gate of the State Fair a get-out-the-vote effort has been launched in support of an amendment to the Minnesota State Constitution to continue to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

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Did you see what Father just posted?

Did you see what Father just posted?

| August 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Registration is open now for one of the most forward-looking days you’ll ever spend learning about the latest and best ways to share information and the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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You can be there to cheer 2011 Leading With Faith Award winners

You can be there to cheer 2011 Leading With Faith Award winners

| August 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Reserve a seat or reserve a table to add your applause when 12 Catholic business people receive The Catholic Spirit’s Leading With Faith Award for 2011.

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Fallen Navy SEAL honored for life and service

Fallen Navy SEAL honored for life and service

| By Susan Klemond For The Catholic Spirit | August 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Remembered as brave, selfless, disciplined and determined, Navy SEAL Nick Spehar of Chisago City was laid to rest Friday following a funeral Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul honoring the life of the 24-year-old soldier.

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