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Pleas and prayers for refugee children

Pleas and prayers for refugee children

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt joins with other faith leaders at the Faith Action Vigil for Children and Families at the Border Aug. 3 at the Ramsey County Detention Center in St. Paul.

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Iraqi Christians brave heat to demand help from U.N.

Iraqi Christians brave heat to demand help from U.N.

| Simon Caldwell | July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Iraqi Christian refugees braved temperatures as high as 122 degrees Fahrenheit to demand that the United Nations intervene to protect them from persecution by Islamist militants.

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For Maple Grove couple, love proves to be a grave matter

For Maple Grove couple, love proves to be a grave matter

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was here, among rows of tombstones at the St. Vincent de Paul parish cemetery in Brooklyn Park, where Dave and Kathy LaPlante had their first conversation in early July 2005. Both were there to visit the graves of their spouses.

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Latino formation institutes celebrate graduation

Latino formation institutes celebrate graduation

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bishop Andrew Cozzens celebrated the graduation Mass July 26 at the Cathedral of St. Paul for those completing the three Latino ministry formation institutes offered in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Judge says part of lawsuit should proceed

Judge says part of lawsuit should proceed

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Ramsey County judge has allowed a clergy sexual abuse case to move to a jury trial on negligence claims against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Marital problems? Blame Adam and Eve, not your spouse

Marital problems? Blame Adam and Eve, not your spouse

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Psychologist offers insights from late pope’s Theology of the Body

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Creating a buzz for God’s creation

Creating a buzz for God’s creation

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

On any given day, volunteers work like busy bees in the Matthew 25 community garden at St. Joseph in Rosemount.

But since July 6, actual honeybees have taken over some of the work, helping the garden to grow more and better vegetables and flowers.

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In Pictures – July 31, 2014

In Pictures – July 31, 2014

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

PASSING THE CHALICE
CELEBRATING A FEAST

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Overheard – July 31, 2014

Overheard – July 31, 2014

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

“In the face of this emergency, our first duty must be to protect these children. My brothers and sisters, what we are doing for these children as a church? It’s not about politics. We all know that. It’s about who we are as Catholics.”

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Dad’s heroism on the bridge through the eyes of his daughter

Dad’s heroism on the bridge through the eyes of his daughter

| July 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

St. Thomas grad hopes to carry family faith legacy in role as campus minister at U of M

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Cardinal: Muslims, Christians work for peace, especially in war zones

Cardinal: Muslims, Christians work for peace, especially in war zones

| Carol Glatz | July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Christians and Muslims should work together to bring peace and reconciliation, especially where the two communities face “the horror of war,” said Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran.

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No summer break for debate on Common Core standards for schools

No summer break for debate on Common Core standards for schools

| Carol Zimmermann | July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Even in the dog days of summer, the realization that the school year is just around the corner keeps creeping up like pockets of sprouting weeds in a garden.

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