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Parish supports missing couple’s family with prayer

Parish supports missing couple’s family with prayer

| Theresa Malloy | January 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

Friends and parishioners of St. Pius X in White Bear Lake reflected on the lives of Jerry and Barb Heil during a prayer service Jan. 18. The couple is among those missing in the aftermath of a Jan. 13 cruise ship disaster.

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Archbishop says Rev. King was ‘courageous leader’

Archbishop says Rev. King was ‘courageous leader’

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt attended the 22nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast Jan. 16 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Catholic Spirit conducted a short question-and-answer interview with him before the event.

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Vatican today — January 19, 2012

Vatican today — January 19, 2012

• Difficulties and Hopes of the Catholic Church in America
• The Holy Father Receives a Finnish Ecumenical Delegation
• Audiences
• Other Pontifical Acts

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Foundation’s grant total reaches highest amount ever

Foundation’s grant total reaches highest amount ever

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Understanding how difficult the economy has been for those less well off, clients of Minnesota’s Catholic Community Foundation this past year used CCF’s financial services to try to help.

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BSM students put faith into action after Jablonski incident

BSM students put faith into action after Jablonski incident

| Theresa Malloy | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

BSM students put faith into action after Jablonski incident

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BSM hockey chaplain: The key is prayer

BSM hockey chaplain: The key is prayer

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

‘Mr. J’ helps team, school move forward spiritually

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Brother Michael Collins’ life helping youth was a song he sang well

Brother Michael Collins’ life helping youth was a song he sang well

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Christian Brother Michael Collins gave us a tangible sign of Christ’s resurrection in his life of helping and educating youth, including the poor and disadvantaged, said St. Cloud Bishop John Kinney at the funeral of Brother Michael, longtime education leader and president of DeLaSalle High School.

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Church’s memorial icon offers blend of East and West

Church’s memorial icon offers blend of East and West

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

It is only fitting that a parish photographer be remembered with an image. In this case, the image is a 5-foot-by-5-foot icon written by local iconographer Debra Korluka of Stillwater.

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Vatican today — January 18, 2012

Vatican today — January 18, 2012

• Invoking the Gift of Unity among Christians
• Other Pontifical Acts

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Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast honors St. Matthew’s community service

Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast honors St. Matthew’s community service

| Theresa Malloy | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012 Local Legend Community award was given to St. Matthew’s parish for making “significant contributions to the social and cultural fabric of the community.”

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Chilly weather, warm welcome

Chilly weather, warm welcome

| January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

While the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship ramp outside the Cathedral of St. Paul was being disassembled, Father Joseph Johnson, Cathedral rector, took a moment to reflect on the three-day event, which drew close to 100,000 spectators

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Catholic schools take marketing big-time

Catholic schools take marketing big-time

| January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Talking to ‘Tina’: ‘Aim Higher’ campaign uses modern methods to tell the story of a great product

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