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‘United in Faith, Hope and Love’

‘United in Faith, Hope and Love’

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Archdiocese launches new thematic tagline to help convey ‘who we are and what we stand for’

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Students to travel to National March for Life in Washington

Students to travel to National March for Life in Washington

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

A group of high school students from across the archdiocese will travel to Washington, D.C., for the National Rally and March for Life being held on Jan. 25.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – January 17, 2013

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – January 17, 2013

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Faith and reason are like two people who love each other deeply, who cannot live without each other, and who were intimately made for one another, so much so that they cannot be considered separate from one another and cannot reach their goals separately.”
— Archbishop Gerhard L. Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and coordinator of a project to publish the complete works of Joseph Ratzinger-Pope Benedict XVI, on Jan. 11 highlighting a key teaching of the pope that faith and reason go hand in hand

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‘Voice’ contestant Nicholas David returns to Catholic school alma mater

‘Voice’ contestant Nicholas David returns to Catholic school alma mater

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Minnesota native performs at St. Joseph School in Rosemount.

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Court denies Catholic business owner’s  request for relief from contraceptive mandate

Court denies Catholic business owner’s request for relief from contraceptive mandate

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Concluding that a government requirement that employers provide contraceptive, sterilization and abortifacient insurance coverage to their employees does not represent a “substantial burden”

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Poverty relief, health care, marriage among priorities this session for Catholic conference

Poverty relief, health care, marriage among priorities this session for Catholic conference

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

As the Minnesota Legislature convened Jan. 8, the head of the public policy voice of the state’s Catholic bishops said the MCC would be monitoring a variety of issues ranging from poverty relief and pro-life concerns to human trafficking and the creation of the state’s health care exchange.

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Holy Hour dedicated to Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty

Holy Hour dedicated to Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

All are invited to participate with the archdiocese and the nation to pray a Holy Hour dedicated to Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty led by Archbishop John Nienstedt from 3 to 4 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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Advocates speak up, pray for detained immigrants

Advocates speak up, pray for detained immigrants

| January 2, 2013 | 5 Comments

As the Christmas season draws to a close, a small but passionate group of people will celebrate the Feast of Epiphany, Jan. 6, by praying outside of a detention center near downtown St. Paul.

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Longtime St. Joseph’s Hospital leader dies

Longtime St. Joseph’s Hospital leader dies

| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sister Marie de Paul (Mary Patricia) Rochester died Dec. 26. She was 99.

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Father Holl minstered as pastor, hospital chaplain

Father Holl minstered as pastor, hospital chaplain

| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father James Holl, 90, died Dec. 29.

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Father Berg continued to serve after retirement

Father Berg continued to serve after retirement

| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Richard Berg, 85, died Dec. 26. He was born Nov. 13, 1927 and ordained for the archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis June 7, 1952.

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St. Agnes bell tower clock receives a timely fix

St. Agnes bell tower clock receives a timely fix

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Three men stood on a precarious ledge about 150 feet above the ground inside the bell tower at St. Agnes in St. Paul just days before Christmas.

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