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Doctor brings wife, seven kids to serve in Africa

Doctor brings wife, seven kids to serve in Africa

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

‘I will marry you if you come to Africa with me. . . .’ And, he said, ‘Sure.’ That’s how Mark is. He’ll try anything.”

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Catholic identity forms heart and soul of Catholic schools

Catholic identity forms heart and soul of Catholic schools

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

At the foundation of a Catholic school’s function and responsibility is its Cath­olic identity, which brings Christ to young people and prepares them for adult life with a Catholic world view, said Karen Ristau, president of the National Catholic Educational Association.

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Father Weber inspired generosity

Father Weber inspired generosity

| February 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

Like the stars in the sky, the number of lives touched by Benedictine Father Arnold Weber, 86, are far more than could be counted. He died Feb. 9 at St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville.

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‘To the thresholds of the apostles’

‘To the thresholds of the apostles’

| February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt and Bishop Lee Piché of St. Paul and Minneapolis will travel to Rome next month for a weeklong visit that will include a meeting with Pope Benedict XVI and Mass at the tombs of St. Peter and St. Paul.

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MN Catholic Conference notes concerns over compromise on contraceptive mandate

MN Catholic Conference notes concerns over compromise on contraceptive mandate

| February 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

UPDATED: “We are awaiting the details and are reserving judgment, but today’s amendments do not seem to be a true reversal of an unwise and unjust policy,” said Jason Adkins, MCC executive director.

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Catholic cowboy relies on his faith

Catholic cowboy relies on his faith

| February 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

VIDEO: Rodeo announcer and professional trick-roper Anthony Lucia made a recent visit to St. Paul, MN.

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Students enjoy Faith Rally at Stillwater school

Students enjoy Faith Rally at Stillwater school

| February 4, 2012 | 2 Comments

PHOTOS: St. Croix Catholic School celebrates Catholic Schools Week.

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Celebrating the light

Celebrating the light

| February 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

PHOTOS: Celebration of the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and the World Day for Consecrated Life at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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Sole-ful donations for Haitians

Sole-ful donations for Haitians

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Claire Frances Baker, a ninth-grader at Totino-Grace High School in Fridley, has been collecting shoes for an orphanage in Haiti since an earthquake hit there in 2010.

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St. Vincent de Paul thrift store welcoming assistance following robbery

St. Vincent de Paul thrift store welcoming assistance following robbery

| Susan Klemond | February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thieves stole nearly $1,000 from the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s south Minneapolis thrift store early on Jan. 30 after making a large hole through one of the store’s outer brick walls.

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Archdiocese reports financial support for marriage amendment

Archdiocese reports financial support for marriage amendment

| February 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis provided $650,000 in 2011 to the Minnesota Catholic Conference for that organization’s activities in support of a constitutional amendment on the ballot this fall defining marriage as a union between one man and one woman.

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Need help talking to your children about sex?

Need help talking to your children about sex?

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Two moms create program that makes the job easy to manage

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