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Building brings new sense of community to rural parish

Building brings new sense of community to rural parish

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was a packed house for the 10 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of the Prairie in Belle Plaine March 23, as parishioners, friends and alumni of its school gathered to celebrate the blessing of a new parish life center.

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Homeless woman leaves the streets for Higher Ground

Homeless woman leaves the streets for Higher Ground

| March 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Julie Gergen leaned in toward the window of her seventh-floor apartment on the northwest edge of downtown Minneapolis to take in the view.

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Local priests to renew promises at annual Chrism Mass

Local priests to renew promises at annual Chrism Mass

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The annual Chrism Mass at which Archbishop John Nienstedt blesses the sacramental holy oils for the upcoming year also serves another essential purpose for priests — renewing the promises they made on their ordination day.

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Conference speaker: World needs ‘men of conscience’

Conference speaker: World needs ‘men of conscience’

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Near the end of the Archdiocesan Men’s Conference March 22, Father Bill Baer, the event’s emcee, invited boys 18 and under to come forward to the stage at the University of St. Thomas Field House to greet speaker Brian Bonin.

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Obituary – Deacon Frank Schneider

Obituary – Deacon Frank Schneider

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Deacon Frank Schneider, 82, of Roseville, died March 14.

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Overheard – March 27, 2014

Overheard – March 27, 2014

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I ask that you have the grace to be very close to your children, letting them grow, but being by their side. They need you, your presence, to be there, your love!”
— Pope Francis, speaking to fathers present in St. Peter’s Square March 19, the feast of St. Joseph, patron saint of the universal church and Jesus’ earthly father

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In Pictures – March 27, 2014

In Pictures – March 27, 2014

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

GRAND OPENING
SOCIAL JUSTICE

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Minnesota business owners opposing HHS mandate await Supreme Court decision

Minnesota business owners opposing HHS mandate await Supreme Court decision

| Susan Klemond | March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Owners of eight Minnesota for-profit companies who have filed lawsuits against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over its contraception mandate have much at stake as the U.S. Supreme Court deliberates on the issue and prepares to rule on two similar cases, expected this summer.

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Called to evangelize

Called to evangelize

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jeff Cavins embarks on a new mission to help Catholics know Christ better and share their faith Well before creating a successful Bible study series, reintroducing audiences to Christ, and leading pilgrimages to the Holy Land, Jeff Cavins knew he was destined to teach God’s word. “I think if there’s anything I’m called to in […]

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Pope to fathers: Teach your children well, always be by their side

Pope to fathers: Teach your children well, always be by their side

| Carol Glatz | March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the feast of St. Joseph, patron saint of the universal church and Jesus’ earthly father, Pope Francis urged all dads in the world to stick by their children’s side, teaching them, guiding them and loving them.

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Islanders win third straight hoop title

Islanders win third straight hoop title

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Photos from the state high school boys basketball tournament

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News briefs

News briefs

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Medical experts OK reported miracle attributed to Sheen
Cardinal George to undergo new round of chemotherapy
Archbishop: 2015 meeting can help transform families
Kidnapped nuns released in Syria

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