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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – May 9, 2013

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – May 9, 2013

“This is a courageous step toward a culture of life.”
— Bishop Stephen Blaire of Stockton, Calif., chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, after Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill May 2 repealing the state’s death penalty

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Know a good Catholic boss?

Know a good Catholic boss?

Nominate a great Catholic boss before June 24.

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Task force to identify better ways to address homelessness

Task force to identify better ways to address homelessness

Near the end of the annual Dorothy Day Center Community Breakfast May 2, keynote speaker Matt Kramer asked the attendees to glance down at their shoes.

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What does the HHS mandate really mean for Catholics?

What does the HHS mandate really mean for Catholics?

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Catholics who work at for-profit companies might not feel morally challenged by the fact that abortifacients, elective sterilization and contraceptives are now 100 percent covered under their health plans because they’re not obligated to use them.

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Church-related job, career a good way to contribute talents, enrich own faith

Church-related job, career a good way to contribute talents, enrich own faith

Looking for a career in the Church? You might just find what you’re looking for here.

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Bills to redefine marriage raise concerns about religious liberty protections

Bills to redefine marriage raise concerns about religious liberty protections

| Susan Klemond | May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Proposed religious liberty exemptions to Minnesota same-sex marriage legislation don’t provide adequate conscience protection, ac­cording to a panel of legal experts, faith and business leaders

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New president wants women to rediscover value of ACCW

New president wants women to rediscover value of ACCW

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

As people across the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis participate in the Rediscover: initiative, Lucy Johnson wants to help members of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women also to rediscover the value of the ACCW.

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In the quiet stillness of suffering, Mary resides

In the quiet stillness of suffering, Mary resides

| April 26, 2013 | 10 Comments

Laura and Rob Sobiech garner strength from their Catholic faith as son Zach endures rare form of bone cancer that continues to weaken his body.

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Stewardship: A call to the heart that involves entire parish

Stewardship: A call to the heart that involves entire parish

| Susan Klemond | April 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

More than a call for Catholics’ time, talent and treasure, stewardship is spiritual and should not only bring us closer to God but also permeate all areas of a parish, according to Professor Charles Zech, who spoke at the April 20 Stewardship Day at St. Peter in Mendota.

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Ladybugs ladybugs ladybugs

Ladybugs ladybugs ladybugs

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Convent of the Visitation School third-grader Caroline Schlehuber, right, reacts to the many ladybugs crawling on her hand as classmate Logan Kinsella watches.

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Seven men to be ordained transitional deacons May 4

Seven men to be ordained transitional deacons May 4

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Seven men will be ordained as transitional deacons by Archbishop John Nienstedt during a Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at the Basilica of St. Mary, 88 17th St. N. in Minneapolis.

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Catholics invited to offer input for capital campaign feasibility study

Catholics invited to offer input for capital campaign feasibility study

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Campaign would differ in scope from annual Catholic Services Appeal

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