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Summer program brings the joy of Jesus to youth

Summer program brings the joy of Jesus to youth

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The unique ministry, called Totus Tuus (Latin for “totally yours”), offers young adults who are in the process of discerning their vocation the opportunity to lead parish youth to Jesus through Mary and the sacraments.

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Faith journey = walking 3,000 miles in 100 days

Faith journey = walking 3,000 miles in 100 days

| Kristi Anderson for The Catholic Spirit | July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

When Dick and Mary Beth Reinke watched their son, Daniel, take his first steps 20-some years ago, they never imagined he would be taking more than six million steps to walk across America on a personal pilgrimage of faith.

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Healing . . . at last

Healing . . . at last

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fourth back surgery the charm for Venezuelan teen

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Rio, here we  come

Rio, here we come

| Caroline Rode | July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nearly 2.5 million youth from all corners of the world will travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 23 to 28 for World Youth Day.

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Best-practices approach guides archdiocese’s youth-protection efforts

Best-practices approach guides archdiocese’s youth-protection efforts

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Before joining the archdiocese last February as associate chancellor for civil affairs, Sara Kronholm spent more than a decade as an assistant Hennepin County attorney handling court cases involving abused and neglected children.

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Minneapolis parish welcomes Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter

Minneapolis parish welcomes Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

All Saints parish in Minneapolis will be served by two priests from the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter beginning July 3.

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Three parish mergers are finalized July 1

Three parish mergers are finalized July 1

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Three groups of parishes in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis merged as of July 1.

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Rosary launch

Rosary launch

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Parishioners at St. Paul in Ham Lake launch a balloon rosary during the annual parish picnic June 22.

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Protecting ‘gift of our freedom’ starts with knowing, sharing faith

Protecting ‘gift of our freedom’ starts with knowing, sharing faith

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

As the government more tightly circumscribes citizens’ freedom to act on religious convictions in society, Catholics need to learn their faith well and be willing to defend it in charity against those who oppose it or don’t understand religious liberty and the threats it faces, according to speakers at a June 22 Freedom Forum on religious liberty at St. Peter in Mendota.

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Fortnight of prayer

Fortnight of prayer

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Michael Izen, right, pastor of St. Raphael in Crystal, reads a Bible passage during a Fortnight for Freedom prayer service.

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Archbishop Nienstedt stirs Mass-goers to defend religious liberty

Archbishop Nienstedt stirs Mass-goers to defend religious liberty

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

During a Mass to celebrate the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul at the Cathedral of St. Paul June 29, Archbishop John Nienstedt urged several hundred worshippers in attendance to model the two saints by putting their faith into action in the public square.

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