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Foot soldiers for life

Foot soldiers for life

| July 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Young adults on Crossroads Walk bring their passion to the Twin Cities

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Adult faith formation growing in popularity among Latinos

Adult faith formation growing in popularity among Latinos

| Caroline Rode | July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Latino population in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is growing and is integral to the future of the local Church. That is why, in three of the past 11 years, Latino institutes have been offered for those who would like to receive deeper religious formation in Spanish.

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Evangelization motivated National History Day winners

Evangelization motivated National History Day winners

| Caroline Rode | July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

With more than 2,000 years of existence, it’s no surprise that people continue to study the Catholic Church’s vast history.

Three girls from West St. Paul took one event in Church history and ended up creating a prize-winning performance.

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Down on the farm

Down on the farm

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fun, Faith and Farming and near-perfect weather on Rural Life Sunday

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – July 3, 2013

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – July 3, 2013

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

“If someone tells you, ‘Go home, you’re not needed,’ that’s not true. No one is useless in the Church. We are all needed to build this temple.”
— Pope Francis, speaking to an estimated 50,000 people at his weekly general audience June 26

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The Catholic Spirit wins national journalism awards

The Catholic Spirit wins national journalism awards

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit was honored with 13 awards for writing and videography at the Catholic Media Convention June 19 to 21 in Denver.

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Minnesota Catholic, evangelical leaders urge Congress to pass immigration reform

Minnesota Catholic, evangelical leaders urge Congress to pass immigration reform

| June 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

They urged the state’s congressional representatives to support immigration reform that provides a roadmap to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, upholds human dignity, promotes family unity and secures borders.

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Father Peterson to retire July 1

Father Peterson to retire July 1

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Bruce Peterson will retire from active ministry on July 1. He has served St. Columbkill, Belle Creek and Holy Trinity, Goodhue since 1970 with St. Mary, Bellechester added as a third parish in 2002.

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Summer Catholic youth program offers week-long camps

Summer Catholic youth program offers week-long camps

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Totus Tuus — a summer Catholic youth program dedicated to sharing the Gospel and promoting the Catholic faith through evangelization, catechesis, Christian witness, and Eucharist worship — has openings at upcoming camps.

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Father Abbott dies at age 81

Father Abbott dies at age 81

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Eugene Abbott, a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, died June 11 at the Little Sisters of the Poor Holy Family Residence in St. Paul.

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News briefs – June 20, 2013

News briefs – June 20, 2013

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Christian Brother Dominic Ehrmantraut celebrates jubilee
BSM president steps down

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – June 20, 2013

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – June 20, 2013

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Let’s try something today. We all have those we like and those we don’t like so much. Perhaps many of us are angry with someone. Let’s say to the Lord, ‘I am angry with this person and that one. I pray for him and for her.’”
— Pope Francis, at his weekly general audience June 12

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