It was good to see Archbishop Nienstedt’s endorsing the renewal of devotions to Our Mother of Perpetual Help in one of his recent columns.
Archive for Category: "Letters To The Editor"
The Retirement Fund for Religious achieved another successful year in this archdiocese.
Last fall, after Catholic Charities CEO Tim Marx wrote an article in the StarTribune documenting the overcrowding at the Dorothy Day Center, a group of men from St. John Neumann parish in Eagan responded by offering to staff overnight the old offices of Catholic Charities in St. Paul (which we refer to as the Annex) so that no one had to be turned away.
Gap between rich, poor not a myth
I applaud the various bishops in America for vocally standing up for our faith, and in defiance of the recent ruling by the Obama administration regarding exemptions from providing health care coverage for contraception and sterilization.
Commodification’s root word, commodity, is defined as “convenience, advantage, something useful or valuable, an economic good, an article of commerce.” Nowhere does it imply personhood.
– We must have courage to stand up for what we believe
– Latin professor encouraged excellence for men and women
In reading Julie Pfitzinger’s excellent piece on today’s Catholic bookstores and the challenges they face [July 7], I may have given the impression that today’s youth do not read.
I buried his ashes today, Sunday, with well over 200 tearful family members, friends and well-wishers present, among them his 17 year-old stepson whom I baptized when he was an infant.
The politicians in Minnesota have not found common ground in the budget debate.
While they continue to work to resolve the budget differences, we offer a couple of thoughts to consider.