Pope John Paul II School in northeast Minneapolis will host the 11th Annual Spiritual Art Show from Sunday, April 10, to Friday, April 15.
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As a Lenten gift to the community, Benilde-St. Margaret’s will perform one of its most captivating musicals, “Feast of Life: Stories from the Gospel of Luke,” at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 24, at the school, 2501 Hwy. 100 S., St. Louis Park.
It was a heartbreaking decision, but money was scarce. Guenevive and her husband felt they had no other choice but to leave their baby with Guenevive’s parents in Puebla, Mexico, while they journeyed north to Atlanta in search of jobs.
Caron Cadou talked with Catholic Spirit News Editor Pat Norby on Feb. 16, while overseeing the installment of the George Washington exhibit currently on display at the Minnesota History Center. Cadou is vice president for collections at George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens in Virginia.
When “Jesus Christ Superstar” opened on Broadway in 1971, I recall that many critics attacked the contemporary rock musical, written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, as sacrilegious.
Mary Reichardt, professor of Catholic studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, will present a series of talks titled “The Divine Comedy and The Lenten Journey” on four consecutive Tuesdays, March 15 to April 5 at Hayden Hall in St. Paul. The Catholic Spirit recently interviewed Reichardt about the series being presented by the Cathedral of St. Paul.
Was William Shakespeare Catholic?
Many literary scholars have made the case that Shakespeare was Catholic during a time in England when to be Catholic was a serious crime. The evidence, they say, is hidden in Shakespeare’s own plays.
Following is an edited version of an e-mail interview by Catholic Spirit news editor Pat Norby with Father Seraphim Michalenko, who has been involved in promoting the Divine Mercy message and devotion for more than 60 years. The devotion and the feast of Divine Mercy — which is celebrated the Sunday after Easter — is associated with Sister Maria Faustina Kowalska, a Polish nun to whom Christ appeared, instructing her to proclaim God’s mercy. She died in 1938, was beatified in 1993 and canonized a saint in 2000.
Cardinal Raymond Burke will be the guest speaker at a fundraising dinner sponsored by the Stillwater Knights of Columbus Jan. 3 at St. Michael Church.
The Benedictine Center is offering an overnight retreat to help people welcome the new year in a place of silence and peace.
“In a year’s worth of issues of a Catholic newspaper, you’ll get a pretty good idea what that Catholic community cares about.”
The quote is one I have kept for years on a sheet from a notepad, a relic from the talk of a speaker whose name will come to me in a few days.
Church musicians and choir members from throughout the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will perform hymns, chants and contemporary liturgical music on Monday, Nov. 22, at St. Olaf Church, 215 S. 8th St., in Minneapolis.
Members of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians will perform the free public concert and sing-along in celebration of a new Twin Cities chapter of the organization.