Why does God heal some but not others? This is a perturbing question that many might ask when considering the readings for this weekend. Many do not receive the miracles they are looking for; yet, some do.
“Jesus speaks in the silence of the mystery of the Eucharist and reminds us each time that following him means going out of ourselves and making our lives not something we ‘possess,’ but a gift to him and to others.”
— Pope Francis, in his homily at Mass May 30
Time was, I shrank from what was right
From fear of what was wrong;
I would not brave the sacred fight,
Because the foe was strong.
Thirty-four years ago, on June 3, I delivered the commencement address for the class of 1979 at the Academy of the Holy Angels in Richfield. I challenged my classmates and myself to go out and change the world for the better.
St. Stephen parish in Anoka will celebrate its 34th annual Summerfest, celebration of faith, community, family and fun, on June 22 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Minnesota and France redefined marriage in the same week, yet the differences in public reaction to this decision in both places could hardly be starker.
Political commentator David Brooks recently wrote a thought-provoking column in The New York Times — one that should give Americans pause about where our country and culture are headed.
His Excellency, the Most Rev. John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.
“On Heaven and Earth: Pope Francis on Faith, Family and the Church in the Twenty-First Century”
On June 8, Archbishop John Nienstedt will honor married couples, especially those celebrating silver and golden anniversaries, during the annual Marriage Day Celebration at the Cathedral of St. Paul.
Creative and efficacious ways to celebrate the Fortnight for Freedom