A blood red river flows from the doors of the “Church of Saint Trifon,” an otherwise black and white work from 1979 by artist Tatiana Levitskaia.
While the season of spring is still a few weeks away in the eyes of the world, as Catholic Christians we already entered into our own springtime on Ash Wednesday.
The Catholics of this local Church are generous with their time, talent and treasure, and your giving spirit makes possible the many faith-filled good works carried out across our archdiocese. This sense of stewardship shines again in the annual financial summary report for the archdiocese, which I am pleased to present to you.
The financial statements include all administrative and program offices and departments of the Archdiocesan Corporation.
The following comments elaborate on the condensed financial statements of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012
Unable to breach the walls of the City of Troy with a frontal assault, the Greek attackers constructed a giant horse and hid inside soldiers who would later, under cover of darkness, sneak out and open the gates of the city.
In his latest book, Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st-Century Church, George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., presents a wide-reaching look at the current challenges and opportunities confronting the Catholic Church.
Sullivan comes from the University of San Diego and will be the first woman and first lay person to lead St. Thomas
While most Catholics in the archdiocese may be familiar with the Rediscover: initiative through the free distribution last Christmas of the book “Rediscover Catholicism” and the current Rediscover: Speakers Series, they are likely less familiar with Redescubre: — the initiative’s Spanish-language counterpart.
As Ash Wednesday approached, I was thinking that this was going to be a Lent like most others. And then came the news on Feb. 11.