Tag: Catholic family

Parents of priests say prayer fostered vocation

Parents of priests say prayer fostered vocation

| Catherine Deeds | June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Despite incorporating their Catholic faith into their daily lives, the Shovelains credit prayer with leading sons Father Paul Shovelain, who was ordained in 2014, and Dominic Shovelain, a seminarian at St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul, to a religious vocation.

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MN World Meeting attendees assess challenges facing families

MN World Meeting attendees assess challenges facing families

| September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The question of the greatest challenge facing families in Minnesota is one Jean Stolpestad regularly mulls, she said. The director of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office for Marriage, Family and Life, Stolpestad oversees initiatives and programs aimed at strengthening Catholic families.

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Bishop tells families to be God’s image for secularized society

Bishop tells families to be God’s image for secularized society

| Joyce Duriga | September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Being created in the image of God is a mission, an adventure and a command that each Catholic is called to carry out into the world and something we need to rediscover as people of faith living in today’s secularized culture, said Auxiliary Bishop Robert E. Barron of Los Angeles Sept. 21.

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Christian spouses: Teachers and witnesses of truth

Christian spouses: Teachers and witnesses of truth

| Amanda Zurface | September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Close your eyes and envision St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, and insert your family into the scene inside the piazza. Do you feel the colonnade — the arms of the basilica ­— wrapped around you?

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Moorhead couple: Family rosary a teaching moment

Moorhead couple: Family rosary a teaching moment

| Katrina Genereux | September 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Whether biking to confession as a family, praying the rosary with their five children or blessing their food before eating at a restaurant, the Davis family is working toward holiness one day at a time with the guidance of the Catholic Church.

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