Tag: Community

Spring Formation Day to spotlight evangelization, community

Spring Formation Day to spotlight evangelization, community

| Melenie Soucheray | May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Two years ago, Father Joseph Williams directed all staff members at St. Stephen in Minneapolis to stop what they were doing for a time in the summer and during Lent. In the spirit of the Gospel of St. Matthew in which Jesus commissions his apostles to go out and make disciples, St. Stephen staff members were to leave their desks and go to the streets.

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Eucharistic devotion should draw faithful to charity, community

Eucharistic devotion should draw faithful to charity, community

| Johan van Parys | June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year we celebrate the solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ on June 7. At the Basilica of St. Mary, we will mark the day with the celebration of the Eucharist, a eucharistic procession followed by benediction, and an invitation to participate in “Bread for the World.”

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Stewardship: A call to the heart that involves entire parish

Stewardship: A call to the heart that involves entire parish

| Susan Klemond | April 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

More than a call for Catholics’ time, talent and treasure, stewardship is spiritual and should not only bring us closer to God but also permeate all areas of a parish, according to Professor Charles Zech, who spoke at the April 20 Stewardship Day at St. Peter in Mendota.

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Knights honor sisters for their dedication, service

Knights honor sisters for their dedication, service

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sister Betty Gits joined the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet just after high school. After her first vows, she set out to teach elementary and junior high school for the next 21 years.

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Rediscover: How do I live in communion with God?

Rediscover: How do I live in communion with God?

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

– ‘The Jesus Way’: Building community, connecting to the Church
– Matthew Kelly – Togetherness
– No room for Facebook envy
– Tragedy strikes, a sermon sticks
– Speaker Series – Second talk: Living in communion with God

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Bank officer works to improve urban housing situation

Bank officer works to improve urban housing situation

| August 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

I think the most important aspect is I try to deal with people as individuals and respect them as individuals and as creations of God. Banking is a little bit of a secular world some days, so that can be a little challenging. I think we have a number of instances with the recession where people are having some economic challenges, and I get the opportunity to meet with them from time to time.

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Outreach-based community still evolving after 25 years

Outreach-based community still evolving after 25 years

| August 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Gordy DeMarais, SPO executive director, Christina Smith and Father Kevin Finnegan, SPO board vice president, recently talked with Pat Norby, The Catholic Spirit news editor, about St. Paul’s Outreach, a Catholic ministry on college campuses across the United States that they began in St. Paul 25 years ago in response to the church’s call for a “new evangelization.”

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Why I have chosen to be ‘spiritual-plus’

Why I have chosen to be ‘spiritual-plus’

| Father Paul Jarvis - For The Catholic Spirit | September 13, 2010 | 2 Comments

“I don’t need organized religion.”

I hear that now and again. Or, “I’m not religious. I’m spiritual.”

Sometimes the individual will add that he or she doesn’t see the need of going to church: “I can be spiritual all on my own.”

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