Tag: Cross

Appeals court says Pennsylvania county seal can keep its cross

Appeals court says Pennsylvania county seal can keep its cross

| Carol Zimmermann | August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

A federal appeals court said a Pennsylvania county can keep the image of a cross on its official seal because it was not an endorsement of religion.

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Hope, even in the shadow of the cross

Hope, even in the shadow of the cross

| Kate Soucheray | April 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

We are called in this Lenten season to grow in our faith and to be in the shadow of the cross, overcome neither by its threat of death nor the fear it intends to evoke. As people who stand firmly in the face of such intimidation, we know death is vanquished by the power of Jesus’ sacrifice. Easter Sunday must be preceded by the horrors of Good Friday, and as my mother-in-law always said, “There can be no Easter Sunday without Good Friday.” In her wisdom, she meant there will be difficult, and perhaps discouraging, times for all of us as we move through the phases of our lives.

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The road to salvation can’t circumvent the cross

The road to salvation can’t circumvent the cross

| Father Nathaniel Meyers | September 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

As a college student, I worked at Byerlys’ restaurant in Roseville as a greeter. My job was fairly simple: Welcome people into the restaurant, get them seated and send them off with a friendly gesture as they left.

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Dramatic Shakopee Passion play continues strong run

Dramatic Shakopee Passion play continues strong run

| February 22, 2018 | 2 Comments

Father Erik Lundgren has grown accustomed to parishioners and community members asking about his growing beard and long hair.

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Ask God for courage to follow him to the cross, pope says

Ask God for courage to follow him to the cross, pope says

| Carol Glatz | October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Obedient to his father, Jesus was patient with his sinning, fearful disciples throughout his lonely journey toward the cross, Pope Francis said.

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Hosanna and the cross

Hosanna and the cross

| Deacon Tyler Mattson | April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Hosanna in the highest!”

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Donated art centerpiece in Pax Christi’s cross exhibit

Donated art centerpiece in Pax Christi’s cross exhibit

| Bridget Ryder | March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Crosses come in many different shapes and sizes. At Pax Christi in Eden Prairie, there are at least 40 different crosses, many of them gathered into an exhibit intended to help parishioners pray during Lent.

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Holy hallways

Holy hallways

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

When it was time to update the basement in his Lakeville home, Will Schafer found inspiration in the cross. The basement, with more than 200 crosses on the walls and ceiling, has been labeled by Schafer as the “Chapel of 200 Crosses and Hail Marys.”

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