Tag: Evangelization

Dave Rubin, the ‘pelvic issues’ and Jewish comedians

Dave Rubin, the ‘pelvic issues’ and Jewish comedians

| Bishop Robert Barron | February 9, 2017 | 13 Comments

Recently, I was interviewed in Los Angeles by Dave Rubin for his popular program “The Rubin Report.” Dave is a stand-up comedian, political satirist, protégé of Larry King, and spokesman for, I think it’s fair to say, the classically liberal, secularist world view. He has demonstrated a particular interest in the issues raised by the new atheists and by the supposed conflict between religion and the sciences. He is also an advocate of gay marriage. You might be wondering, therefore, why he’d want to talk to a Catholic bishop.

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Catholic Services Appeal puts faith into action for ‘least of these’

Catholic Services Appeal puts faith into action for ‘least of these’

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | February 9, 2017

As an auxiliary bishop who travels throughout the archdiocese, I see so much good done in Christ’s name. I feel so blessed because I get to see God’s incredible work in so many places. If you could follow me around, you would be inspired by the way people are living their faith in this archdiocese.

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In Elko New Market, candle lighting a simple way to evangelize

In Elko New Market, candle lighting a simple way to evangelize

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Karen Johnson took on the task of furthering evangelization efforts at St. Nicholas in Elko New Market, she decided to start small. The communications and mission coordinator at the parish since 2015, Johnson planned a simple, inviting opportunity for people to stop and pray during Advent. She calls it “a mini evangelization effort.”

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California Catholic tattoo artist’s life indelibly marked by faith

California Catholic tattoo artist’s life indelibly marked by faith

| Denis Grasska | August 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kurt Deetjen is standing in front of Above All Tattoo in the city’s Pacific Beach neighborhood, where he works as a tattoo artist.

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Campus missionary says love can help young people overcome doubt

Campus missionary says love can help young people overcome doubt

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Part ten in a 14-part series highlighting local Catholics who live out the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.

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‘Together 2016’ aims to draw 1 million people of faith to National Mall

‘Together 2016’ aims to draw 1 million people of faith to National Mall

| Ana Franco-Guzman | July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nick Hall hopes to see 1 million Americans of all faiths come together around Jesus on the National Mall in Washington July 16.

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Youth, technology among topics at Hispanic ministry conference

Youth, technology among topics at Hispanic ministry conference

| Julio A. Rangel | July 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

At a meeting called by the National Catholic Council for Hispanic Ministry, participants, including the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ director of Latino Ministry, spent four days exchanging ideas, attending different panels, discussing the current situation facing youth ministry and exploring the relationship between the Church and technology.

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The gift of marriage

The gift of marriage

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | June 9, 2016

The past few weeks have been filled with many celebrations, including the installation of Archbishop Bernard Hebda and the ordinations of nine transitional deacons and nine new priests. We also had a smaller but very important celebration of World Marriage Day at the Cathedral of St. Paul last Saturday. At this celebration we honored many couples who came to celebrate important anniversaries of 25 or 50 years and honored four couples who were married more than 70 years.

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Archdiocese names interim evangelization office director

Archdiocese names interim evangelization office director

| June 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

A parishioner of St. Peter in Mendota, Crocker is a longtime volunteer with the archdiocese and was the chairwoman for the 2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration. She has also worked as an outreach coordinator for the Minnesota Catholic Conference.

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Stepping up to the challenge to become Watchmen

Stepping up to the challenge to become Watchmen

| Jeff Cavins | March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Watchmen movement was formally launched at the archdiocesan men’s conference Feb. 27. More than 1,600 men stood up and pledged that they would work hard to provide, protect and lead in their families and parishes. It truly was a moving moment to see that many men stand in solidarity and conviction concerning their Catholic faith.

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Cavins leaves archdiocesan post to focus on local, national ministry

Cavins leaves archdiocesan post to focus on local, national ministry

| March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Catholic speaker and Bible speaker Jeff Cavins has resigned his role as director of the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Cavins helped to establish the office in March 2014.

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St. Paul’s Outreach celebrates 30 years of college ministry

St. Paul’s Outreach celebrates 30 years of college ministry

| Jessica Weinberger | February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Beyond choosing a field of study or deciding which dorm to call home, college students face deeper decisions: Who do they want to be? What do they believe in? For the first time, it’s up to them to decide, and many contemplate leaving their Catholic faith behind.

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