Tag: Father Erich Rutten

MLK celebration calls Christians to confront racism

MLK celebration calls Christians to confront racism

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

More than 100 Christians and local church leaders gathered at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis May 11 to hear a scriptural vision of race amid the modern challenges of racism in society.

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UPDATED – Basilica prayer service for 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination rescheduled

UPDATED – Basilica prayer service for 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination rescheduled

| May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The ecumenical prayer service, “The Dream Continues,” at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis originally scheduled for April 3 and canceled due to snowstorm has been rescheduled to May 11.

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Cathedral event Jan. 21 marks close of local Reformation commemoration

Cathedral event Jan. 21 marks close of local Reformation commemoration

| January 4, 2018 | 5 Comments

“… both sides have tried to look more objectively at what happened during the Reformation, acknowledge faults on both sides, ask forgiveness, and look for ways to move forward in greater unity.”

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St. Peter Claver celebrates 125 years

St. Peter Claver celebrates 125 years

| November 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Today, the parish has about 700 families from 90 ZIP codes. As a canonically-designated “national parish,” it’s responsible for black Catholics “east of the Mississippi River,” said Father Erich Rutten, St. Peter Claver’s pastor.

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French priest reveals ‘forgotten’ Holocaust victims at Twin Cities event

French priest reveals ‘forgotten’ Holocaust victims at Twin Cities event

| January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Since 2004, Father Patrick Desbois has investigated hidden mass graves in Ukraine, Russia, Poland and Belarus, and has found tens of thousands of human remains from the Holocaust buried in fields.

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