Tag: Holy Week

Roman Missal calls Easter Vigil ‘mother of all vigils’ for a reason

Roman Missal calls Easter Vigil ‘mother of all vigils’ for a reason

| Carol Zimmermann | April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church pulls out all the stops for the Easter Vigil, the Mass celebrated on Holy Saturday.

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Love Jesus in all who suffer, pope says on Palm Sunday

Love Jesus in all who suffer, pope says on Palm Sunday

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesus does not ask that people only contemplate his image, but that they also recognize and love him concretely in all people who suffer like he did, Pope Francis said.

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Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace bring home the Holy Land

Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace bring home the Holy Land

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace in Edina to enhance school’s Holy Week experience

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In a world missing its neighborhoods, parishes offer a spiritual home

In a world missing its neighborhoods, parishes offer a spiritual home

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | April 6, 2017

Through the workings of the Holy Spirit, complete strangers become one family in the body of Christ. In the ever-changing cultures of a free society, parish life remains a culture of its own.

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Easter ‘presses the reset button,’ Archbishop Hebda says

Easter ‘presses the reset button,’ Archbishop Hebda says

| March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

At his first Easter Mass in Minnesota, newly appointed Archbishop Bernard Hebda preached to a crowded Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis that a response is required to Jesus’ resurrection, one that calls for all to be missionaries of the Gospel and missionaries of God’s mercy.

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The best part

The best part

| Alyssa Bormes | March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

You know how you sometimes buy a $100 raffle ticket for a chance to win a trip to the Holy Land, and then regret the purchase because for that kind of money, you ought to be walking away with groceries in your hands? But then you realize the money is going for a good cause — the parish — so then you forgive yourself, and then you forget about it, but then you win?

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Diving deep into Holy Week

Diving deep into Holy Week

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The liturgies of the Triduum — the evening of Holy Thursday to the evening of Easter Sunday — are unique in the liturgical year. Nowhere else will a priest wash feet, lead extended prayers of the faithful or begin Mass with a fire.

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Behold the wood

Behold the wood

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annual Good Friday prayer service April 3. Hundreds gathered to pray, sing and hear reflections from local religious leaders from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Clergy included Archbishop John Nienstedt, Bishop Andrew Cozzens.

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On cathedral anniversary, archbishop asks faithful to be ‘edifices of faith and witness’

On cathedral anniversary, archbishop asks faithful to be ‘edifices of faith and witness’

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Cathedral of St. Paul commemorated the 100th anniversary of its first Mass March 29 at a 10 a.m. Palm Sunday liturgy celebrated by Archbishop John Nienstedt.

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Daily Scriptures: March 29 – April 12, 2015

Daily Scriptures: March 29 – April 12, 2015

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sunday, March 29
Palm Sunday – Passion of the Lord
Mark 11:1-10
Isaiah 50:4-7
Philippians 2:6-11
Mark 14:1–15:47

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Like reality TV, Holy Week liturgies invite participants into the drama

Like reality TV, Holy Week liturgies invite participants into the drama

| March 26, 2015

I am not one to watch much television with the exception of the evening news. Yet, even I am aware of the tremendous popularity that reality TV is experiencing in today’s culture. Viewers are being drawn into live experiences with shows like “Dancing with the Stars” or “Survivor,” “The Bachelor” or “American Idol.”

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Holy Week, preschool style

Holy Week, preschool style

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nancy Bandzuch mixes her talent for crafts with her desire to teach her Catholic faith with her young family.

And she willingly shares her ideas.

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