Tag: Immaculate Conception

Feast of Immaculate Conception does not get weekend dispensation

Feast of Immaculate Conception does not get weekend dispensation

| Carol Zimmermann | December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just last year, Catholics were required to attend separate Masses two days in a row for the Sunday obligation and Monday’s Christmas Mass. Now, they have a similar opportunity this year with the feast of the Immaculate Conception falling on a Saturday — Dec. 8.

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Once a priest at ‘parish to the mall,’ Father Thompson maintains Franciscan spirituality

Once a priest at ‘parish to the mall,’ Father Thompson maintains Franciscan spirituality

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Dennis Thompson hasn’t been a member of the Franciscan order for 15 years, but he considers himself “a Franciscan at heart.”

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Knights of Columbus-built house in Lonsdale benefits area Catholic school, education center

Knights of Columbus-built house in Lonsdale benefits area Catholic school, education center

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Immaculate Conception’s Knights of Columbus council partnered with the St. Nicholas in Elko New Market Knights to complete a house for charity June 10. The sale of the 2,300-square-foot, 4-bedroom home in Lonsdale closed June 14, and $100,000 of revenue will help Holy Cross School and the Catholic Education Center in Webster.

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Longtime rural pastor remembered for Gospel explanations

Longtime rural pastor remembered for Gospel explanations

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

A longtime pastor of rural parishes, Father Robert Dobihal died June 16 at the age of 90. Ordained a priest in 1950 and retired in 1991, he also celebrated Sunday Mass at St. Jerome in Maplewood following retirement. His funeral Mass was June 22 at St. Jerome in Maplewood was celebrated by Bishop Andrew Cozzens.

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In Pictures – December 11, 2014

In Pictures – December 11, 2014

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

FEAST DAY TRADITION
VATICAN CHRISTMAS TREE

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Father Kovalik served the sick and homebound

Father Kovalik served the sick and homebound

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Father George Kovalik died April 4. He was born Aug. 31, 1923.

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Recognizing God’s graces this Advent

Recognizing God’s graces this Advent

| December 1, 2011

The Blessed Virgin Mary a model for every believer

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Celebrating the patronal feast day of the U.S.

Celebrating the patronal feast day of the U.S.

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on December 8 is a holy day of obligation

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Father Moorman, 89, served Holy Family

Father Moorman, 89, served Holy Family

| August 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

He was born Aug. 27, 1921, and ordained for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis June 8, 1946.

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A blessing

A blessing

| December 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

After celebrating Mass Dec. 8 on the feast of the Immaculate Conception at the Cathedral of St. Paul, Archbishop John Nienstedt blessed a replica of Michelangelo’s famous statue, the Pieta. The original Pieta sits in a side chapel inside St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City.

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Note Immaculate Conception feast at Lonsdale church

Note Immaculate Conception feast at Lonsdale church

| December 1, 2010 | 1 Comment

Those wishing to experience the feast of the Immaculate Conception may want to check out the parish by that name in Lonsdale.

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