Tag: Jesus Christ

Countering infidelity with holiness

Countering infidelity with holiness

| Jason Adkins | September 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest round of revelations related to clerical corruption, abuse and sin are yet another inexcusable abomination that soils the garments of the Church. They severely compromise the integrity of our Gospel witness as heralds of Jesus Christ and his kingdom. Even more, they undermine our moral witness in the public arena, and our ability to serve as a voice of conscience in political life.

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‘Who pays?’

‘Who pays?’

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

There has been much discussion concerning the settlement reached in the reorganization of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as a corporate entity. As Catholics, we know that the “archdiocese” is a reality much greater than the definitions of civil law. Yet, at every level of the Church, there is the question, “Who pays?”

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‘Schizoid’ world brags it’s free while chained to greed, pope says

‘Schizoid’ world brags it’s free while chained to greed, pope says

| Carol Glatz | April 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Christian freedom is being free from worldly ambition, fashion and passion and being open to God’s will, Pope Francis said.

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Five wounds of Christ: Pope urges recovery of traditional devotion

Five wounds of Christ: Pope urges recovery of traditional devotion

| Cindy Wooden | March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis seems to be fixated on the wounds of Christ. And he has suggested that other Catholics might want to be as well.

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Preparing for Advent

Preparing for Advent

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | November 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

Early in November, I heard the TV announce: “The holiday season has arrived! It’s time to … .”

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Young adults: The Church wants to hear from you

Young adults: The Church wants to hear from you

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | June 22, 2017

One of the most important events in my life growing up was encountering Pope John Paul II at World Youth Day in Denver. I had already experienced profoundly the personal love of Jesus Christ for me as a young person through the witness of my family and retreat opportunities. I had even felt quite strongly the call to enter the seminary and pursue the priesthood. But on Aug. 14, 1993, something changed in me.

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After 27 years, priesthood continues to exceed expectations

After 27 years, priesthood continues to exceed expectations

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | May 18, 2017

Twenty-seven years ago on June 2, I was ordained to the priesthood of Jesus Christ at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul. I had never before known such joy. I offer my support and prayers to all of our priests who celebrate their anniversary this month and to all who will be ordained for our archdiocese May 27.

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Death, where is your sting?

Death, where is your sting?

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | May 4, 2017

Have you ever tried to put into one sentence the reason that you are a Christian? What do you believe and why do you believe it? Here is my attempt: I am a Christian because God’s own son has freed me from death.

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Icon prompts prayer, reflection during Year of Mercy

Icon prompts prayer, reflection during Year of Mercy

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Year of Mercy-inspired icon has been visiting parishes around the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and will be featured at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis Nov. 20 for the closing Mass of the Year of Mercy.

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Who do you say Jesus is?

Who do you say Jesus is?

| Deacon Brian Park | September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Jesus and his disciples set out for the villages of Caesarea Philippi. Along the way he asked his disciples, ‘Who do people say that I am?’ They said in reply, ‘John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others one of the prophets.’ And he asked them, ‘But who do you say that I am?’”

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