Tag: Joy

From readers – September 14, 2017

From readers – September 14, 2017

| September 12, 2017 | 2 Comments

Seeking joy
Christianity more than ethics
Better fact checking

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A reason for our hope

A reason for our hope

| Deacon Timothy Smith | May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

People who know and love Jesus Christ exude a great joy. Every day, Catholics who make a witness of their faith to the people around them heal others through their work. The Acts of the Apostles demonstrate the power that comes from awakened believers who give witness through their words and deeds.

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Resentment, complaints are rooted in the sin of sloth, pope says

Resentment, complaints are rooted in the sin of sloth, pope says

| March 28, 2017 | 2 Comments

People should stop blaming and complaining so they can be filled with God’s joy and rise up to life’s challenges, Pope Francis said.

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Be joyful that God is always in control

Be joyful that God is always in control

| Deacon Jeremy Bock | December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

As we prepare to celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent, Gaudete Sunday, we are reminded of our joy in waiting for the coming of Christ. We have cause for rejoicing in the Lord and his never-failing fidelity to his people that he will come again to gather us to himself for all eternity.

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Year of Mercy Holy Doors open Dec. 13 at Cathedral, Basilica

Year of Mercy Holy Doors open Dec. 13 at Cathedral, Basilica

| Jessica Trygstad and Maria Wiering | December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The first Year of Mercy pilgrims from around the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis processed through the Holy Doors of the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Basilica of St. Mary Dec. 13 after the doors were ceremoniously opened at the co-cathedrals.

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Families urged to emphasize positives, be missionary disciples

Families urged to emphasize positives, be missionary disciples

| Laura Ieraci | September 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two well-known Christian preachers agreed: Joy in family life is among the most powerful tools to take Jesus to others.

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Ordination Joy

Ordination Joy

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The local Church celebrated six new priests May 31 as Archbishop John Nienstedt ordained the men at the Cathedral of St. Paul on the feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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New book serves as manual for praise and thanksgiving

New book serves as manual for praise and thanksgiving

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

When faced with a problem, it’s natural to want to find the easiest, fastest solution. But even in today’s quick culture, instead of turning to Google, people should turn to the Bible.

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Even in difficult times, we are a people of hope

Even in difficult times, we are a people of hope

| December 19, 2013

On Oct. 1, our archdiocese received a great gift from Pope Francis, Time Magazine’s Man of the Year, when he nominated Father Andrew Cozzens as an auxiliary bishop to assist me in my ministry.

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Rediscover: family joy

Rediscover: family joy

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Jesus, Mary, Joseph are model for every Christian family
– Family’s love stretches across the globe
– Family: The heart of a culture
– Living in the domestic Church

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Pope offers future priests, nuns how-to guide to happy vocation

Pope offers future priests, nuns how-to guide to happy vocation

| Carol Glatz | July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Be joyous, authentic and loving while resisting fly-by-night commitments, catty gossip and sleek cars, Pope Francis told future priests, brothers and nuns.

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Many reasons for loving Christmas

Many reasons for loving Christmas

| December 22, 2011

“I love Christmas because on that day, so long ago, love descended from heaven to earth and changed human history forever.”

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