Tag: Love

Eucharistic devotion should draw faithful to charity, community

Eucharistic devotion should draw faithful to charity, community

| Johan van Parys | June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year we celebrate the solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ on June 7. At the Basilica of St. Mary, we will mark the day with the celebration of the Eucharist, a eucharistic procession followed by benediction, and an invitation to participate in “Bread for the World.”

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Focolare members united by desire to love God, neighbors

Focolare members united by desire to love God, neighbors

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

As a young college graduate considering the priesthood in the 1970s, Emery Koenig saw an ad from the international Catholic movement Focolare offering a concerete way to live out the Gospel.

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Want Valentine’s Day tips? The ‘love doctor’ is in

Want Valentine’s Day tips? The ‘love doctor’ is in

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for love on Valentine’s Day?

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For Maple Grove couple, love proves to be a grave matter

For Maple Grove couple, love proves to be a grave matter

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was here, among rows of tombstones at the St. Vincent de Paul parish cemetery in Brooklyn Park, where Dave and Kathy LaPlante had their first conversation in early July 2005. Both were there to visit the graves of their spouses.

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Overheard – April 10, 2014

Overheard – April 10, 2014

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The man and woman are consecrated for love. Through the sacrament, the spouses are given a real mission to make visible — even through simple and ordinary gestures — the love with which Christ loves his church.”

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Pope: Sacrifice key to reaping wealth of God’s love, fighting misery

Pope: Sacrifice key to reaping wealth of God’s love, fighting misery

| Carol Glatz | February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courageously follow Jesus in seeking out the poor and sinners, and in making difficult sacrifices in order to help and heal others, Pope Francis said.

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Overheard – January 16, 2014

Overheard – January 16, 2014

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Love with actions, not with words. The wind whisks words away; today they’re here, tomorrow they’re not.”

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What we can learn from Lazarus and the rich man

What we can learn from Lazarus and the rich man

| Deacon Mitchell Bechtold | September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

This Sunday we hear the Gospel story of “Lazarus and the Rich Man.” There is a pity which ought to well up in each of our hearts for both Lazarus and the rich man: Lazarus in his suffering and the rich man in his. Yet, it is Lazarus who is our model.

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Seeking Answers

Seeking Answers

| Father Michael Schmitz | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Q. Am I called to accept everyone? What does that mean? How can I be accepting if someone chooses to act in a way that I find, well, unacceptable?

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Love, marriage and pizza delivery

Love, marriage and pizza delivery

| Christina Capecchi | June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Holy Spirit works in amazing ways, and one of my favorite examples is when we see it connect a man and a woman and carry them to the altar

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Paper chain is visual reminder of acts of peace and love

Paper chain is visual reminder of acts of peace and love

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kindergarten students at All Saints School in Lakeville were inspired to perform acts of peace and love after studying the topic of peace in religion class.

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Keeping love in the debate: Truth isn’t license to be rude

Keeping love in the debate: Truth isn’t license to be rude

| Don Clemmer | October 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington lists “falsehoods, lies, distortions, half-truths” among the sort of things Catholics should not be saying or spreading. He instead challenges Catholics to “speak the truth with love.”

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