Tag: Mary

Mary, the perfect model

Mary, the perfect model

| Jacqui Skemp | December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Our first Christmas as a married couple, my husband and I stood side by side at the vigil Mass, both fully aware of the child growing within me.

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Mary teaches people to hope in life’s darkest moments, pope says

Mary teaches people to hope in life’s darkest moments, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mary, like many mothers throughout the world, is an example of strength and courage in accepting new life and in sharing the suffering of their children, Pope Francis said.

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Family Rosary Procession in St. Paul turns 70

Family Rosary Procession in St. Paul turns 70

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The prayerful walk for all ages from the State Capitol grounds to the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul begins 2 p.m. May 7 with Archbishop Bernard Hebda leading.

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WINE conference keynotes talk ‘saints in the making,’ spiritual motherhood

WINE conference keynotes talk ‘saints in the making,’ spiritual motherhood

| Sarah Moon | February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The conference, with the theme, “Small Things, Great Love: It’s What We Do,” included speakers, confession, prayer teams, shopping at Catholic vendors and Mass with Bishop Andrew Cozzens.

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Mary teaches us to hope in her son, Jesus Christ

Mary teaches us to hope in her son, Jesus Christ

| Deacon Barry Reuwsaat | December 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

When I was in third grade, I spent many days playing backyard football with my friends. On one particular occasion, I was tackled on the cement and fractured my left collarbone. I got up and walked home to see my mother for help.

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Looking to Mary’s example during Advent

Looking to Mary’s example during Advent

| Kelly Bothum | December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patience is like a parking space at the mall on Black Friday — it exists but it sure seems in short supply.

Instead, impatience has become the default. We don’t like waiting for anything — for traffic lights, for weight loss or even commercials that interrupt our favorite shows. Even Christmas trees now come already decorated.

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Father James Zappa, was pastor and actor

Father James Zappa, was pastor and actor

| November 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Along with pastoring a large suburban parish, the priest who is remembered for his kindness was also a regular in the cast at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, playing a cardinal of the Church.

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Pilgrim Virgin statue to be in Mendota Oct. 10

Pilgrim Virgin statue to be in Mendota Oct. 10

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Veneration of the statue will be open to the public from 1:30-to-3 p.m. Oct. 10 at St. Peter Church, Mendota.

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Mary in mosaics on exhibit at Basilica of St. Mary

Mary in mosaics on exhibit at Basilica of St. Mary

| June 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Solace” is one of the works in an exhibit of the art of Kathy Mellin Grubbs, “Mary in Mosaics,” running through July 12 in a gallery in the lower level of the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.

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Rosary feast for Mary

Rosary feast for Mary

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 2,000 children from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis participated in the Children’s Rosary Pilgrimage at the Cathedral of St. Paul Oct. 7.

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Mary is surest guide for leading us to Jesus

Mary is surest guide for leading us to Jesus

“In the blessed encounter between Mary and Elizabeth, we discover the role of the Blessed Virgin as bearing Christ to the world. But as baptized believers, we, too, share in that noble vocation, and we, too, are bound to bringing Christ to others, giving birth to him by lives of compassion, service, and witness.”

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