Tag: Mass

What is happening at Mass?

What is happening at Mass?

| Bishop Robert Barron | October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

As many Catholics know, the Second Vatican Council famously referred to the liturgy as the “source and summit of the Christian life.” And following the prompts of the great figures of the liturgical movement in the first half of the twentieth century, the Council Fathers called for a fuller, more conscious, and more active participation in the liturgy on the part of Catholics.

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To have Mass, we need to foster priestly vocations

To have Mass, we need to foster priestly vocations

| Deacon Stephan Najarian | October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesus used many parables to describe the kingdom of heaven. It’s like a mustard seed, a treasure buried in a field, a pearl of great price, and, as we hear this Sunday, like a wedding feast. The Book of Revelation describes heaven as the eternal wedding feast of the Lamb: Jesus the bridegroom, celebrating the union with his bride, the Church, in one huge banquet for all eternity.

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Father Leopold Lego kit brings the Mass to children

Father Leopold Lego kit brings the Mass to children

| Kateri Schmidt | September 12, 2017 | 1 Comment

Stephen and Jennifer Maas’ family business, Domestic Church Supply Company, carries one product: a Lego kit that brings the mystery of the Mass into the living rooms of families around the world.

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Fathering at Mass

Fathering at Mass

| Vincenzo Randazzo | August 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I remember how the Church I grew up in did not have statues or artwork or anything really interesting to look at, so as a small child I would kind of rotate between watching the ceiling fans and playing with my brother, or I would lean on my Dad and just doze off. On the other hand, a friend who grew up attending a beautiful church said that he would observe the stained glass, often from his father’s arms, during the whole liturgy.

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Faith takes center court for Jr. NBA award-winning coach Berran

Faith takes center court for Jr. NBA award-winning coach Berran

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before playing a state championship game earlier this year, the players on Carrie Berran’s seventh-grade girls basketball traveling team gathered for prayer.

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Rural Life Sunday a celebration of agriculture’s significance

Rural Life Sunday a celebration of agriculture’s significance

| Anne Fredrickson | June 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Dahlheimers’ Center City farm is the site of the annual Archdiocesan Rural Life Sunday Mass, hosted by their parish, St. Bridget of Sweden in Lindstrom, 2 p.m. June 25.

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Memorial Day Masses planned at cemeteries May 29

Memorial Day Masses planned at cemeteries May 29

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

10 a.m. rain or shine at the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Catholic cemeteries

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The power of witness

The power of witness

| Vincenzo Randazzo | December 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

On a Tuesday morning some months ago, I woke up without my alarm. I looked at my clock, and it was exactly 5 a.m. Typically this is like finding a forgotten $5 in my pocket; I have a whole extra hour to sleep! But a new thought entered my mind that morning: “You should go to confession and Mass.”

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Why do we say ‘I am not worthy’ at Mass?

Why do we say ‘I am not worthy’ at Mass?

| Father Michael Schmitz | November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

I struggle each Mass when the congregation says, “I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof … .” I understand its biblical significance, but maybe I’m just bothered by the phrase “I am not worthy.” My parents taught me I am worthy because I’m a child of God. We are all worthy just by the fact we were created in God’s image.

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Experts: Cardinal Sarah’s Mass comments encourage what canon law permits

Experts: Cardinal Sarah’s Mass comments encourage what canon law permits

| Colleen Dulle | July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recent comments by a high-ranking Vatican official have sparked questions about the direction priests should face while celebrating Mass, but the Vatican spokesman said Pope Francis has made it clear no changes are foreseen.

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Twins making Sunday Mass available for teams and staff

Twins making Sunday Mass available for teams and staff

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota team is the latest in Major League Baseball to offer pre-game Sunday Masses for Catholic ballplayers, coaches and team employees who have to be at Target Field early in the day.

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Calix Society brings spirituality to addiction recovery

Calix Society brings spirituality to addiction recovery

| Susan Klemond | February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Calix Society (“calix” is Latin for “chalice”) is an international organization founded in Minneapolis almost 70 years ago that began by offering spiritual support to Catholics recovering from alcoholism. Now with nearly 500 members in the United States and Europe, it is open to anyone affected by any form of addiction.

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