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Catholic graduation ceremonies, dates and times

Catholic graduation ceremonies, dates and times

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Scheduled graduation events around the archdiocese

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5 reasons we need to celebrate Mass on Sunday — every week

5 reasons we need to celebrate Mass on Sunday — every week

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday Mass is the focal point of every weekend.

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Shining a spiritual spotlight on abstinence on Lenten Fridays

Shining a spiritual spotlight on abstinence on Lenten Fridays

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lent raises the spotlight on Fridays. It is a day of abstinence from meat for all those age 14 and older.

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‘Mass of Plenty’ shows composer’s love for American spirituals

‘Mass of Plenty’ shows composer’s love for American spirituals

| Father Jan Michael Joncas | February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rob Glover is the long-time director of music ministries at St. Therese in Deephaven, and a well-known composer of liturgical music. In 2003, with the assistance of members of that parish, Rob recorded a collection of his liturgical music entitled “Music in the Air,” featuring his “Mass of Plenty”

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Priests prepare for new Mass prayers

Priests prepare for new Mass prayers

| November 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

Priests around the archdiocese have been poring over liturgical scripts and rehearsing speaking parts in anticipation of the Nov. 27 debut of the new Roman Missal, which will usher in the most significant changes to the Mass in more than 40 years.

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Sacred Liturgy is subject of archbishop’s first pastoral letter

Sacred Liturgy is subject of archbishop’s first pastoral letter

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Since his childhood days growing up in suburban Detroit, Archbishop John Nienstedt said he has had a “love affair” with the Mass, and he hopes his first pastoral letter as head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will help Catholics renew their own love for Christ

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One more step in learning how to pray the Mass well

One more step in learning how to pray the Mass well

| October 27, 2011

Impending arrival of new Roman Missal is about more than learning new words, it’s about drawing closer to the Eucharist

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Taking a final look at the revised Roman Canon

Taking a final look at the revised Roman Canon

| Father John Paul Erickson | October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

We conclude our meditations on the revised Roman Canon by focusing on three sections of the newly translated prayer — the Mystery of Faith, the invocation and memorial of the saints, and that part of the prayer which we call the “final doxology.”

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Taking a closer look at the re-translated Roman Canon

Taking a closer look at the re-translated Roman Canon

| Father John Paul Erickson | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

“To you, therefore, most merciful Father,
we make humble prayer and petition
through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord”

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The Act of Penitence: What’s changing?

The Act of Penitence: What’s changing?

| Father John Paul Erickson | July 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

Christ’s particular love for sinners, despite our willfulness and pride, is a wondrous and liberating revelation. It is, in fact, a critical component of the Good News.

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Dress up, not down for Sunday Mass, even in summertime

Dress up, not down for Sunday Mass, even in summertime

| Father Michael Van Sloun For The Catholic Spirit | June 22, 2011 | 7 Comments

Every year, this sensitive summer subject crops up: What to wear for church.

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New translation is a plus for Catholics

New translation is a plus for Catholics

| James Breig | May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Microsoft Vista and “New Coke” have proven that not every change is for the better. Furthermore, when change comes to important elements of life, it is often resisted with the cry of “we never did it that way before.”

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