Tag: Memorial

The Eucharist as remembrance

The Eucharist as remembrance

| Father Michael Van Sloun | July 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jesus asked his apostles and those who would follow to continue the eucharistic celebration that he began. Paul was the first to record the specific request that Jesus made. After Jesus took the bread and broke it, he said, “This is my body that is for you. Do this in memory of me” (1 Cor 11:24). Likewise, after Jesus offered the cup he said, “Do this, as often as you drink it, in memory of me” (1 Cor 11:25).

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Historic cross on public property can stay, Supreme Court rules

Historic cross on public property can stay, Supreme Court rules

| Carol Zimmermann | June 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a 7-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of preserving a historic cross-shaped memorial in Bladensburg, Maryland saying the cross did not endorse religion.

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Supreme Court offers possible ground for historic memorial cross to stay

Supreme Court offers possible ground for historic memorial cross to stay

| Carol Zimmermann | February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court seemed to lean toward preserving a historic cross-shaped memorial in Maryland Feb. 27 without making overall clarifications about the constitutionality of religious symbols on public property.

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Feast day of St. Paul VI added to universal calendar

Feast day of St. Paul VI added to universal calendar

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Having considered the holiness of St. Paul VI and the influence of his ministry for the Church worldwide, Pope Francis has approved putting the saint on the Church’s universal calendar of feast days as an optional — not obligatory — memorial.

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Christians express concerns over proposed Satanic memorial in Belle Plaine

Christians express concerns over proposed Satanic memorial in Belle Plaine

| June 6, 2017 | 126 Comments

Father Brian Lynch presented serious issues with the proposed Satanic memorial for Belle Plaine’s Veterans Memorial Park at the community’s city council meeting June 5.

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Veterans get hero’s welcome after visit to war memorials in Washington

Veterans get hero’s welcome after visit to war memorials in Washington

| Tom Tracy | November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Minnesota native and Key West retiree Raymond Blazevic vividly remembers being drafted into the U.S. Navy and joining 70,000 other recruits at a boot camp just south of the Canadian border during World War II.

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Crowds gather in churches, parks, plazas to remember Dallas officers

Crowds gather in churches, parks, plazas to remember Dallas officers

| David Sedeno | July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the week since five Dallas area police officers were gunned down, thousands have gathered in churches, parks, plazas, parking lots and a symphony hall to remember the fallen officers, to cry for hope and pray for peace and unity in communities across the country.

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In memory of Quinn

In memory of Quinn

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Family hopes to build a chapel at the University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital

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Mass of remembrance for deceased clergy is set for Nov. 7

Mass of remembrance for deceased clergy is set for Nov. 7

| October 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

Every November, Catholics around the world are asked to pray in a special way for the repose of the souls of the dead. As a way of marking this special month, Archbishop John Nienstedt will be offering a Mass of Remembrance for all Deceased Clergy of the archdiocese at 11:30 a.m., Nov. 7 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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