Tag: Office of Marriage

Early Catholic Family Life teaches preschoolers, unites parents

Early Catholic Family Life teaches preschoolers, unites parents

| Susan Klemond | March 30, 2017 | 2 Comments

Developed in 2000 by a couple in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Early Catholic Family Life offers a way for children to learn about God with their first educators of the faith — their parents — who, in turn, build relationships and get support and ideas from other parents, say co-founders Alan and Joanne Foley.

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Conference speaker: World needs ‘men of conscience’

Conference speaker: World needs ‘men of conscience’

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Near the end of the Archdiocesan Men’s Conference March 22, Father Bill Baer, the event’s emcee, invited boys 18 and under to come forward to the stage at the University of St. Thomas Field House to greet speaker Brian Bonin.

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Some 1,700 men gather for prayer, inspiration

Some 1,700 men gather for prayer, inspiration

| March 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

As Archbishop John Nienstedt looked out over the audience at the annual Archdiocesan Men’s Conference March 16 at the University of St. Thomas, he was humbled by what he saw — all 1,600 chairs filled and about 100 more men standing.

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Kathy Laird: Retired, but still an award winner

Kathy Laird: Retired, but still an award winner

| May 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

Laird, who recently retired as the director of the archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life, was honored earlier this week by Relevant Radio with its Christ Brings Hope Award.

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Catholics urged to make voices heard in public square

Catholics urged to make voices heard in public square

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you’re a Catholic who is hesitant about getting involved in the political process on behalf of the church and advocating for public policies consistent with church teaching, Anthony Picarello Jr. has some advice for you: “Don’t be afraid.”

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News Notes: Longtime champion for life to retire at end of year

News Notes: Longtime champion for life to retire at end of year

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Also:

– $109,000 goes to Basilica
– DVD marks merger
– Praying for your enemies

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Find out how faith should influence political decisions

Find out how faith should influence political decisions

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Catholics in the Public Square” will explore the responsibilities of Catholics in political life and how to vote your conscience when no candidate expresses Catholic views.

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