Tag: Pope John Paul II

No secret: Last three popes share close bond to Fatima

No secret: Last three popes share close bond to Fatima

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Recent popes have had a special affection for Our Lady of Fatima, but no pope’s connection can match that of St. John Paul II.

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UST students attract publicity during trip to Poland

UST students attract publicity during trip to Poland

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

A group of 26 students from the University of St. Thomas went to Poland last month to study St. John Paul II at The St. John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. The pope, who died in 2005, taught there for 25 years before being elected pope in 1978.

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EWTN to air Easter, canonization programs

EWTN to air Easter, canonization programs

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday
Urbi et Orbi: Message and Blessing
Easter Sunday Mass
Pope John Paul II Canonization Celebration and Vigil

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Northeast Minneapolis Catholics to sing in honor of new saints

Northeast Minneapolis Catholics to sing in honor of new saints

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

A special choir will lead the Holy Cross congregation in song at its 11 a.m. Mass April 27 celebrating the canonization of popes John Paul II and John XXIII. All are welcome to attend.

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The making of a bishop

The making of a bishop

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

A look back at Bishop Cozzens’ childhood and formation, in photos.

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At St. Peter’s Basilica, bishops reflect on call to serve

At St. Peter’s Basilica, bishops reflect on call to serve

| March 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The bishops were on the third day of their weeklong “ad limina” visit to Rome. They will return to St. Peter’s Basilica later in the week to pray at St. Peter’s tomb.

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NE Minneapolis celebrates beatification with prayer, party

NE Minneapolis celebrates beatification with prayer, party

| May 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

Genna Lizakowski and Adam Kostanecki, members of the Polish folk dance group, Chabry, comprised of teens, performs May 1 at Pope John Paul II School in northeast Minneapolis to mark the beatification of the school’s namesake.

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Celebrating Easter and Pope John Paul II

Celebrating Easter and Pope John Paul II

| April 28, 2011

At least 643 persons entered the church in this archdiocese at the recent Easter Vigil, either as catechumens (those who had never been baptized) or as candidates for full communion in the Catholic Church (Christians who were baptized in a Christian denomination other than Cath­olic).

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John Paul II’s words offer guidance for budget debates

John Paul II’s words offer guidance for budget debates

| April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

“You must never be content to leave them just the crumbs of the feast,” he said of the poor. “You must take of your substance, and not just of your abundance, in order to help them. And you must treat them like guests at your family table.”

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Pope was devoted to people, prayer

Pope was devoted to people, prayer

| February 16, 2011

I hope that the recent announcement by our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, that he would beatify his predecessor, Pope John Paul II, brought a sense of joy to the hearts of Catholics and non-Catholics alike.

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A lesson in communication from a King and a pope

A lesson in communication from a King and a pope

| January 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

As a newspaper staff, we also understand the power of words to communicate important information, thoughts and ideas. Words can inspire people, motivate them and build them up.

But the flip side is also true: Words can be used intentionally or carelessly and do harm to others. They can poison discussion and tear people down.

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All of late pope’s life pointed to Christ, writes biographer in sequel

All of late pope’s life pointed to Christ, writes biographer in sequel

| October 13, 2010 | 1 Comment

It was Good Friday 2005, and Pope John Paul II was too weak to attend the Way of the Cross at the Colosseum, an 18th century tradition reestablished by Pope Paul VI in 1964. His aides brought in a TV as a means of participation, and he watched the throng of people meditate on the passion, holding candles in the dark against the domineering Roman arches.

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