Tag: Prayer

Pope prays Blessed Paul VI will intercede for ‘church he loved so much’

Pope prays Blessed Paul VI will intercede for ‘church he loved so much’

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

On the 40th anniversary of the death of Blessed Paul VI, Pope Francis went into the grotto under St. Peter’s Basilica to pray at his predecessor’s simple tomb.

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St. Vincent de Paul distributes food, invites prayer in Frogtown

St. Vincent de Paul distributes food, invites prayer in Frogtown

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Instead of fishing for walleye, Ross Feder and company “fished” for people at St. Vincent de Paul in St. Paul during the weekend of the Minnesota fishing opener.

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Black Catholic Leadership Initiative aims to broaden roles, presence across archdiocese

Black Catholic Leadership Initiative aims to broaden roles, presence across archdiocese

| May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

On the heels of last summer’s National Black Catholic Congress in Orlando, local participants organized the Black Catholic Leadership Initiative to put the congress’ themes into play with three focus areas: prayer, youths and justice. The meeting at St. Raphael provided an update of the group’s ongoing work as well as a spiritual retreat.

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Pope leads rosary for peace at Rome shrine

Pope leads rosary for peace at Rome shrine

| Cindy Wooden | May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis visited Rome’s popular Shrine of Our Lady of Divine Love to pray the rosary for peace, especially in Syria.

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Pacem in Terris hermitages offer silence, seclusion

Pacem in Terris hermitages offer silence, seclusion

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

People who make individual retreats in Pacem in Terris’ hermitages make a free-will donation, but the center gets “spiritual paychecks” in the form of letters from former “hermits” that describe their stories and experiences, said Tim Drake, executive director.

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Pray with courage, conviction, not mindlessly like a parrot, pope says

Pray with courage, conviction, not mindlessly like a parrot, pope says

| January 12, 2018 | 3 Comments

Prayer is a “high stakes” endeavor, requiring courage, perseverance and patience, Pope Francis said.

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St. John Paul II relic coming to archdiocese

St. John Paul II relic coming to archdiocese

| Susan Klemond | November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The relic consists of a small ampoule of the saint’s blood, which is set in a gold-covered metal reliquary molded to look like an open lectionary.

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Entering the storm

Entering the storm

| Vincenzo Randazzo | November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

A friend told me about a family stuck in a blizzard late at night in an unfamiliar, remote area. They’d seen no one else on the road in hours. Their car, though safe and mechanically sound, ran out of gas. Their cell phones were dead, and even if they had power, reception was low.

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Mass is a time of silence and prayer, not idle chitchat, pope says

Mass is a time of silence and prayer, not idle chitchat, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

Mass is the highest form of prayer and not an appropriate moment for small talk, Pope Francis said.

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How can I pray better instead of just rambling?

How can I pray better instead of just rambling?

| Father Michael Schmitz | October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Q. I know that prayer needs to be a part of my life, but I never know what to say. I find myself either daydreaming or just rambling to God. How can I pray better?

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Las Vegas Catholic churches, schools respond to shooting with prayers

Las Vegas Catholic churches, schools respond to shooting with prayers

| Carol Zimmermann | October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Students at St. Viator Parish School in Las Vegas began school Oct. 2 — hours after the mass shooting in that city — by praying the rosary together in the school gym.

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Congressman Scalise credits power of prayer for his shooting recovery

Congressman Scalise credits power of prayer for his shooting recovery

| Carol Zimmermann | September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Three and a half months after he was shot during an early morning baseball practice, Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise, the House majority whip, received thunderous applause and standing ovations from the House floor Sept. 28 where he attributed his recovery to the power of prayer.

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