Tag: Prayer

USCCB releases pope’s book on devil, spiritual tools to combat evil

USCCB releases pope’s book on devil, spiritual tools to combat evil

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has released a new book of Pope Francis’ teachings on the history of the devil, “his empty promises and works” and “how we can actively combat him.”

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Scary prayers that are good for you

Scary prayers that are good for you

| Greg Erlandson | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

I have a short list of scary prayers.

Scary prayers are prayers where even the very words you say seem to convict you.

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Lent a time for self-giving, rather than ‘giving up’

Lent a time for self-giving, rather than ‘giving up’

| March 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

many Catholics continue to think of Lent as a time of giving up something that is appealing to them so they are able to think about the sacrifices Jesus made on our behalf. This, however, fulfills an expectation of the season from the faith perspective of a child, rather than an adult.

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Florida Catholic school’s prayer service marks school shooting anniversary

Florida Catholic school’s prayer service marks school shooting anniversary

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

One day before the anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, neighboring Mary Help of Christians School held a prayer service to pay tribute to the victims.

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When it comes to prayer, there is no room for individualism, pope says

When it comes to prayer, there is no room for individualism, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | February 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Prayer is not just a private and intimate dialogue between a person and God, but rather an opportunity for Christians to bring the needs of others before the Lord, Pope Francis said.

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This year’s Lent could be just what struggling needs

This year’s Lent could be just what struggling needs

| Carol Zimmermann | February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Lent begins March 6, U.S. Catholics will likely be more than ready for it.

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Ten pockets of prayer for the new year

Ten pockets of prayer for the new year

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

January dawns, fresh and clean. The beginning of a new year.

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Hill-Murray family grateful for outpouring of support during son’s recovery

Hill-Murray family grateful for outpouring of support during son’s recovery

| December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Football and faith connections were natural reasons for Academy of Holy Angels senior twins Mitch and Jack Hendrickson to donate their recently-won charity check to support Zach Zarembinski, a senior at Hill-Murray School in Maplewood who has been recovering from a brain hemorrhage suffered during an Oct. 27 football game.

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Annual ‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign takes place Jan. 14-22

Annual ‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign takes place Jan. 14-22

| December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Conference of Catholics Bishops announced Dec. 18 the annual “9 Days for Life” prayer and action campaign will run Jan. 14 to Jan. 22.

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Rosary maker grows his own beads

Rosary maker grows his own beads

| October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

For most of his life, August Bueltel of Savage rarely held a rosary.

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The rosary a reminder to ‘do whatever he tells you’

The rosary a reminder to ‘do whatever he tells you’

| Kate Soucheray | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

I love the rosary. I have slept with one under my pillow for several decades, and as I say it, I often fall asleep. My mother told us when we were young that if we didn’t finish saying an entire rosary, the angels would finish it for us.

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What to make of the crisis in the Church

What to make of the crisis in the Church

| Father Michael Schmitz | September 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father, what do you make of what is in the news about the Church and scandal?

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