Tag: RCIA

With love and listening, Landings guides returning Catholics back to pews

With love and listening, Landings guides returning Catholics back to pews

| Elizabeth Bachmann | July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

One hot August night in 2005, Melanie Rigney found solace standing awkwardly in the cool vestibule of St. Charles Borromeo Church, the first church she had entered during the 20 years that saw her married, divorced, bankrupt and uprooted from her hometown in Nebraska to Washington.

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Family’s search for faith brings them to Catholic Church

Family’s search for faith brings them to Catholic Church

| March 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Dalton Renteria visited the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul for the first time Feb. 18, he was struck by the large crucifix behind the altar.

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Musically talented priest Father Gorman dies at 62

Musically talented priest Father Gorman dies at 62

| January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

A priest known for his music in ministry, Father James David Gorman died Jan. 4 at the age of 62.

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Joining the Church

Joining the Church

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

What RCIA means for the whole community

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‘An answer for every cry of the human heart’

‘An answer for every cry of the human heart’

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

U of M parish to usher 17 into Church at Easter

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Embracing the Church that speaks to humanity

Embracing the Church that speaks to humanity

| Jeff Hensley | January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

As I came to know more about Catholicism, I discovered that the Church spoke to all aspects of humanity — holiness, personal relationships, family life, social justice, the economy and issues of war and peace, among them. The Scriptures for Feb. 1 remind me of that spiritual reawakening.

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Finding faith, then finding each other

Finding faith, then finding each other

| April 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Couple meets in North Dakota, prepares for wedding and entry into the Catholic Church

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Becoming Catholic: RCIA brings people into community

Becoming Catholic: RCIA brings people into community

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Easter Vigil at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis April 19 will welcome into the local Church 12 catechumens ?—? those who have never been baptized — and 21 candidates, those baptized in another faith tradition.

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An act of faith

An act of faith

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was witnessing others live out their Catholic faith that inspired K.D. Howells (pictured) to join the Church.

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Joining the Church: ‘There is no greater joy’

Joining the Church: ‘There is no greater joy’

| March 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

Jareck Horton grew up Baptist, but said he later lost his faith. When he started searching again, the people who surrounded him, like his sponsor Steve Ricci, along with things he read, led him to Catholicism.

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Rite of Election is opportunity to show support for those entering Church

Rite of Election is opportunity to show support for those entering Church

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of catechumens and candidates seeking full initiation into the Catholic Church will gather Feb. 17, the first Sunday of Lent, for the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.

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RCIA not just for new Catholics: A process for deepening faith

RCIA not just for new Catholics: A process for deepening faith

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every year, hundreds of adults and children in the archdiocese begin a journey to full membership in the Catholic Church. This year 745 people are preparing to receive the sacraments of initiation during the Easter Vigil.

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