Tag: Religion

Who goes on retreats?

Who goes on retreats?

| February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Regular retreat attendees describe the benefits: They’re better Catholics, a father-son duo say; co-workers say “You’re different” when she gets back from being on retreat.

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In college town, St. Dominic touts faith and formation

In college town, St. Dominic touts faith and formation

| January 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

In education-minded Northfield, Minnesota, the Catholic grade school competes with small class sizes and a focus on student progress throughout the year, not just at report card time.

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Men: ‘Come and be renewed’ at pilgrimage to shrine in La Crosse Oct. 10

Men: ‘Come and be renewed’ at pilgrimage to shrine in La Crosse Oct. 10

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

A special men-only pilgrimage is an opportunity to strengthen the faith to live as a Catholic man.

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Faith and fiesta merge at Dia de La Familia

Faith and fiesta merge at Dia de La Familia

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Music, Mass, food and fun were all part of a special day to celebrate the culture of Latino Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Steubenville conferences fuel young people in the faith

Steubenville conferences fuel young people in the faith

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Steubenville North summer 2015 conference continues through July 26 on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas.

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Laughter, roadblocks and trust in God

Laughter, roadblocks and trust in God

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

After performing in an uproariously funny skit about trust, Phat Tran shared his faith journey.

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Catholic Vietnamese youth at crossroads of cultures

Catholic Vietnamese youth at crossroads of cultures

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Youth ministry leaders of the Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth Movement convened in St. Paul, Minn., July 17-19, for inspiration and support to better be able to share their faith and their culture with younger generations.

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Q & A with ‘Mary in Mosaics’ artist

Q & A with ‘Mary in Mosaics’ artist

| June 15, 2015 | 2 Comments

Creating mosaics are a form of prayer for Kathy Mellin Grubbs, a St. Paul artist who shares about her devotion to Mary and how she incorporates her faith into her art.

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New home in the works for the homeless in St. Paul

New home in the works for the homeless in St. Paul

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis launched a $40 million capital campaign for a new vision for the Dorothy Day Center that would house, shelter and care for homeless people in St. Paul in a more dignified way than on mats on the floor as they do now at Dorothy Day.

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Columnist combines sports and religion to awaken the spiritual

Columnist combines sports and religion to awaken the spiritual

| John Rosengren | September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

In his new book “Faith On First,” a collection of his religion columns that originally appeared in the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press, Charles Honey’s dual passions for religion and sports converge in these columns, where he turns a benevolent eye toward both.

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Decline of family linked to drop in religious practice, author says

Decline of family linked to drop in religious practice, author says

| Susan Klemond | May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mary Eberstadt, author of “How the West Really Lost God,” delivered the keynote address May 3 at a conference hosted by the Siena Symposium for Women, Family and Culture at the University of St. Thomas.

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Sex, Truth and the Illumination of our Guilt

Sex, Truth and the Illumination of our Guilt

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guilt has gotten a lot of bad press recently. We live in an age where guilt is practically always something bad, something to get past with the help of a shrink. Particularly when discussing sex, people will declare that religion and morality do nothing more than make people feel guilty. Andrew Aaron, a sex and marriage therapist in New Bedford, Massachusetts seems to subscribe to this view: “Through centuries,” he writes, “religious education has associated sex with what is wrong and sinful rather than what is sacred. Instead of an expression of the divine, sex is suspiciously regarded as weakness of the flesh. The result of this influence is that sexuality, a natural part of being human, is tainted with shame, guilt, and ambivalence.”

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