Tag: Vespers

Year of Consecrated Life to help laity learn more about religious

Year of Consecrated Life to help laity learn more about religious

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has dedicated 2015 to be the Year of Consecrated Life. Events are planned in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis beginning Nov. 30.

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Young professionals find faith, fellowship at vespers event

Young professionals find faith, fellowship at vespers event

| Jennifer Janikula | October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Young adults attend Vespers at Lourdes every second Thursday of the month for prayer and a brief lecture about seeking holiness in today’s world, as well as fellowship.

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‘O Antiphons’ during Advent’s last days invoke Messiah’s titles

‘O Antiphons’ during Advent’s last days invoke Messiah’s titles

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The O Antiphons, also known as the Greater Antiphons, are a set of seven separate antiphons, each beginning with an “O,” and followed by a title or special attribute of the Christ-child whose birth will be commemorated on Christmas.

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Archbishop calls Catholics to shine ‘light of faith’

Archbishop calls Catholics to shine ‘light of faith’

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Patrick and Mary Tschumper stood in the late afternoon glow at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis Oct. 14 hoping to fan into flame their faith. Positioned in a pew near the front, they lit candles and listened to Archbishop John Nienstedt kick off the Year of Faith proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI with a vespers (evening prayer) service.

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Vespers service at basilica to mark start of Year of Faith

Vespers service at basilica to mark start of Year of Faith

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt will preside at a solemn vespers service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, liturgically marking the beginning of the Year of Faith within the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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