Tag: Year of Faith

God is always with us, even when we don’t know it

God is always with us, even when we don’t know it

| Nancy Schulte Palacheck | January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this Year of Faith we have been asked by Pope Benedict XVI to profess (profess the faith in its fullness and with conviction), celebrate (celebrate the faith, especially in the Eucharist) and witness (witness our faith to the world).

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Bearing witness to the Gospel in new ways

Bearing witness to the Gospel in new ways

| December 13, 2012

Last Holy week, 12 seminarians embarked on a mission to bring the Good News to the University of Minnesota campus

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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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Shrine trek proves to be prayerful pilgrimage

Shrine trek proves to be prayerful pilgrimage

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Susan Zachman had extra joy when she arrived at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wis. the morning of Oct. 2.

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Ten ways Catholics can enter into the Year of Faith

Ten ways Catholics can enter into the Year of Faith

| U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops | September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

To honor the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and the 20th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI has announced a Year of Faith, starting Oct. 11 and ending Nov. 24, 2013. The goal is to strengthen the faith of Catholics and draw the world to faith by their example.

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Counting down to the Year of Faith

Counting down to the Year of Faith

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Year of Faith set to begin in October is an opportunity for Catholics to walk more closely with Jesus and renew efforts to make his name known and loved in the world, said the director of the archdiocesan Office of Worship.

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Year of Faith: Pilgrimage

Year of Faith: Pilgrimage

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

We need to think of the life of faith as a journey. When we say “yes” to the Lord, he invites us to follow him, which implies a pilgrimage of discovery and interior growth.

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We are entrusted with a mystery worth living and loving

We are entrusted with a mystery worth living and loving

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Each of us, by our baptism, has been given a share in this gift of faith to embrace and to pass on.

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Bishop Piché to lead Year of Faith pilgrimage to La Crosse shrine

Bishop Piché to lead Year of Faith pilgrimage to La Crosse shrine

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

To inaugurate the Year of Faith, Bishop Lee Piché will lead a pilgrimage on Oct. 2 to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wis.

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Getting ready for the Year of Faith

Getting ready for the Year of Faith

We can mark this special time of grace in many ways in our parishes and in our families

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Survey offers some direction for church to provide better instruction

Survey offers some direction for church to provide better instruction

| Sam Lucero | November 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

According to Pope Benedict, the Year of Faith seeks to help Catholics appreciate their faith and deepen their relationship with God.

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