Archive for February, 2020

Archbishop shares MCC counsel with clergy: Prudent not to vote in presidential primary

Archbishop shares MCC counsel with clergy: Prudent not to vote in presidential primary

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda recently shared with priests and deacons some advice from the Minnesota Catholic Conference: It might be best not to vote in the March 3 presidential primary.

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Coronavirus concerns prompt UST to close Rome programs for the semester

Coronavirus concerns prompt UST to close Rome programs for the semester

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Forty-seven students from the University of St. Thomas’ Catholic Studies and St. John Vianney semester studies in Rome will be coming home early because concerns about the coronavirus outbreak in Italy.

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Bishop DeGrood — Homegrown bishop

Bishop DeGrood — Homegrown bishop

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Detailed in this special section are the Feb. 13 ordination Mass in Sioux Falls and a Feb. 16 Mass of Thanksgiving in St. Paul; the family, friends, priests and parishioners who watched him grow and whom he helped lead; as well as the symbols and meaning of his new office.

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Humanity, ethics must be at center of AI technology, pope says

Humanity, ethics must be at center of AI technology, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

The use of artificial intelligence in science and medicine must be guided by ethical standards that place humanity and the pursuit of the common good first, Pope Francis said.

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Dominican brothers use ultramodern means to teach order’s ancient music

Dominican brothers use ultramodern means to teach order’s ancient music

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dominican Brothers Stefan Ansinger and Alexandre Frezzato are teaching people to sing 800-year-old Gregorian chant through free weekly lessons on their YouTube channel called OPChant.

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In Detroit, families begin to see Sundays as a day of rest, togetherness

In Detroit, families begin to see Sundays as a day of rest, togetherness

| Michael Stechschulte | February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

There’s no such thing as the perfect Catholic family.

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Pope skips penance service with Rome clergy due to mild cold

Pope skips penance service with Rome clergy due to mild cold

| Junno Arocho Esteves | February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis did not attend a traditional penitential service with priests of the Diocese of Rome due to a mild cold, the Vatican said.

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Digital Edition – February 27, 2020

Digital Edition – February 27, 2020

| February 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mass convalidations, Gender ideology, Legislative priorities, Dominican Friars to depart from Minneapolis parish, Bishop Donald DeGrood, Dorothy L. Sayers radio plays, Students at Mahtomedi school raise fish and grow vegetables in aquaponics lab

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From readers – February 27, 2020

From readers – February 27, 2020

| February 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Faith and works?
Keep ideology out of it
Survey only part of the picture

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A real Lent

A real Lent

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | February 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Liturgically, Lent is a season. Spiritually, some call it a way of life. Whether an inner journey or an in-house parish pilgrimage, however we move through Lent — through prayer, fasting, almsgiving, works of mercy and penance — all are a means to bring us to the foot of the cross of Jesus Christ. This is a real Lent.

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Una verdadera Cuaresma

Una verdadera Cuaresma

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | February 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Litúrgicamente, la Cuaresma es una temporada. Espiritualmente, algunos lo llaman una forma de vida. Ya sea un viaje interior o una peregrinación parroquial interna, sin embargo nos movemos a través de la Cuaresma —a través de la oración, el ayuno, la limosna, las obras de misericordia y penitencia— son todos un medio para llevarnos al pie de la cruz de Jesucristo. Esta es una verdadera Cuaresma.

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Archbishop Naumann calls Senate rejection of pro-life bills ‘appalling’

Archbishop Naumann calls Senate rejection of pro-life bills ‘appalling’

| February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

By blocking two pro-life bills from going to the floor of the U.S. Senate for a vote, senators “failed to advance two critical human rights reforms that most Americans strongly support,” the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee said late Feb. 25.

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