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Archdiocesan Youth Day set for Saturday, Oct. 25

Archdiocesan Youth Day set for Saturday, Oct. 25

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Teenagers in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are invited to the third annual Archdiocesan Youth Day Oct. 25. The theme, “Thirst for Happiness,” is inspired by Pope Francis’ message to “be blessed [by being] happy.”

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Update: Episode of local seminarians competing on national Bible game show airs May 22

Update: Episode of local seminarians competing on national Bible game show airs May 22

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three men from the St. Paul Seminary will showcase their knowledge of Scripture during the upcoming season of “The American Bible Challenge” on Game Show Network.

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Mothering the mother

Mothering the mother

| May 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

When the 31-year-old isn’t at home caring for her two daughters, she works as a postpartum doula for families with a new baby, offering support with everything from breast-feeding to folding laundry.

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Congratulations, graduates!

Congratulations, graduates!

– Catholic high school graduation ceremonies
– Reflections written by high school seniors selected by their Catholic schools and parishes

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Archbishop: We are all called to holiness

Archbishop: We are all called to holiness

Archbishop John Nienstedt concelebrated the canonization Mass April 27 for St. John Paul II and St. John XXIII with Pope Francis, Pope Benedict XVI and some 150 cardinals and 700 bishops from around the world. The Catholic Spirit interviewed the archbishop by phone the next day from Rome.

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The faithful walk with Mary

The faithful walk with Mary

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 67th annual Archdiocesan Family Rosary Procession was held on May 4. The procession went from the capitol to the Cathedral of St. Paul, with Bishop Lee Piché walking with the marchers. The event also featured parts of the rosary in Spanish, with Latino Catholics joining in and members of Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Paul helping to carry the statue of Mary

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Thirteenth annual Leading With Faith awards set for August 14

Thirteenth annual Leading With Faith awards set for August 14

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nominations are now being requested from throughout the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Winners will be selected in each of three categories: large business, small business and nonprofit organizations.

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Kids to the rescue, $1 at a time

Kids to the rescue, $1 at a time

| Bridget Ryder | April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

A junior at St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, Andrew Floeder is working to raise $55 million for the Salvation Army, one dollar at a time.

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God provides in Open Window’s ‘Lilies of the Field’

God provides in Open Window’s ‘Lilies of the Field’

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Open Window Theatre will close out its third season with “Lilies of the Field,” the story of a traveling handyman in the mid-1950s who becomes the answer to the prayers of a group of nuns who want to build a chapel in the desert.

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Journey to Easter

Journey to Easter

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pictures from the Triduum

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Praying for life on Good Friday

Praying for life on Good Friday

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of people participated in the annual Good Friday prayer service for life April 18 in front of Planned Parenthood in St. Paul.

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Bus tour highlights positive impact of Catholic schools

Bus tour highlights positive impact of Catholic schools

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Alliance for Catholic Education, a program of the University of Notre Dame, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a cross-country bus tour making stops at 50 schools along the way. The Fighting for Our Children’s Future National Bus Tour included stops at two schools in the archdiocese, Blessed Trinity in Richfield and Good Shepherd in Golden Valley.

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