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Dominican sisters bring love for Christ and young people to St. Agnes classrooms

Dominican sisters bring love for Christ and young people to St. Agnes classrooms

| Susan Klemond | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Dominican Sister Mary Consolata Klucik walked through the St. Agnes School lunchroom on a recent school day, excited kindergartners and first-graders shouted, “Sister!”

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Calvary Cemetery offers view into St. Paul’s colorful history

Calvary Cemetery offers view into St. Paul’s colorful history

| Doug Hovelson | October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

To know a city, people must walk in the footsteps of those who came before them.

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March for Life in January will emphasize ‘pro-life is pro-science’

March for Life in January will emphasize ‘pro-life is pro-science’

| Kurt Jensen | October 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Next year’s March for Life plans to fortify its pro-life message with science that proves life begins at conception and with a specific focus on stem-cell research.

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Speakers address palliative care, pain management, treating ‘whole person’

Speakers address palliative care, pain management, treating ‘whole person’

| Jo Ann Zuniga | October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

A woman religious suffering from metastatic breast cancer in the final stages received medication to ease severe pain and thanked the doctors and nurses.

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Patients, families urged to learn more about palliative, hospice care

Patients, families urged to learn more about palliative, hospice care

| October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Palliative and hospice care “address the needs of the whole person, which is the foundation of Catholic health care,” said Sister Carol Keehan, a Daughter of Charity, who is president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association, based in St. Louis.

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By helping a mom choose life, woman shows how one person can impact cause

By helping a mom choose life, woman shows how one person can impact cause

| Natalie Hoefer | October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

When David Bereit, founder of 40 Days for Life, spoke at a Right to Life of Indianapolis fundraiser, he shared stories to emphasize how one person can make a difference in the pro-life movement.

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‘Humanae Vitae’ at 50

‘Humanae Vitae’ at 50

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Exploring the landmark 1968 encyclical “Humanae Vitae” ­— “Of Human Life” affirming the Church’s teaching on marriage and contraception.

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Embracing natural family planning

Embracing natural family planning

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Couples share their experience with natural family planning

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With Binz and Shannon, ‘Humanae Vitae’ shaped local Church legacy

With Binz and Shannon, ‘Humanae Vitae’ shaped local Church legacy

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The formation of — and fallout from — “Humanae Vitae” was an intimate affair for leaders of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Among the three American bishops who served on the Vatican’s Pontifical Commission on Population, Family and Birth-rate — popularly known as the “birth control commission” — was Archbishop Leo Binz of St. Paul and Minneapolis, who maintained throughout the commission that every contraceptive act was wrong.

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‘Humanae Vitae’ said rooted in respect church has for human dignity

‘Humanae Vitae’ said rooted in respect church has for human dignity

| Dennis Sadowski | July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fifty years ago, an encyclical was released affirming a long-held teaching of the Catholic Church, yet it became one of the most controversial encyclicals in recent church history.

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Bishop Cozzens spotlights ‘Humanae Vitae’

Bishop Cozzens spotlights ‘Humanae Vitae’

| July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fifty years ago, Blessed Pope Paul VI articulated the gift of the Church’s positive vision of human sexuality in the encyclical “Humanae Vitae,” and its message is a stark contrast to the false vision of sexuality that society promotes, said Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens. An example of that “false vision,” he said, can be found along Minnesota highways in the form of billboards advertising vasectomies.

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Congratulations, jubilarians!

Congratulations, jubilarians!

| July 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Religious women and men mark milestone anniversaries

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