Tag: Blessed Sacrament

Lent a time for self-giving, rather than ‘giving up’

Lent a time for self-giving, rather than ‘giving up’

| March 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

many Catholics continue to think of Lent as a time of giving up something that is appealing to them so they are able to think about the sacrifices Jesus made on our behalf. This, however, fulfills an expectation of the season from the faith perspective of a child, rather than an adult.

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Take it to eucharistic adoration

Take it to eucharistic adoration

| Deacon Gordon Bird | February 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament warms, transforms and sustains the hearts of many a pilgrim people looking to rest in Jesus. This is sage counsel and sound spiritual direction of which I have often been a needy recipient. I’ve been searching not necessarily for answers, but for peace. I’ve turned to adoration to lift a personal burden, offer prayers of petitions for others, and pray a rosary or the Liturgy of the Hours while gazing at our Lord.

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Chesterton Academy students begin studies at new St. Paul campus

Chesterton Academy students begin studies at new St. Paul campus

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chesterton Academy opened its new campus in St. Paul Aug. 28 as 19 students began their school year.

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Support for miscarriage; lamp for Blessed Sacrament

Support for miscarriage; lamp for Blessed Sacrament

| Father Kenneth Doyle | January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Q. Until my own personal experience in losing a child, I had no realization as to how deeply a miscarried baby can touch one’s heart. I am still puzzled that the Catholic Church does not have something more formal for grieving parents after a miscarriage occurs. Are there any resources, prayers or rituals available for the numerous parents who sit with empty arms?

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Blessed Sacrament parishioners bid farewell to church

Blessed Sacrament parishioners bid farewell to church

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

For five generations, the Fitzgerald family has called the Blessed Sacrament on LaCrosse Avenue in St. Paul its spiritual home. Many returned one last time to say goodbye to the parish building, which closed after a final Mass Jan. 11.

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Blessed Sacrament building to close its doors in January

Blessed Sacrament building to close its doors in January

| December 17, 2014 | 7 Comments

Mike Conners and his wife, Sue, married at Blessed Sacrament in St. Paul. All four of their children were baptized, received their first Communion and were confirmed at the parish. They all graduated from the parish school before it closed in 2005.

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Priest seeks to foster healing at parish in wake of misconduct allegations

Priest seeks to foster healing at parish in wake of misconduct allegations

| July 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

Father Timothy Cloutier hopes his new assignment at Blessed Sacrament parish in St. Paul will foster healing and renewal for parishioners in the wake of allegations that their former pastor engaged in misconduct involving a minor.

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New prayer text hearkens back to Old Testament prophesy

New prayer text hearkens back to Old Testament prophesy

| Father John Paul Erickson | October 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

“Take this, all of you, and eat of it, for this is my Body, which will be given up for you. . . . Take this, all of you, and drink from it, for this is the chalice of my Blood, the Blood of the new and eternal covenant, which will be poured out for you and for many for the forgiveness of sins. Do this in memory of me.”

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Digital Edition – June 23, 2011

Digital Edition – June 23, 2011

| June 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

U.S. bishops tackle big issues. Blessed Sacrament is focus of annual procession. Teaching kids healthy money habits. Senior Living.

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