Tag: Blessed Stanley Rother

Following in namesake’s footsteps led Minnesota priest to his own Latin American mission

Following in namesake’s footsteps led Minnesota priest to his own Latin American mission

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a way, Father Greg Schaffer, 53, was set up from the beginning to serve as a missionary priest in Latin America. But perhaps not in Venezuela.

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In martyr’s ministry, the Gospel of Jesus ‘trumped evil,’ says priest

In martyr’s ministry, the Gospel of Jesus ‘trumped evil,’ says priest

| Kate Blain | September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

To Father Thomas Connery, his old seminary classmate was “a big guy from a farming family” who loved music and worked hard.

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Martyred priest ‘always served those most in need,’ says Guatemalan

Martyred priest ‘always served those most in need,’ says Guatemalan

| Tony Gutierrez | September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wearing a red and black traditional Guatemalan shirt that had belonged to martyred U.S. priest Father Stanley Rother, Ronald Arteaga traveled from his village of Santiago Atitlan to witness the Sept. 23 beatification of the pastor he knew as “Padre Aplas.”

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Blessed Rother ‘an authentic light’ for church and world, says cardinal

Blessed Rother ‘an authentic light’ for church and world, says cardinal

| September 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

If the martyrdom of Blessed Stanley Francis Rother “fills us with sadness,” it also “gives us the joy of admiring the kindness, generosity and courage of a great man of faith,” Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes, said Sept. 23 in Oklahoma City.

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