Tag: Church

Dolan: Honesty about Church’s flaws might win back fallen-away members

Dolan: Honesty about Church’s flaws might win back fallen-away members

| Peter Finney Jr. | September 25, 2017 | 7 Comments

New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan suggested to more than 400 priests of the state of Louisiana that humbly and openly sharing the “wounds” and shortcomings of the Church might bring those who are alienated back to the practice of the faith.

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Bolder and brighter – Worship and environment

Bolder and brighter – Worship and environment

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

– Assumption prepares to rededicate church after two-year renovation
– Church interior restorer advises exterior upkeep
– International colloquium in St. Paul celebrates traditional sacred music
– UST chapel expansion might be underground

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Father Marvin O’Connell, Church historian, dies

Father Marvin O’Connell, Church historian, dies

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father Marvin O’Connell, 86, a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and professor emeritus of history at the University of Notre Dame, died Aug. 19 at Holy Cross Village in Notre Dame, Indiana.

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Picture perfect autumn day in St. Paul

Picture perfect autumn day in St. Paul

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Early morning sun shines on the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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When you give to your parish, where does your money go?

When you give to your parish, where does your money go?

| December 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

When you put your offering in the collection basket at Mass, make an electronic gift or give a special year-end donation to your parish, *92 cents of every dollar you give stays in your parish or supports initiatives as determined by your parish.

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Synod addresses critical role of family in the Church

Synod addresses critical role of family in the Church

| October 9, 2014

Pope Francis, as you no doubt know by now, has called an Extraordinary Synod of Bishops at the Vatican from Oct. 6-19, 2014. The Synod’s focus and theme is the family. The initial draft, or lineamenta, was circulated widely last fall for comment by anyone in the Church who wished to be so involved. Here in the Archdiocese, literally hundreds of Catholics chose to do so. All those comments, world-wide, were gathered together and formed the basis for the Instrumentum Laboris, which will serve as the agenda for the historic October gathering of bishops, priests, consecrated men and women and lay faithful. The list of participants was released two weeks ago and included several Americans.

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Book on church architecture much more than pretty pictures

Book on church architecture much more than pretty pictures

| Ann Carey | April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

“The Church Building as a Sacred Place: Beauty, Transcendence and the Eternal” by Duncan G. Stroik. Liturgy Training Publications.

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What does it mean to be ‘Church’?

What does it mean to be ‘Church’?

| August 2, 2012

We need time to ‘rest in the Lord’ and ponder the bigger questions of life

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Prayer for Religious Liberty

Prayer for Religious Liberty

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

here is a suggested prayer for conscience rights and religious freedom from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Catholic Minnesota — all in one place

Catholic Minnesota — all in one place

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012 Official Minnesota Catholic Directory – 368 pages of information to help you connect with people and get to churches and institutions across the state – is on sale now. The official state Catholic directory is a resource for everything Catholic in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, Web […]

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Father Joncas honored for theological scholarship

Father Joncas honored for theological scholarship

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Minnesotan Father Mike Joncas will receive the Sophia Award Feb. 12; the honor recognizes his work that discloses “the riches of the liturgical tradition in ever new and creative ways.”

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