Tag: Easter Vigil

36 baptized at St. Alphonsus Easter Vigil

36 baptized at St. Alphonsus Easter Vigil

| May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Easter Vigil Mass had an international flavor at St. Alphonsus in Brooklyn Center April 20.

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Muslim father, ‘wanting to be part of something,’ joins Catholic Church

Muslim father, ‘wanting to be part of something,’ joins Catholic Church

| Linda Reeves | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

After questioning the Islamic tradition he had practiced for a few years, Christopher Booty delved into its history and explored other world religions — which eventually led him to Catholicism.

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Thousands of new Catholics expected to join Church at Easter Vigil

Thousands of new Catholics expected to join Church at Easter Vigil

| April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tens of thousands of new Catholics are expected to join the Catholic Church at Easter Vigil liturgies in parishes throughout the United States the night of April 20.

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This is our night for telling stories

This is our night for telling stories

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The priest moved slowly through the shivering crowd, huddled around a roaring fire on the steps of the church, bracing ourselves against the biting wind.

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Roman Missal calls Easter Vigil ‘mother of all vigils’ for a reason

Roman Missal calls Easter Vigil ‘mother of all vigils’ for a reason

| Carol Zimmermann | March 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church pulls out all the stops for the Easter Vigil, the Mass celebrated on Holy Saturday.

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Family’s search for faith brings them to Catholic Church

Family’s search for faith brings them to Catholic Church

| March 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Dalton Renteria visited the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul for the first time Feb. 18, he was struck by the large crucifix behind the altar.

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At ‘mother of all vigils,’ U.S. church welcomes thousands of new Catholics

At ‘mother of all vigils,’ U.S. church welcomes thousands of new Catholics

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

During what the Roman Missal describes as the “mother of all vigils,” the U.S. Catholic Church welcomed thousands of new Catholics at the Easter Vigil April 15 in churches big and small across the country.

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Risen Christ calls all to follow him on path to life, pope says

Risen Christ calls all to follow him on path to life, pope says

| Cindy Wooden and Junno Arocho Esteves | April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesus is the risen shepherd who takes upon his shoulders “our brothers and sisters crushed by evil in all its varied forms,” Pope Francis said before giving his solemn Easter blessing.

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Diving deep into Holy Week

Diving deep into Holy Week

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The liturgies of the Triduum — the evening of Holy Thursday to the evening of Easter Sunday — are unique in the liturgical year. Nowhere else will a priest wash feet, lead extended prayers of the faithful or begin Mass with a fire.

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Unpacking the Easter Vigil

Unpacking the Easter Vigil

| Daniel Muhall | March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

A primer on the longest liturgy of the year

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Woman leaves church shopping behind, prepares to become Catholic

Woman leaves church shopping behind, prepares to become Catholic

| March 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

Woman leaves church shopping behind, prepares to become Catholic

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‘An answer for every cry of the human heart’

‘An answer for every cry of the human heart’

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

U of M parish to usher 17 into Church at Easter

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