Tag: Easter Vigil

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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The rich symbols of Holy Week

The rich symbols of Holy Week

| Father John Paul Erickson | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Throughout this week of power and glory, tragedy and eternal triumph, Christians will be witness to a wide variety of rich symbols and sacramental signs, all of which bring us into contact with the saving mysteries we celebrate.

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Finding faith, then finding each other

Finding faith, then finding each other

| April 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Couple meets in North Dakota, prepares for wedding and entry into the Catholic Church

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Becoming Catholic: RCIA brings people into community

Becoming Catholic: RCIA brings people into community

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Easter Vigil at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis April 19 will welcome into the local Church 12 catechumens ?—? those who have never been baptized — and 21 candidates, those baptized in another faith tradition.

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An act of faith

An act of faith

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was witnessing others live out their Catholic faith that inspired K.D. Howells (pictured) to join the Church.

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