Tag: Easter Vigil

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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Season of Light

Season of Light

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Helena Costanzo of Nativity of Our Lord in St. Paul enjoys Mass by candlelight during the Easter Vigil March 31.

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At Easter, pope calls Christians to be channels of mercy, justice and peace

At Easter, pope calls Christians to be channels of mercy, justice and peace

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis said he would like to bring the good news of Christ’s resurrection to each person on earth, “to every house and every family, especially where suffering is greatest: in hospitals, in prisons.”

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Ideas for celebrating the Church’s ‘three holy days’

Ideas for celebrating the Church’s ‘three holy days’

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Holy Week stands at the head of our calendar, the holiest week of the entire liturgical year. And, the Easter Triduum is the most solemn moment of the Church year.

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Are you joining the Catholic Church at Easter this year?

Are you joining the Catholic Church at Easter this year?

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Rite of Election: The journey continues

Rite of Election: The journey continues

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Rite of Election and The Call to Continuing Conversion was held at the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis on Feb. 17, the first Sunday of Lent.

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Finding God in the darkness

Finding God in the darkness

| April 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

Every time the Vang children used to visit their uncle in St. Paul, they would keep their eyes to the sky for Saint Agnes’ green, onion-shaped dome. The gold cross atop it shone like a beacon, signaling that they were almost there.

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Drawn into the drama of Holy Week

Drawn into the drama of Holy Week

| March 29, 2012

Yes, the drama of this Holy Week is very much like reality TV.

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Rite of Election to be Feb. 26

Rite of Election to be Feb. 26

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt will celebrate the Rite of Election at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. Bishop Lee Piché will preside at the ceremony at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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