Tag: Faith

Faith wobbles sometimes; what counts is calling for God’s help, pope says

Faith wobbles sometimes; what counts is calling for God’s help, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | August 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Everyone, including the pope, experiences trials that can shake his or her faith; the key to survival is to call out to the Lord for help, Pope Francis said.

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Vacation Bible School, Totus Tuus, Extreme Faith Camp make coronavirus adjustments

Vacation Bible School, Totus Tuus, Extreme Faith Camp make coronavirus adjustments

| July 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Nine-year-old Nicholas Costa still gets excited when he talks about his first two times attending Vacation Bible School at Sts. Joachim and Anne in Shakopee.

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Hope cannot be quarantined

Hope cannot be quarantined

| Liz Kelly | April 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Like most of the rest of the world, my husband and I spent the Triduum crouched over my little laptop streaming the Holy Week services. And while, for once in my life I was actually grateful for the technology that made this possible, it was a far cry from all my Easter heart would hope. Yours too, I’m sure.

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A renewed commitment to our faith

A renewed commitment to our faith

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

This new year offers us an opportunity for a renewed commitment to our faith. It can begin with a greater commitment to having faith in God, a God we can trust and rely on completely, in all situations, regardless of whether we fully believe he can help us.

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Like water, Christians becomes stagnant if not moving, pope says

Like water, Christians becomes stagnant if not moving, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Christians can become stagnant if they do not have the crashing waves of hope moving in their lives, Pope Francis said.

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Embracing God’s gift of faith

Embracing God’s gift of faith

| Father Tom Walker | August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sister Della Boucher and members of her community of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet were holding vigil during her final hours here on earth. One close friend asked this very faith-filled servant of God if she had any fear approaching death. Sister Della replied:
No, but I’m very curious to know what Jesus looks like.

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College graduate: Patience, prayer make a difference

College graduate: Patience, prayer make a difference

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Listen to your heart, pray, be patient and have faith.

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Chaput: Testing of Christianity today not a defeat but a new awakening

Chaput: Testing of Christianity today not a defeat but a new awakening

| Julie Asher | April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

For the past three centuries, Western societies have worked hard to “to construct a harmonious moral life through human reason alone, without God,” but “it doesn’t work,” Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput told a New York audience April 27.

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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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Faith is passed on at home, pope tells parents at baptism

Faith is passed on at home, pope tells parents at baptism

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Faith isn’t something learned just by studying the catechism but rather is a gift passed on to children by the example of their parents, Pope Francis said.

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What role can social media play in evangelization?

What role can social media play in evangelization?

| October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

These days, one is hard-pressed to find people who speak positively about social media. In fact, a quick Google search of the term “social media” brings about doom-and-gloom articles discussing how social media have brought about the ruin of our institutions, turned us into antisocial scrollers and are the root source of depression and anxiety.

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Hipster, author, convert: Millennial finds freedom in the faith

Hipster, author, convert: Millennial finds freedom in the faith

| Jonathan Liedl | October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Eight years ago, Tyler Blanski was a long-haired denizen of Uptown Minneapolis, a “spiritual, but not religious” Christian hipster. He painted houses in the summer, recorded music in the winter, and was making plans to go to Anglican seminary to become a self-described “slum priest.”

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