Tag: Mary

Statue of Mary vandalized; some St. Thomas students criticize administration response

Statue of Mary vandalized; some St. Thomas students criticize administration response

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nearly 200 University of St. Thomas students and staff prayerfully processed across the St. Paul campus March 21 as an act of reparation for a vandalized Mary statue in Ireland Hall.

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Mary inspires, assists those seeking their vocation, pope says

Mary inspires, assists those seeking their vocation, pope says

| Carol Glatz | March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Signing his document dedicated to young people, faith and discernment, Pope Francis said Mary, the Mother of God, is a source of inspiration and strength for everyone who seeks to understand their vocation and remain faithful to it.

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Emmanuel: The name sums up the Christmas message

Emmanuel: The name sums up the Christmas message

| David Gibson | December 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

We know what kind of person the infant Jesus born on the first Christmas would be in adult life: someone known for drawing near to others and walking with them in their actual lives.

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With a mother’s heart, Mary raises up the abandoned, pope says at Mass

With a mother’s heart, Mary raises up the abandoned, pope says at Mass

| Junno Arocho Esteves | December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just as she did hundreds of years ago from a small hill in Tepeyac, Mexico, Mary accompanies the downtrodden and the lowly like a mother caring for her children.

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Be inspired by Mary, Christ’s first lay disciple, pope tells laypeople

Be inspired by Mary, Christ’s first lay disciple, pope tells laypeople

| Carol Glatz | May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

During a quick morning visit to Tuscany, Pope Francis praised two lay communities there that are dedicated to living out the Gospel values of reciprocal love and cooperation.

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Catholics get chance to celebrate, think about Mary with new feast day

Catholics get chance to celebrate, think about Mary with new feast day

The Catholic Church doesn’t often add new celebrations to its pretty full liturgical calendar, but this year’s new feast day, Mary, Mother of the Church on May 21, has Catholics gearing up to mark the day or at least think a little more about Mary.

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The devil is a big loser, but he still manages to trick people, pope says

The devil is a big loser, but he still manages to trick people, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The devil is “a loser,” but he still tricks people into giving him power, Pope Francis said.

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Mary, a model of holiness

Mary, a model of holiness

| Kate Soucheray | May 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

May is the month of Mary, a woman revered and respected by Catholics and Christians around the world for her sacredness and leadership. Throughout the year, but especially during this month, we are reminded of Mary’s strength of character, her devotion to family, her unshakable faith in God’s promises and her simple, humble holiness.

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Mary, the perfect model

Mary, the perfect model

| Jacqui Skemp | December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Our first Christmas as a married couple, my husband and I stood side by side at the vigil Mass, both fully aware of the child growing within me.

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Mary teaches people to hope in life’s darkest moments, pope says

Mary teaches people to hope in life’s darkest moments, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mary, like many mothers throughout the world, is an example of strength and courage in accepting new life and in sharing the suffering of their children, Pope Francis said.

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Family Rosary Procession in St. Paul turns 70

Family Rosary Procession in St. Paul turns 70

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The prayerful walk for all ages from the State Capitol grounds to the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul begins 2 p.m. May 7 with Archbishop Bernard Hebda leading.

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