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San Francisco archbishop asks city to ease Mass restrictions

San Francisco archbishop asks city to ease Mass restrictions

| September 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco has asked the city’s mayor and health officials to ease attendance restrictions on public Masses the archbishop says are unfair. Currently, Masses may be celebrated only outdoors in San Francisco, with only 12 attendees. According to archdiocesan spokesman Mike Brown, a dozen priests have been celebrating Masses simultaneously […]

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Stillwater teens walk 22 miles in pilgrimage to Cathedral of St. Paul

Stillwater teens walk 22 miles in pilgrimage to Cathedral of St. Paul

| September 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Gospel passage read at weekend Masses Aug. 29 and 30 came to life on one of the most picture-perfect weather days of the summer. 

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Receiving the Eucharist as first, last, only

Receiving the Eucharist as first, last, only

| Father Scott Carl | July 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Priest of Jesus Christ celebrate this Holy Mass as if it were your first Mass, your last Mass, your only Mass.” This saying greets a priest in the sacristy anywhere in the world of the Missionaries of Charity of St. Teresa of Calcutta.

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Archdiocese calls attention to new Minnesota mask mandate

Archdiocese calls attention to new Minnesota mask mandate

| July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis July 24 updated guidance for laity and clergy on masks at Mass and other liturgies during the coronavirus pandemic: They are now required.

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Masking at Mass: Some will, some won’t — but many have strong opinions

Masking at Mass: Some will, some won’t — but many have strong opinions

| July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

In practice, mask-wearing varies dramatically in parishes across the archdiocese, with some Catholics reporting it’s a requirement at their parish, and others saying few people wear masks at their parish.

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Mass in three dimensions once again

Mass in three dimensions once again

| Greg Erlandson | July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Have you started going back to Mass yet?

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Masses allowed to resume, but for most, 10-person limit too small

Masses allowed to resume, but for most, 10-person limit too small

| Joe Ruff and Maria Wiering | May 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

For most, the 10-person limit too small

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‘Modest resurgence’ seen in the use of chant at Mass

‘Modest resurgence’ seen in the use of chant at Mass

| Mark Pattison | May 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Catholics return to their churches as coronavirus-induced lockdowns ease up, they’re not likely to be confronted with a bunch of unfamiliar words in Latin printed in some medieval-era typeface with notes in the shape of squares rather than ovals.

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Vatican approves special ‘Mass in the Time of Pandemic’

Vatican approves special ‘Mass in the Time of Pandemic’

| Cindy Wooden | April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments has approved a special “Mass in the Time of Pandemic” to plead for God’s mercy and gift of strength in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

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How to live without Mass

How to live without Mass

| Father Michael Schmitz | April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Q. Masses have been canceled. How are we supposed to survive as Catholics, much less continue to grow and raise our families in the faith?

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Parishes across archdiocese streaming Masses, prayers

Parishes across archdiocese streaming Masses, prayers

| March 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Many parishes are offering daily Mass in addition to weekend Masses, making it possible for Catholics to participate in Mass every day during Gov. Tim Walz’s stay-at-home order, which continues through April 10.

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Proximity to Mass important to many Catholic seniors

Proximity to Mass important to many Catholic seniors

| March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Paul Miterko had a series of back injuries and surgeries at age 74. At one point, he needed a hoist to get him in and out of bed. Today at 80, he still has pain but he gets around using a walker. 

One benefit of mobility: He can walk to Mass on his own, using a covered walkway that connects Epiphany Senior Housing where he lives to Epiphany church in Coon Rapids. 

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