Tag: Mass

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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Celebrating sacramental marriage in Waconia

Celebrating sacramental marriage in Waconia

| February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

There was a buzz before the 5:15 p.m. Mass Feb. 22 at
St. Joseph in Waconia, as seven couples with corsages and floral bouquets gathered for the processional with Father Stan Mader, the pastor.

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Some Chinese churches suspend activities because of coronavirus

Some Chinese churches suspend activities because of coronavirus

| January 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Some churches in China have suspended community activities, including Mass, over fears of the deadly coronavirus virus that has already killed six people and continues to spread, reported ucanews.org.

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