Tag: St. Nicholas

Father Joseph temporarily removed from ministry following allegation

Father Joseph temporarily removed from ministry following allegation

| January 24, 2018 | 14 Comments

Father Thomas Joseph, outgoing pastor of St. Nicholas in Carver, was temporarily removed from ministry because law enforcement is investigating him for criminal conduct involving an adult.

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Indiana town embodies Santa Claus and his spirit of love, peace, joy

Indiana town embodies Santa Claus and his spirit of love, peace, joy

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Belief in that iconic Christmas figure, the rotund merry man with a bag full of presents, inspires thousands of children to write letters addressed to “Santa Claus” each year.

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Many hands create beautiful landscape at St. Nicholas in Carver

Many hands create beautiful landscape at St. Nicholas in Carver

| Abby Vakulskas | August 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

Parishioners hopes the garden will be an educational and spiritually meaningful space for all visitors, regardless of background or belief.

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Knights of Columbus-built house in Lonsdale benefits area Catholic school, education center

Knights of Columbus-built house in Lonsdale benefits area Catholic school, education center

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Immaculate Conception’s Knights of Columbus council partnered with the St. Nicholas in Elko New Market Knights to complete a house for charity June 10. The sale of the 2,300-square-foot, 4-bedroom home in Lonsdale closed June 14, and $100,000 of revenue will help Holy Cross School and the Catholic Education Center in Webster.

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A St. Nick gift of thanks for longtime Catholic Charities supporter Welsh

A St. Nick gift of thanks for longtime Catholic Charities supporter Welsh

| December 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Catholic Charities touched Tim Welsh’s life early when he was adopted as a baby by a Washington D.C. area family through the organization’s infant home in 1966. He reconnected with Catholic Charities years later from a phone call he received in the late 1990s while working in the Twin Cities with McKinsey and Company, a business consulting firm.

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Good St. Nick

Good St. Nick

| Jessica Weinberger | December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Feast day celebrations point to saint’s charity

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St. Nicholas Fun Day

St. Nicholas Fun Day

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Joseph Weiss, pastor of St. Thomas More parish in St. Paul, dressed as St. Nicholas Dec. 6 for a special day of activities for preschoolers and a visit to K-8 students at the parish school.

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A modern heir to St. Nicholas

A modern heir to St. Nicholas

| Jerry Costello | December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Joseph Marquis, not surprisingly, knows all about Christmas. But — and this is the part that might surprise you — he knows all about Santa Claus, too.

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The real St. Nicholas

The real St. Nicholas

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Third-century saint was model of charity and justice, author says

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St. Nick: Patron of Christmas gift-giving

St. Nick: Patron of Christmas gift-giving

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | December 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

Dec. 6 is the feast day of St. Nicholas (c. 280 – 345 A.D.), one of the most popular saints for Advent and Christmas. St. Nicholas, or St. Nick as he is often called, is the inspiration behind Santa Claus and a big reason we exchange gifts at Christmastime.

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Father Joseph on the renovation of St. Nicholas church

Father Joseph on the renovation of St. Nicholas church

| Father Thomas Joseph | April 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Father Thomas Joseph shares his reflections on the renovation of St. Nicholas church

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News Notes: St. Nicholas renovation reaches the mountaintop

News Notes: St. Nicholas renovation reaches the mountaintop

| April 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Other Notes:
– Father Keiser 40th Jubilee
– Local Nobel nominee
– Visitation Robettes winners

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