- Dec 3, 2020
Seven couples who had been married in civil ceremonies had their marriages convalidated — celebrating the sacrament of marriage according to the rites of the church — during a Mass in Minnesota.
Minnesota’s archbishop said he was “profoundly saddened” that elected officials in St. Paul and Minneapolis declared March 10 Abortion Provider Appreciation Day.
In a culture where public school policies are increasingly pushing parents out of important conversations about their child’s sexual identity and gender expression, Catholic educators need to take an opposite approach, said speakers at a seminar on the issue.
Catholic educators have a charge to teach that a person’s sexual identity is a gift from God that cannot change and resist cultural tides toward “gender theory,” according to new guiding principles released by Minnesota’s bishops.
Calling children to the front of the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul, Bishop Donald E. DeGrood talked directly to them of God’s love and courageously following God’s will at his Mass of thanksgiving Feb. 16 in St. Paul.
Michael Callaghan’s healing from clergy sexual abuse took a big step forward after he saw the movie “Spotlight” in 2015.