• Sisters from Minnesota Catholic schools play on separate Olympic teams

    Sisters from Minnesota Catholic schools play on separate Olympic teams

    • Feb 13, 2018

    Hannah and Marissa Brandt, sisters and graduates of Catholic schools, play on women’s Olympic ice hockey teams competing in this year’s PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

  • Pentecost courage and a hockey star’s advice for revitalizing the Church

    Pentecost courage and a hockey star’s advice for revitalizing the Church

    • Jun 6, 2017

    Canada’s Wayne Gretzky, who during the 80s and 90s became the most prolific scorer of all time in ice hockey, once said something that seems deeply prophetic in the Church’s current circumstances: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” The Church needs to try new things, even if it means failing: Because if current trends continue for a few more decades, Catholics will be dealing with far more challenges than whatever discomfort may arise today from experimenting with an unproven initiative or two.