In a society where we have difficulty finding healthy relationships, the real life witness of sacrificial, sacramental love shows how it is possible to love a person faithfully forever
On Sunday, April 9, the St. Cloud Times’ front page article “No Planned Parenthood? More kids, cancer, chlamydia” was filled with innuendo, an absence of concrete facts and biased reporting. Not only did the article include only information from like-minded sources, it also used vague and dangerous language. It provided a view that no women’s […]
On March 9, 70-plus people from the Diocese of St. Cloud joined others from throughout Minnesota for the first Catholics at the Capitol event. This well-organized gathering included addresses from each of the bishops of Minnesota, outlining the three key issues we were to focus on in our legislative meetings later in the day.
I wondered how many of these well-meaning people that were so concerned about healthy food may not be as concerned about the hormones they ingest to control their fertility.
With our nation’s decision, the real work comes to bear — holding our representatives’ feet to the fire to live up to all the promises they made to get our vote.
Project Rachel is a free service, open to anyone in need, regardless of faith, as part of the services available through the Bishop’s Annual Appeal
It has been just a year since David Daleiden from the Center for Medical Progress began releasing videos showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing fees for human fetal tissue and organs they procured through abortion.
On May 13 the U.S. departments of Justice and Education issued a “guidance letter on Title IX” directing every public school in the country, including most public universities and colleges, to allow transgender persons access to bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice. The policy states that “when a school provides sex-segregated activities and facilities, […]
Pope Francis, in his apostolic exhortation “The Joy of Love” (“Amoris Laetitia”), speaks to mothers from his heart as a man who truly honored and revered his mother. It is through the eyes of someone who has experienced the unique love a mother has for each child that oozes out of the pages of the […]
We made it! We got to the joy of Easter, despite our struggles and temptations. Our Lenten journey, whether or not we did all that we said we were going to do, got us here. Part of that journey included abstinence from meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and the Fridays of Lent, among other […]
Some possibilities include praying together, participating in regular date nights and giving a heartfelt card Here we are, just days before St. Valentine’s Day — a day that brings thoughts of hearts and flowers, love and joy. I remember as a kid how I enjoyed decorating a shoe box with red and pink construction paper […]