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Pope issues new directives on revision, translation of liturgical texts

Pope issues new directives on revision, translation of liturgical texts

The Holy See has released a new “motu proprio” from Pope Francis outlining a shift in the responsibility of local bishops and the Apostolic See for the revision and approval of liturgical texts.

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Knights of Columbus raise $1.3 million for storm victims

Knights of Columbus raise $1.3 million for storm victims

As Knights of Columbus members volunteer to aid the victims of recent storms, the organization has also raised over $1.3 million to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

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Chinese sisters take different approach to helping disabled

Chinese sisters take different approach to helping disabled

As soon as the first sisters moved onto the church grounds in a rural region outside of Beijing, the babies started showing up on the doorstep.

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Local News

Parents: Support summer spiritual experiences

Parents: Support summer spiritual experiences

With a new school year starting, the rest and relaxation of summer already seems a distant memory. But hundreds of youth across the diocese are looking to parents and parish mentors to help keep present the spiritual encounters of summer 2017.

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St. Croix Valley pregnancy center marks 30 years

St. Croix Valley pregnancy center marks 30 years

Beginning Oct. 1, as many as 70,000 cars will pass by Options for Women in St. Croix Valley every day.

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The voice and spirit of the Diocese of Superior

The voice and spirit of the Diocese of Superior

A history of the Diocesan Chorale.

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Faith

How does Jesus reveal the Father to us?

How does Jesus reveal the Father to us?

I was 19 when my cousin came to live with my family. He was just out of the Marines. He was not doing very well and was lost in many ways.

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May 14: Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 14: Fifth Sunday of Easter

Daily readings for Sunday, May 14, to Saturday, May 20, 2017.

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May 7: Fourth Sunday of Easter

May 7: Fourth Sunday of Easter

Daily readings for Sunday, May 7, to Saturday, May 13, 2017.

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Culture

How to pray the Rosary more deeply

How to pray the Rosary more deeply

It is interesting that in her appearances at Lourdes, Fatima and other locations, the Mother of God repeatedly recommends praying the Rosary.

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Is it weird that Catholics venerate relics? Here’s why we do

Is it weird that Catholics venerate relics? Here’s why we do

Mary Rezac Catholic News Agency Houston, Texas (CNA/EWTN News) – “We are many parts, but we are all one body,” says the refrain of a popular ’80s Church hymn, based on the words of 1 Cor. 12:12. While we are one body in Christ, if you happen to be a Catholic saint, the many parts […]

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What makes Vivaldi unique among composers? He was a priest.

What makes Vivaldi unique among composers? He was a priest.

While Antonio Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” echoes in concert halls and elevators around the world, for some, his greatest masterpieces are not the scores resonating spring, summer, fall and winter, but rather his sacred music.

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Other Recent Headlines

United in faith

United in faith

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Please know through this letter that you are in my thoughts as you celebrate an ecumenical service of unity in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

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Finalist keeps active and keeps the faith

Finalist keeps active and keeps the faith

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Delores Sova, a 2017 Pax Christi finalist from Holy Rosary in Medford, was honored, yet surprised, at her nomination.

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Peace rally in River Falls

Peace rally in River Falls

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Demonstrators in River Falls marched in a peace rally in August in response to the violence and rioting in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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God’s Gift event set for Sept. 29-30

God’s Gift event set for Sept. 29-30

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Diocese of Superior conference celebrating the beauty and dignity of life is taking place Friday, Sept. 29, and Saturday, Sept. 30, in Superior.

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A powerful evangelization tool

A powerful evangelization tool

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

When our new reporter, Jenny Snarski, is out on the road in our diocese, she often meets Catholics who don’t get the paper.

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