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Former youth minister enters novitiate

Former youth minister enters novitiate

| November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

A former youth minister from St. Patrick, Hudson, has entered the novitiate of the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus in New Ulm, Minnesota.

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Welcome to Our Parish – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Farmington

Welcome to Our Parish – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Farmington

| November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

This week we feature Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Farmington.

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Legalizing pot seen hitting children, low-income communities hardest

Legalizing pot seen hitting children, low-income communities hardest

| November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Legalizing marijuana brings risks to children, safety and health, especially in low-income communities, said four Catholic leaders in the Bay Area.

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U.S. Catholics urged to weigh issues carefully as they enter voting booth

U.S. Catholics urged to weigh issues carefully as they enter voting booth

| November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the weeks leading up the hotly contested Nov. 8 election, many Catholic bishops have written columns, issued statements or preached homilies encouraging their people to weigh the issues carefully as they enter the voting booth.

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Bishops to vote for USCCB president, vice president at general assembly

Bishops to vote for USCCB president, vice president at general assembly

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

U.S. bishops are scheduled to elect the next president and vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their upcoming fall general assembly taking place Nov. 14-16 in Baltimore.

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Walls aren’t answer to people fleeing war, climate change, pope says

Walls aren’t answer to people fleeing war, climate change, pope says

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Closing doors to immigrants and refugees is not the answer — in fact, it only helps encourage the crime of human trafficking, Pope Francis said.

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Pray to the finish line

Pray to the finish line

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The last stop for this year’s tumultuous presidential election season, which for so long seemed like a remote intangible, suddenly is within our sights.

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For expectant parents, miscarriage can be ‘loss of a dream’

For expectant parents, miscarriage can be ‘loss of a dream’

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Immaculate Conception parishioners Kayla and Matt Boesch had planned to welcome their first baby this fall.

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Final resting place: Vatican releases instruction on burial, cremation

Final resting place: Vatican releases instruction on burial, cremation

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Professing belief in the resurrection of the dead and affirming that the human body is an essential part of a person’s identity, the Catholic Church insists that the bodies of the deceased be treated with respect and laid to rest in a consecrated place.

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Blessed Contardo Ferrini (Oct. 27

Blessed Contardo Ferrini (Oct. 27

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

From his father, a teacher in Milan, Italy, Contardo inherited a love of learning.

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