Faith

Local/National Faith Briefs

Pipestone Zone spring rally is April 29 in Luverne The Pipestone Spring Rally will be Saturday, April 29, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. The event begins with registration at 9 a.m. The speaker is Gary Thies, who is the LCMS counselor at Mission Central in Western Iowa. The rally ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Spring Fling is April 22 at Carlin Hall The second annual “Spring Fling” is at 5:30 p.m. April 22 at Carlin Hall. The event benefits Holy Redeemer School and includes food and friends. Tickets are almost gone, so get yours today by contacting the Parish office at 507-532-5711 or school ...

Here’s a Thought for April 7

What does ‘Hosanna’ mean to me? So what exactly is Palm Sunday and what’s the big deal about it? Then the multitudes who went before and those who followed cried out, saying: “Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD!” Hosanna in the highest. ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Catholic Daughters to meet Monday The Catholic Daughters of America will meet on Monday at Hill Street Place. A light lunch will take place at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting. Bring a baby gift for the baby shower with Birthright. They particularly need newborn onesies, diapers and sleepers. ...

Faith Briefs for March 31

Lunch served in Slayton The Court Queen of Peace is serving lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. during Lent on Thursdays at Divine Mercy Hall, St. Ann’s Church, Slayton. The menu includes a hot beef/pork sandwich, salads and assorted desserts. Take-outs are available by calling 507-227-3068. Soup ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Soup & Sermon is Wednesday at Holy Redeemer Holy Redeemer will be hosting Soup & Sermon on the first six Wednesdays during the Lenten season. Serving soup begins at 11:45 a.m. and the sermon will be at 12:05 p.m. in Carlin Hall. All faith denominations are welcome to attend. First ...

Faith Briefs for March 17

Four Catholic leaders recognized for distinguished service to Catholic Diocese of New Ulm The Rev. John M. LeVoir, bishop of the Diocese of New Ulm, has awarded four Catholic leaders the 2017 Diocesan Distinguished Service Award. The awards presentation will take place immediately following ...

Local/World Faith Briefs

Chicken dinner offered March 19 in Seaforth A chicken dinner with full salad bar and dessert will be served from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Seaforth. Mass is at 10 a.m. Matching grant by the Catholic Order of Foresters Court 1757. Lunch served in ...

Here’s A Thought for March 3

What kept Jesus on the cross? When you were dead in your sins, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he (Jesus) has taken it away, nailing it to the cross (Colossians 2:13, ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Angrisano to present March 5-8 at Holy Redeemer Parish Lenten Mission presents Steve Angrisano. This free event starts at 6:30 p.m. March 5-8 at Holy Redeemer Church, all three days. Come to one or all three. Visit www.holy-redeemer.com for more information or call the Parish Office at ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

GriefShare support group meets Mondays GriefShare support group meets at 6 p.m. every Monday in the gathering area at Holy Redeemer Church. The program allows people to begin any week. For questions, call Dorothy 401-0601, Gerri 530-1418 or Jason 829-9487. Court says Jackson County ...

Here’s A Thought for Feb. 11

Celebrating of healing ministry of Jesus According to the Gospel accounts of Sacred Scripture, the people of Jesus’ time first became aware of him as a teacher/rabbi and a healer through the many miraculous and visible evidences of his ministry and mission to the poor and the sick. As they ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Catholic United Financial Bingo is Sunday Bingo will be at 12:30 p.m. Sunday in Holy Redeemer’s Carlin Hall. Lunch will be served beginning at noon, and warm-ups will begin at 12:30 p.m. Payout is 50 percent. All ages are welcome, including children. It is sponsored by our local Catholic ...

Here’s A Thought for Feb. 3

“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me; therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Pancake breakfast Sunday will help Boy Scouts Boy Scout Troop 238 will have a pancake breakfast from 8-11:30 a.m. Sunday in Carlin Hall at Holy Redeemer Church. They are serving eggs, sausage and pancakes with all the toppings (chocolate chips, sprinkles and whipped topping). The profits will ...

Here’s A Thought for Jan. 28

Celebrate the Lord of Life! Believe it or not, there is a debate among some educators as to whether there is such a thing as “truth.” One view is that “truth” does not exist; everything is a matter of interpretation. They reject the fact of “absolute truth.” Our Founding ...

Faith in the News

Bacon strips left at Islamic center probed as hate crime DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a hate crime after a woman shattered windows and placed strips of uncooked bacon on a door handle of a Davis mosque. The Los Angeles Times reported that the vandalism was discovered ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

GriefShare Program offered to the local community Those who have experienced the death of a loved one (spouse, child, friend, or other family) and are journeying toward grief healing are invited to GriefShare, a program of 13 weekly sessions. The sessions will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays at ...

Here’s A Thought for Jan. 20

On Christmas Day of 2016 we read the words, “‘The silver is Mine, and the gold is Mine,’ says the LORD of hosts.” It’s from Haggai, chapter 2. Derek Prince applies that verse as follows, “When Jesus died and rose from the dead, all the treasures of this entire earth became ...

Faith in Action for Jan. 13

By Sister Lenore Paschke, OSB The Benedictines of Marshall are again offering the workshop series Preparedness and Practices of those who serve. The six-session workshop will be offered on Saturdays (9 a.m. to noon) and Tuesdays (6-9 p.m.), Feb. 11 through Feb. 28. Workshop materials and ...