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Faith Briefs

Birthright October breakfast canceled Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Marshall Birthright Chapter is regretfully canceling the Birthright Breakfast this October. Birthright thanks you for your help with this breakfast in the past years and it is looking forward to it next year. Birthright is ...

Faith Briefs for Oct. 9

Drive-by farewell planned for LeVoir On Sunday, the faithful of the Diocese of New Ulm will have the opportunity to say good-bye and thank you to their shepherd of 12 years who recently retired, Bishop John M. LeVoir. Due to the COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, the diocese will host a ...

Faith Briefs for Oct. 2

Pet blessing Sunday at Holy Redeemer Church In observance of St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day, a blessing of pets will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Holy Redeemer Church, Marshall. This is an ecumenical event, sponsored by the Secular Franciscan Order. All are invited to bring ...

Faith Briefs for Sept. 25

Beginning Experience to offer Rebuilding series Widowed, divorced, separated? Beginning Experience SW Minnesota is offering the Rebuilding series for 10 weeks beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 5, at the First Lutheran Church on Church and A streets in Marshall. The support group is open to people of ...

Faith Forum

The book of Revelation is unfolding before us To the editor: Wake up America. Bible prophecy is being fulfilled before our eyes...whether you like President Trump or not (hold your thumbs, this isn’t about him nor do I care to hear it) he has already fulfilled one of the last prophecies in ...

Faith Briefs for Sept. 11

CDA to install officers Monday The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will be having installations of officers during the 5:30 p.m. Mass Monday at Holy Redeemer. Following Mass there will be a short business meeting; there will not be any lunch or refreshments served due to the COVID-19 ...

MCCL presentation Sept. 15

Holy Redeemer Church will host a presentation from the Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) Fall Tour Pro-Life Gathering at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in Carlin Hall. This will be an opportunity to learn about the latest threats to unborn children and their mothers, and what you can do to make ...

Faith Briefs for Aug. 14

Beginning Experience to have weekend retreat Divorced, separated, widowed — Beginning Experience of SW MN, a peer ministry support group, is offering a weekend retreat that provides an opportunity to help close the door gently on the past and move on with renewed hope and purpose. A ...

Grams elected to serve as administrator of the New Ulm Diocese

NEW ULM — Monsignor Douglas L. Grams was elected by the diocesan College of Consultors to serve as the diocesan administrator of the Diocese of New Ulm, effective Aug. 10. This follows the Aug. 6 announcement by Pope Francis of the acceptance of the retirement of the Most Rev. John M. LeVoir, ...

Faith Forum

To the editor: The correct numerical order of the Ten Commandments was discussed in a recent Forum article, placed under Faith Forum in last Friday’s paper. Paragraphs, verses, chapter headings and even vowels were not in the original Hebrew text of the Old Testament of the Bible. These ...

Bishop of New Ulm announces new priest assignments

NEW ULM — On the recommendation of the Priest Personnel Board, Bishop John M. LeVoir of the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm has made the following priest assignments: Effective July 1 • Rev. Paul Timmerman to serve as pastor of the Church of St. James in Dawson in addition to his current ...

Faith Briefs

No June meeting for Catholic Daughters The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will not meet June 8. New officers for 2020-2021 have been installed. Birthright Baby Shower gifts may still be sent to: Sharon Kinker at 615 Camden Drive in Marshall. The next meeting is planned for ...

Faith Briefs

May Catholic Daughters meeting is canceled There will be NO meeting of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas on May 11 per the request not to congregate. If any Catholic Daughter wishes to give a donation for the Birthright Baby Shower, send to: Sharon Kinker, 615 Camden Drive, Marshall, ...

Churches adapt services to social distancing

Ogden Newspapers PARKERSBURG, W.Va. —  The writer of the Book of Hebrews in the New Testament admonishes early Christians against “neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some,” emphasizing the importance of communal worship. It’s a charge that contemporary Christians are ...

Here’s a Thought for April 24

Living Word Lutheran Church Have no fear… and run to the bunker! More than a decade ago I lived in a place where there was little variation in the weather (it was hot all the time — with no clouds) and everyone wore the exact same outfit every day and ate at the same cafeteria. It ...

New Ulm church has drive-in service

New Ulm Journal NEW ULM — New Beginnings Church was empty Sunday, but the parking lot was full. New Beginnings Church was able to restart in-person church services by holding a drive-in service. The faithful remained in their vehicles while the Rev. Lonnie Carpenter led them with a sermon ...

Here’s A Thought for April 10

Living Word Lutheran Church The New Testament is filled with encouragements, warnings and reminders. It’s also packed with words about how to get along, how to get together and ultimately: how to love. In that dusty, ageless book on some shelf somewhere in your house you’ll find a common ...

Faith Briefs for April 3

Catholic Daughters meeting is canceled The Catholic Daughters of the Americas meeting on Monday, April 13, in Carlin Hall has been canceled. The public can still stream the Monday evening Mass at 5 p.m. on the Holy Redeemer website. The Birthright Baby Shower, Pizza Ranch Fundraiser, and ...

Faith Briefs for March 27

Holy Redeemer announces changes The Bishop of New Ulm extended the suspension of all public Masses through Monday, April 13. Holy Redeemer will continue to offer private Masses that will be live-streamed at the times they are usually scheduled: • Mondays — 5:30 p.m. • Tuesdays — 7 ...