March 31, 2015

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Top Holy Week and Easter Movies

A very unofficial poll of what religious movies people watch during Holy Week and Easter.

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March 31, 2015

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A girl’s first turkey hunt

The time is approaching to take my daughter on her first wild turkey hunt.

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March 27, 2015

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Sportshow time!

It’s time to go to the annual Progressive Northwest Sportshow.

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March 24, 2015

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Spring training for baseball fans

There’s baseball trivia on these pages enough for a game-full of between-innings challenges, and any fan who picks up the book now can consider it their own spring training.

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March 23, 2015

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The miracle of the liquified blood

It started quietly and with a degree of cautiousness but by the end of the weekend the internet was flowing with stories of the miracle in the presence of Pope Francis.

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March 23, 2015

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Divided by sin, but still united in pursuit of goodness

In his homily at Mass during the 2015 Archdiocesan Men’s Conference, Father William Baer made one thing clear: Local news can be monotonous and dull. Covering the mundane events of ordinary life can be a drag. But the mission of The Catholic Spirit is, and always has been, to spread the good news, not the bad. Sometimes the good news is boring.

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March 23, 2015

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shush

One word… “Shush” One word was all it took to bring me a smile. I have been on a semi-silent retreat at my sister’s cabin. I say semi-silent because being silent is not something I am good at. I have my phone with me and have made regular calls to my husband, son and daughter. […]

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March 17, 2015

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Don’t miss this Minnesota art exhibit

Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison, is amazing for the variety of works produced by the late native American and Minnesotan. The various genre of paintings alone is surprising, but when you see the carvings and the puzzle-like collections that compose huge landscapes, you’ll appreciate the varied gifts of the man.       […]

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March 16, 2015

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Gorgeous weather triggers big ideas

Warm weather gets the juices flowing and mind wandering toward outdoor adventures.

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March 11, 2015

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Months from sainthood, St. Therese’s parents already patrons for a local Catholic family

People constantly mispronounce the name of Annie Reddy’s 4-year-old daughter. Yes, it’s an uncommon name outside of France, but, after all the anticipated press, it’s likely to climb the Nameberry charts this year.

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