Holy spirit

The Pope at the Audience: The Holy Spirit and the Unleashed Power of the Gospel

Pope Francis during his weekly general audience declared that the Holy Spirit is the protagonist of the Church’s mission. By Lydia O’Kane Although pilgrims and tourists had their umbrellas ready for Wednesday’s general audience, the brief drizzle that swept over St. Peter’s Square then turned to clear skies as Pope Francis reflected on his catechesis […]

Holy rosary

The historic Church of the Holy Rosary will celebrate its 100th anniversary with an uncertain future

The first German immigrants to Tacoma must have felt right at home with the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges and a climate mimicking that of their homeland. But they wanted more. They then set out to build a place of worship, the one that still stands above the skyline of Tacoma – Our Lady of […]

Holy rosary

The feast of the Holy Rosary

No memory of my mother Dorothy is as powerful as watching her recite the Rosary at the kitchen table every morning. Whatever was going on with our family, her day would start with coffee and one of the mysteries. I grew up in a large Catholic family. Prayer was something my mother taught us. My […]

Holy trinity

Holy Trinity Catholic Parish Celebrates 150 Years of Knowing, Love and Service of God | News, Sports, Jobs

The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity as it stands today. The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, a local landmark with its clock tower and colorful, ornate interior, parallels the history of New Ulm. In 1854, German immigrants traveled from Fort Snelling to where the Minnesota and Cottonwood rivers met to begin the settlement of New […]