Readings for Lent

Third Sunday of Lent Fourth Sunday of Lent Fifth Sunday of Lent Passion Sunday   Holy Thursday    Good Friday  


First Sunday of Lent

  First Sunday of Lent Last year, in one of my many attempts to eat healthier, I gave up sugar, primarily in the form of wine.  It wasn’t terribly hard most days, especially when my days were full with work and life.  But then Saturday happened.  It had been a […]


News Release for InVocation Concert

  News Release Contact: Spirit of Hope 651-760-8353 Spirit of Hope to Host InVocation Choral Ensemble on March 31 Spirit of Hope Catholic Community will host the Minneapolis-based a cappella choral ensemble InVocation in concert on Friday, March 31, 2017 starting at 7:30 p.m. A free-will offering to benefit Lutheran Social […]


Ash Wednesday Homily

Ash Wednesday Reflection 2017 I have long struggled trying to understand the Gospel of this day and the ritual that accompanies the beginning of this 40 day season of Lent. Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them….When you pray do not be like […]


Eighth Sunday Ordinary Time

by Bishop Marty Shanahan Isaiah 49:15-16: I will never forget you. I have carved you in the palm of my hand! Let’s be honest with one another. Gut level honest. I firmly believe that we, individually and as a community, spend a lot of time worrying about tomorrow. And we, for […]