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Lately I’ve been preaching on the Old Testament book of Amos. I find in it a strong, sustained call to repentance. I doubt Amos was popular, since most people want affirmation, not confrontation. Most people want to hear that they’re okay, that God knows they’re doing their best, and that in the...
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; www.stscl.org Friday, Nov. 1: All Saints Day: 9:45 a.m. Mass at Parkview Manor. 5 p.m. Mass at at St. Leo. 7 p.m. Mass at St. Catherine. Saturday, Nov. 2: 5 p.m. Mass at St. Catherine. FallFest Bake Sale. Sunday,...
If there is a holy, loving God, why do bad things keep happening? This question is asked often in our day and age. There certainly is no shortage of evil in the world in which we live! Mass shootings, murder-suicides, drug abuse, rape … and the list goes on. Two friends, one an unbeliever and the...
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; email: stcatherine@iw.net Saturday, Oct. 26: 5 p.m. Mass at St. Leo. Sunday, Oct. 27: 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. Catherine. Children’s Liturgy of the Word. K-5 Faith Formation. 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Leo. 1 p.m. Mass.  ...
The Bible begins, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” It then explains what was created, how it was created, and when it was created. These words were written by Moses, by inspiration of the Holy Spirit, some 2,000 years after they occurred. These words serve as an...
1017 churches   St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; email: stcatherine@iw.net Saturday, Oct. 19: 5 p.m. Mass at St. Leo. Sunday, Oct. 20: 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. Catherine. Children’s Liturgy of the Word. K-5 Faith Formation. 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Leo...
Next weekend I’m going to run a half marathon in Mankato. It’s been 4 years since I ran my first half marathon, so needless to say, I had to start training from scratch. It takes intentional training for me to be able to run a long-distance race. As I reflect back over the past few months and all...
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; email: stcatherine@iw.net Thursday, Oct. 10: Mass at Good Samaritan. Friday, Oct. 11: 10 a.m. Mass at Tuff Home. Saturday, Oct. 12: 5 p.m. Mass at St. Leo. Sunday, Oct. 13: 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. Catherine. Children’...
On our grand-daughter’s second birthday, I watched with excitement as she opened each gift. A big smile would appear on her face each time a gift was put on her lap.  One gift that year was a baby doll that my wife found. As she pulled off the birthday paper, she saw it was a doll. Her eyes became...
On our grand-daughter’s second birthday, I watched with excitement as she opened each gift. A big smile would appear on her face each time a gift was put on her lap.  One gift that year was a baby doll that my wife found. As she pulled off the birthday paper, she saw it was a doll. Her eyes became...

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