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Many Christians will celebrate the season of Advent beginning in the month of December. The season of Advent focuses our attention mainly upon the second coming of Jesus. Christmas, the following season, focuses on Christ’s first coming. Jesus is coming again! In the 21st chapter of Luke Jesus says...
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; www.stscl.org Friday, Nov. 15: 9:45 a.m. Parkview Manor Rosary. 10 a.m. Tuff Home mass. Saturday, Nov. 16: 2:15 p.m. Veterans Home Bingo.  5 p.m. Mass at St. Catherine. Sunday, Nov. 17: 8:30 a.m. Mass and Children’s...
(Read Hebrews 12:18-29) Have you ever been astonished? A well-known Presbyterian preacher claims that one of the key challenges of our day is that people tend to be “non-astonished.” This is true in many areas of life, but definitely in the church. One of the reactions to the good news of Jesus...
“Only two defining forces have ever offered to die for you: Jesus Christ and the American soldier. One died for your soul; the other for your freedom.” As we approach Veterans Day and other military holidays, this is a popular quote that often circulates through social media. But I question its...
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; www.stscl.org Thursday, Nov. 7: 9 a.m. Headstart. Friday, Nov. 8: 9:45 a.m. Parkview Manor Rosary. 10 a.m. Communion service at Mary Jane Brown Home. Saturday, Nov. 9: 4 p.m. Mass at St. Catherine. 5-9 p.m. FallFest...
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...

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