News From Other Sources- February 17, 2019

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Tuesday, February 19 from 6-9 p.m. at St. Mark’s, 2001 Dayton Ave., St Paul.
Gloria Purvis, host of EWTN’s Morning Glory radio program and chairperson for Black Catholics United for Life, will help us understand the racist history and ongoing impact of abortion on the black community in the United States. Women of all creeds and convictions are warmly welcomed. Dinner at 6 p.m. and program at 6:45 p.m. Advance tickets $10 at or $15 at the door. This event sponsored by Siena Symposium, the Minnesota Catholic Conference and Relevant Radio.

 Cor Jesu
Friday, March 1 at 8 p.m. St. Mary’s Chapel at The Saint Paul Seminary, 2260 Summit Avenue, St. Paul
Eucharistic adoration, confession, praise & worship music and fellowship with young adults, college-age and older. Father David Blume, Director of Vocations, will preside. Parking is waived on South Campus surface lots at the University of St. Thomas. For more information, call the Office of Vocations at 651-962-6890 or see our Facebook page “Cor Jesu.”

WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference 
Saturday, March 2, 2019, St. Vincent de Paul Church, Brooklyn Park
WINE: Women In the New Evangelization invites you to the 5th annual WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference with an optional evening gathering on Friday. The Saturday conference runs from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The day includes inspirational talks by Catholic singer and storyteller ValLimar Jansen; Catholic evangelist, author, and retreat leader, Kathleen Beckman; and St. Paul’s own Bible teacher, author and singer, Elizabeth Kelly. You are invited to come at 8 a.m. for Mass celebrated by Bishop Andrew Cozzens. Register today at the early bird price of $55 or register for the Friday Social Gathering & Saturday Conference for $100. For more information and to register, visit

Join Holy Spirit Academy for their first ever Encounter the Holy Spirit Retreat with Fr. Michael Becker, Msgr. Aloysius Callaghan and Fr. Jim Livingston on Friday, March 8th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm (with Stations of the Cross, a Talk, and Adoration) AND Saturday, March 9th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm (with Confession, Mass, Talks, Prayer, Music, and Adoration)Begin your Lent with an Encounter the Holy Spirit Retreat held St. Michael Catholic Church, 11300 Frankfort Parkway, St Michael, MN 55376.
Fr Michael Becker, our Mass Celebrant and Keynote Speaker will discuss the Holy Spirit’s Inspirations!
Msgr Aloysius Callaghan will speak on the Purification of the Heart on Friday after Stations of the Cross!
Fr Jim Livingston will invite you into a Personal Encounter with the Holy Spirit! How much more the Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him. Luke 11:13
Youth are especially welcome! Family rate is available!
Cost is $20 per person with a $100 cap for immediate family members. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. To register, go to:
Online Registration is recommended for breakfast and lunch accommodations. All proceeds benefit Holy Spirit Academy, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit school located in Monticello, MN.
Encounter the Holy Spirit Retreat is based on the book written by Jacques Philippe, In the School of the Holy Spirit. This book will be available for purchase at the retreat.
Be sure to Invite your family, friends and neighbors. See you there!