News From Other Sources- October 7, 2018

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Annual White Mass for Healthcare Workers
Saturday, October 20, 5:15 p.m.
Cathedral of Saint Paul, St. Paul
Healthcare workers, along with their spouses and families, are invited to this special Mass in honor of our patron Saint Luke! Archbishop Bernard Hebda will be the celebrant. Reception immediately following in Hayden Hall (Cathedral, lower level). This event is sponsored by the Saint Paul and Minneapolis Guild of the Catholic Medical Association and Curatio: An Apostolate of Catholic Healthcare Professionals in cooperation with the Archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family & Life. Questions? Contact Sonya Flomo at 651-291-4488 or [email protected].

Catholic Watchmen – Men’s Bible Boot Camp with Jeff Cavins
Saturday, October 20, Risen Savior, Burnsville
8 a.m. Check-In; 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Boot Camp
Learn the basics of the Bible in one day! Study the structure of the Bible, how to lead your family to read the Bible, and the story of Salvation History. Discover the heroic men of the Bible. Find out how to make Scripture a part of your daily life. Cost: $40 (Includes workbook, donuts and hearty lunch. FREE for sons under 18.) Register at Questions? Contact Enzo Randazzo at [email protected] or 651-291-4483.

2nd Annual Mass of Solidarity
The Mass of Solidarity will be Sunday, October 21, 5 p.m. at the Cathedral of Saint Paul. (NOTE: This is a change from the original date of December 9.) This Mass is part of the 2-year “Share the Journey” campaign, launched by Pope Francis in 2017, to support those who have left, or have been displaced from, their home countries.

Archdiocesan Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae
Contraception – Why Not? Rethinking Humanae Vitae in 2018
Monday, October 22, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul
Daytime and evening sessions offered.
Please join us as we explore the scientific, social, and moral context for one of the central questions of our day. Discover what Blessed Pope Paul VI actually spoke of in his encyclical Humanae Vitae, which reaffirmed the teaching of the Catholic Church on married love, conscientious parenthood and the use of artificial contraception. Speakers include Bishop Andrew Cozzens, Dr. Janet Smith, Mary Eberstadt, Dr. Robert Fastiggi, Dr. Maureen Condic, Professor Teresa Collett, Dr. Deborah Savage. Register and find more details at

The Archbishop’s Men: Deacons
Deacon Discernment Day  
What is the diaconate? For men even remotely interested in the diaconate, single or married, between the ages of 25 and 59.  A discernment day with your wife if applicable to explore this ministry with Mass, prayer, reflections, Q&A, and a lot of information about deacons, the discernment process, the application process, the formation program, and the integration of Holy Orders with marriage and family.  No charge but registration is required. Register by email:  Shellee Leif at [email protected] or call 651.962.6891.
Saturday, November 3, 8 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.