Grace Lutheran Church Veterans Service

Grace Lutheran hosting 25th annual Veterans Service

Grace Lutheran Church of Austin will be hosting its 25th annual Veterans Service at 9 a.m. on Sunday, ...

In Your Community

St. Olaf Lutheran Church Continuing Education Day May 2

St. Olaf Lutheran Church’s annual Continuing Education Day is a day of fun and learning and it will ...

Faith

Memories of Notre Dame: Austin residents react to the burning of historical cathedral

For Catholics and tourists around the world, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, is a must-see when visiting ...

Marvin Repinski

Easter: Time to pay it forward

Of course there is loss, tragic loss.  I’m writing about the experience of the early Christians and about, ...

Faith

Sister, sister: Nuns find their calling as peace activists

Every Wednesday evening about dinner time, on the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Bridge over the Mississippi between Minneapolis /St ...

Faith

Penitence of the Faithful: The faithful kicked off the season of Lent Wednesday night

Photos: Father James Steffes applies ashes during Ash Wednesday services Wednesday night. The parishioners celebrated two services at ...

Faith

New Salvation Army leaders connect with community

It was a whirlwind, the last couple weeks, but Majs. Jeff and Cindy Strickler are already embracing their ...

Faith

Women strive for larger roles in male-dominated religions

Women have been elected heads of national governments on six continents. They have flown into space, served in ...

Faith

Pope urges US bishops to heal divisions, repair trust

Pope Francis is encouraging U.S. bishops meeting near Chicago to unify as the Roman Catholic church deals with ...

Pastor Dan Melke

Pastor Dan Melke: The man who existed before he was born

During this Christmas season, the thought hit me, “I wonder what Jesus was doing before he was born?” ...

Mary Alessio

Be the light

I am sitting at my laptop with a banana and oyster crackers staring at me from the counter. ...

Faith

Church renovation lifts Christmas spirit in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — A historic renovation of the Church of the Nativity is lifting spirits in the ...

Faith

Fundraising banquet to be held for Youth for Christ

Youth for Christ will be hosting a banquet on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Church of Christ at 103 ...

Education

Gerard Academy feels the warmth of the season

Gerard Academy received 29 handmade gift packages from Westminster Presbyterian Church of Austin. Each package included a fleece ...

Faith

Following Faith; Olana leads dual parishes in Austin, Brownsdale as new pastor

Sitting inside a quiet sanctuary at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Rev. Gemechu Olana reflected on his journey that ...

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