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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, May 19. This service, which honors veterans ... Read more

1 year ago by Daily Herald.

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 take place on Thursday, May 2, at ... Read more

1 year ago by Daily Herald.

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 the country. For tourists, the building is ... Read more

1 year ago by Eric Johnson.

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, it seems, the whole world in its ... Read more

1 year ago by Marv Repinski.

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 Paul, you’ll find activists gathered for a ... Read more

1 year ago by Associated Press.

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 St. Augustine’s Catholic Church during the day. ... Read more

1 year ago by Eric Johnson.

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 new roles as leaders for the Salvation ... Read more

1 year ago by Hannah Yang.

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 elite combat units and won every category ... Read more

2 years ago by Associated Press.

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 a “crisis of credibility” stemming from the ... Read more

2 years ago by Associated Press.

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?” I posed that question to my family ... Read more

2 years ago by Daily Herald.

Be the light

I am sitting at my laptop with a banana and oyster crackers staring at me from the counter. Providence dictates that God’s light permeates especially ... Read more

2 years ago by Daily Herald.

Church renovation lifts Christmas spirit in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — A historic renovation of the Church of the Nativity is lifting spirits in the biblical town of Bethlehem ahead of Christmas, ... Read more

2 years ago by Associated Press.

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 Second St. SW in Austin, on the ... Read more

2 years ago by Daily Herald.

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 tie blanket and pillow and a coordinating ... Read more

2 years ago by Daily Herald.

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 brought him to Austin only a month ... Read more

2 years ago by Hannah Yang.

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