Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Monday, April 23, 2018

Youth

20180326T1338 15829 CNS STATIONS YOUTH PASSION 800Jesus, played by Matt Karel of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Isanti, Minn., is greeted by his mother, Mary, played by Elizabeth Quinn of St. Peter in North St. Paul, Minn., during a dress rehearsal of the Living Stations at St. Rita in Cottage Grove March 18. The Stations are presented by Servants of the Cross, a family apostolate. (CNS photo/Dave Hrbacek, The Catholic Spirit) ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) -- Entering the church's sanctuary with Gregorian chant, four soldiers take down a cross from the altar and stand beside Jesus as Mary bears a candle, representing the light of Christ.

20180324T1143 0247 CNS GUN CONTOL MARCH 800People gather near the U.S. Capitol during the March for Our Lives event March 24 in Washington. Hundreds of thousands converged on the nation's capital demanding gun control after recent school shootings. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters) WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Although the March for Our Lives in Washington March 24 and its "sibling" marches in cities across the country were brought on by teenagers, participants were all ages -- from toddlers in strollers pushed by their parents to elderly marchers using walkers.