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Bishop calls mass shooting at naval station ‘truly heartbreaking’

Bishop calls mass shooting at naval station ‘truly heartbreaking’

| December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reacting to “the horrific mass shooting” that took place early Dec. 6 at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Bishop William A. Wack of Pensacola-Tallahassee said the “tragedy in our diocese is truly heartbreaking.”

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‘Stay awake’

‘Stay awake’

| Father Troy Przybilla | December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the Gospel for this first Sunday of Advent, we hear Jesus tell us to stay awake.

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Seeing God in the face of a child

Seeing God in the face of a child

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Lord of hosts, restore us; let your face shine on us, that we may be saved” (Ps 80:20).

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Appointments – December 5, 2019

Appointments – December 5, 2019

| December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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Saints in the making

Saints in the making

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop Cozzens and I have to arm wrestle over visits to our Catholic schools. There are few things more uplifting than a school Mass and classroom visits at any one of our 79 elementary schools and 14 high schools. I’m encouraged by the creativity and faithfulness of our students and inspired by the commitment of our teachers and administrators.

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Santos en ciernes

Santos en ciernes

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

El obispo Cozzens y yo tenemos que luchar con el brazo para ver quién puede visitar nuestras escuelas católicas. Hay pocas cosas más alentadoras que una misa escolar y visitas a los salones de clase en cualquiera de nuestras escuelas primarias y escuelas secundarias. Me anima la creatividad y la fidelidad de nuestros alumnos y me inspira el compromiso de nuestros maestros y administradores.

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Serving young families tops Walker’s hopes for his diaconate

Serving young families tops Walker’s hopes for his diaconate

| December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

In 30 years, Rodney Walker and his family moved three times, and at each of the parishes he attended, the pastor told him the same thing: “You will make a good deacon someday, but not yet.”

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Showing up at the right place at the wrong time prompted Utecht to take diaconate call seriously

Showing up at the right place at the wrong time prompted Utecht to take diaconate call seriously

| December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

During a Mass at a Steubenville North Youth Conference, Joe Utecht, 59, felt called a call to holy orders, and it initially confused him — he was already a husband and father of five. Then he realized that God might be calling him to the diaconate.

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Almost a deacon, Schroeder’s goal is ‘to be known as a follower of Jesus’

Almost a deacon, Schroeder’s goal is ‘to be known as a follower of Jesus’

| December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

William Schroeder, 63, said that a prayer for vocations at Mass stirred his heart to seek out diaconate formation.

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