Archive for May, 2011

St. Philip slated to merge

St. Philip slated to merge

| May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Minneapolis parish’s financial challenges prompted decision

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Oblates to commemorate founder’s death with Mass, open house

Oblates to commemorate founder’s death with Mass, open house

| May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, an international order of missionary priests and brothers with members serving in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of its founder with a Mass and open house at Christ the King Retreat Center in Buffalo Sunday, May 22.

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Cristo Rey students step out and UP

Cristo Rey students step out and UP

| May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nestor Ramirez and Gabby De Luna each have unique, yet similar stories, just like all of the 61 students who are among the first graduating class at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in south Minneapolis on June 11.

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Singer John Michael Talbot to perform at area churches

Singer John Michael Talbot to perform at area churches

| Julie Pfitzinger For The Catholic Spirit | May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Popular Christian recording artist John Michael Talbot has spent many years on center stage performing sold-out shows at large concert venues. But just over two years ago, he felt that God was inspiring him to lead his music ministry in a different direction.

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Christian music stars to perform at Maple Grove parish

Christian music stars to perform at Maple Grove parish

Three of contemporary Christian music’s hottest stars will perform together in concert at St. Joseph the Worker in Maple Grove Friday, May 20.

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Redefining marriage will redefine parenthood, marriage expert says

Redefining marriage will redefine parenthood, marriage expert says

Love is a wonderful thing, says Jennifer Roback Morse. But there’s no compelling reason for the government to register the simple fact that people love each other. It serves no essential public purpose.

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Take the survey

Take the survey

The Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada has commissioned the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University to conduct a survey of readers of Catholic media.

The survey will be available on CARA’s website until July 15, 2011.

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Catholic teachings inspire 8,000-mile journey of love

Catholic teachings inspire 8,000-mile journey of love

| Story Courtesy of Christian Foundation for Children and Aging | May 3, 2011 | 1 Comment

75-year-old walks across 12 countries to show those living in poverty that they are not forgotten

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Marriage amendment moves forward in Senate; Catholic bishops testify in favor

Marriage amendment moves forward in Senate; Catholic bishops testify in favor

The Senate approved a bill, in a 38-27 vote, May 11 that takes one more step toward a constitutional amendment defining marriage as a union between one man and one woman in Minnesota.

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Venerable Solanus

Venerable Solanus

| May 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Venerable Solanus Casey, right, played by Don Wessel, flashes back to his childhood as he observes his father, Bernard Casey Sr., played by Mike Thielen, during a play about his life April 30 at St. Mary in Stillwater.

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NE Minneapolis celebrates beatification with prayer, party

NE Minneapolis celebrates beatification with prayer, party

| May 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

Genna Lizakowski and Adam Kostanecki, members of the Polish folk dance group, Chabry, comprised of teens, performs May 1 at Pope John Paul II School in northeast Minneapolis to mark the beatification of the school’s namesake.

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