Archive for August, 2011

The DREAM Act and the need for moral creativity

The DREAM Act and the need for moral creativity

| Jessica Zittlow | August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

American immigration reform remains a heated political issue. But it is not just a theoretical political issue; it is a humanitarian one that impacts the basic dignity and life of a person, and at a broader level, the common good. It is foremost a moral issue.

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Mass for people with disabilities is 3 p.m. Sept. 11

Mass for people with disabilities is 3 p.m. Sept. 11

| August 31, 2011 | 1 Comment

Monica and Patrick Duffy have taken their children — Colleen, 10, who has Down syndrome; Kevin, 11, and Rachel, 8 — to the annual Archbishop’s Mass for Persons with Disabilities for the past five years.

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Peter Kellett: Little teacher of souls

Peter Kellett: Little teacher of souls

| Kathy Schneeman | August 31, 2011 | 3 Comments

The arms of Mary and Don Kellett are aching for their son Peter these days because on Aug. 20 their sweet child, age 6-and- a-half, was called home to God. He is now wrapped in the arms of the Holy Family.

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Annual lunch to honor those who work to support life issues set for Oct. 6

Annual lunch to honor those who work to support life issues set for Oct. 6

| August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

The fourth annual Champions for Life awards will be presented by Archbishop John Nienstedt Oct. 6, during a lunch at St. Peter Catholic Church in Mendota.

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Visitation School teaches the spirituality of sports

Visitation School teaches the spirituality of sports

| Christina Capecchi | August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

As Twin Cities students head back to school, so do their coaches.

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Why stewardship?

Why stewardship?

| Mike Halloran For The Catholic Spirit | August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Stewardship as a way of life has astonishing implications for our relationships and our daily lives.

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Big welcome for new educators

Big welcome for new educators

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Catholic Schools Office holds orientation for new teachers, principals and presidents

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Blessed are the peacemakers, who turn Sept. 11 terror toward prayer for peace

Blessed are the peacemakers, who turn Sept. 11 terror toward prayer for peace

| Father Michael Van Sloun For The Catholic Spirit | August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sept. 11, 2011 is the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, one of the most horrific days in American history, a day that has changed our way of life in the United States and around the world.

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The Preface Dialogue: On your mark, get set, go!

The Preface Dialogue: On your mark, get set, go!

| Father Thomas Margevicius | August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

One part of Mass often overlooked is called the Preface Dialogue. It draws our attention to the high point of the Mass, the great Eucharistic Prayer. It’s kind of like getting ready for a race: “On your mark, get set, go!”

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Gold stars, blue ribbons and Facebook likes

Gold stars, blue ribbons and Facebook likes

| Christina Capecchi | August 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Don’t fall into the trap of scorekeeping when it comes to love

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Marriage amendment awareness campaign launched just outside Minnesota’s State Fair grounds

Marriage amendment awareness campaign launched just outside Minnesota’s State Fair grounds

| August 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

Outside the main gate of the State Fair a get-out-the-vote effort has been launched in support of an amendment to the Minnesota State Constitution to continue to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

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Did you see what Father just posted?

Did you see what Father just posted?

| August 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Registration is open now for one of the most forward-looking days you’ll ever spend learning about the latest and best ways to share information and the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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