Archive for August, 2011

Local Catholic leaders attend lay ministry symposium

Local Catholic leaders attend lay ministry symposium

| By Pat Norby | August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt sent Eric Pederson and Jennifer Smeby to the 2011 Collegeville National Lay Ecclesial Ministry Symposium to gather information and ideas on promoting excellence in ministry.

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Hair-raising feat at St. Maron’s

Hair-raising feat at St. Maron’s

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Msgr. Sharbel Maroun’s Hair for Hope campaign ended in dramatic fashion Aug. 14 at St. Maron in Minneapolis. After going more than two years without a haircut, the church’s pastor got his locks trimmed in front of an audience of about 300.

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Stand up for marriage, the center of social life

Stand up for marriage, the center of social life

| Jason Adkins | August 17, 2011 | 3 Comments

In November 2012, Minnesota voters will have a chance to defend marriage as the union of one man and one woman from rogue courts and legislators who believe it is their right to redefine and undermine this vital social institution

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Need to get your priorities straight? Go see this movie

Need to get your priorities straight? Go see this movie

| August 17, 2011 | 3 Comments

It’s hard not to be reminded of your own mortality while paging through the morning newspaper or watching the evening news.

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‘I had not seen that smile in three years!’

‘I had not seen that smile in three years!’

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Nienstedt recalls impact of past World Youth Days, expresses hopes for Madrid

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Twins, Tigers & Twin Cities Catholics — Join the fun

Twins, Tigers & Twin Cities Catholics — Join the fun

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Already have tickets for the game? Join us for the picnic & bus ride only. Get your tickets today for the Friday, August 26 Basilica Night at Target Field.

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Digital Edition – August 18, 2011

Digital Edition – August 18, 2011

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Back To School. Reinvesting in Catholic Schools. World Youth Day. Pornography poses threat to adults and youth.

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Holy Angels activities director mixes athletics, theology

Holy Angels activities director mixes athletics, theology

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Michael Kautzman, 40, recently was hired as activities director for the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield. In that role, he will supervise and manage all extracurricular activities, including athletics. In the following interview with Catholic Spirit reporter Dave Hrbacek, he talks about merging theology with athletics.

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Coming home

Coming home

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hastings native returns as principal of elementary school that she attended.

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Tips for packing healthy lunches for students

Tips for packing healthy lunches for students

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

The typical parent will pack around 200 school lunches yearly, and planning them all requires some serious nutritional skills. Not only do parents need to know how to choose healthy fare, but they need to know how to pick foods their kids will actually eat.

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School libraries help bridge technology, learning

School libraries help bridge technology, learning

| Susan Klemond | August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Along with crisp new paper books, Holy Spirit School students this fall might notice additions in their library and classrooms, such as audio books and Internet-based interactive white boards, which will help them continue developing media technology skills, according to Mary Wollmering, the school’s librarian/media specialist.

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New Creed text precisely articulates Jesus’ divinity, humanity

New Creed text precisely articulates Jesus’ divinity, humanity

| Father John Paul Erickson | August 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

One change that will certainly be noticed right away when reciting the new text is the translation of the Latin term “consubstantialem” as “consubstantial” rather than “one in Being.”

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