Archive for September, 2011

Stewardship: Responding to the call of discipleship

Stewardship: Responding to the call of discipleship

| Mike Halloran for The Catholic Spirit | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

As members of the church, we are called to be disciples, followers of our Lord Jesus Christ. This has astonishing implications as Jesus does not call us as nameless people in a faceless crowd — rather he calls each one of us individually by name.

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Taking a closer look at the re-translated Roman Canon

Taking a closer look at the re-translated Roman Canon

| Father John Paul Erickson | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

“To you, therefore, most merciful Father,
we make humble prayer and petition
through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord”

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Practicing Christ’s message: Antidote to bullying pandemic

Practicing Christ’s message: Antidote to bullying pandemic

| Peter Noll | September 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

As I have loved you, so you should love one another. This is how I will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. (John 13:34-35)

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In bad economy, we Catholics are called to walk the talk

In bad economy, we Catholics are called to walk the talk

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Gospel calls us to reach out to all, even strangers, who need our help

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New anatomy lab gets archbishop’s blessing

New anatomy lab gets archbishop’s blessing

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Catherine University students and professors will approach cadaver study with faith, ‘deep gratitude’

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Centenarian was private nurse to Twin Cities’ rich and famous

Centenarian was private nurse to Twin Cities’ rich and famous

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Being “a little kinder than necessary” hasn’t spared Cecelia Welsch all of life’s sorrows during the past 100 years but it has brought joy to her, her family, neighbors and nursing patients including leading St. Paul families such as the O’Shaughnessys and Weyerhaeusers.

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Fetal surgery photo still making an impact

Fetal surgery photo still making an impact

| Julie Pfitzinger for The Catholic Spirit | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Photographer Michael Clancy has become champion of pro-life cause

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Learning hard lessons about complex nature of poverty, hunger

Learning hard lessons about complex nature of poverty, hunger

| John Garvey | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Our youngest daughter, having just graduated from Boston College, moved to Seattle to spend a year with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. She is working there for a nonprofit that collects food for poor people and advocates for government food programs.

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Blue mouth, red face has Notre Dame coach under fire

Blue mouth, red face has Notre Dame coach under fire

| Peter Finney Jr. | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The following guest column was first published Sept. 19 in the Clarion Herald, newspaper of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. It was written by Peter Finney Jr., executive editor and general manager.

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Pilgrimage: Traveling with a spiritual purpose

Pilgrimage: Traveling with a spiritual purpose

| Father Michael Van Sloun | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pilgrimage has been part of the Christian tradition for centuries. A pilgrimage is a spiritual journey to a sacred place. The journey can be near or far — as close as a neighboring church or as distant as halfway around the world. It can be a day-trip, a 10- to 14-day excursion or any other duration.

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Marathon man

Marathon man

| September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

What does Oprah have to do with a local priest running the Twin Cities Marathon?

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To whom do you give credit for the fruit of your labor?

To whom do you give credit for the fruit of your labor?

| Deacon Gerald Christianson | September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

An old gardener was digging his plot as the priest came walking along.

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