Archive for September, 2011

Remember 9/11 at Basilica’s ‘Songs of Hope’ concert Saturday night, Sept. 10

Remember 9/11 at Basilica’s ‘Songs of Hope’ concert Saturday night, Sept. 10

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Prayer-filled concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis will commemorate the September 11 attack. There is no admission charge.

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Remembering 9-11

Remembering 9-11

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments


• 9/11 hero inspires many good education programs
• Volunteer at Ground Zero wanted to help people
• N.Y. trip brought two priests close to terrorist attacks
• Readers reflect on 9/11
• 9/11 memorial events

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9/11 hero inspires many good education programs

9/11 hero inspires many good education programs

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

For many Americans, the 9/11 tra­ge­dy that rocked our sense of safety is a sad memory with lasting changes to our formerly carefree travel routines.
But for the victims’ families, like Beverly and Tom Burnett Sr., “it’s like it happened yesterday.”

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N.Y. trip brought two priests close to terrorist attacks

N.Y. trip brought two priests close to terrorist attacks

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Fathers Jeff Ethen and Peter Kirchner of the Diocese of St. Cloud flew to New York City on Sept. 10, 2001, they had no idea that a cup of coffee would save their lives the very next day.

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Volunteer at Ground Zero wanted to help people

Volunteer at Ground Zero wanted to help people

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

“It was a national disaster, and if I could do something to help people, I wanted to,”

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Readers reflect on 9/11

Readers reflect on 9/11

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

10 years later, Minnesotans reflect on the day and its impact

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Digital Edition – September 1, 2011

Digital Edition – September 1, 2011

| September 1, 2011 | 2 Comments

Remembering 9-11. Peter Kellett: Little teacher of souls. World Youth Day Wrap Up.

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Letter from Kenya: ‘We slept like that’

Letter from Kenya: ‘We slept like that’

| Peter Kimeu | September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

I can’t count the number of days when “I slept like that,” or describe the feeling of going to sleep hungry knowing I’d wake up and there would still be no food for breakfast.

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Notice: Queen of Peace Hospital, New Prague

Notice: Queen of Peace Hospital, New Prague

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

On July 1, 2011, Queen of Peace Hospital officially merged with Mayo Clinic Health Systems. Simul­taneously, the Sisters of the Order of St. Benedict of St. Joseph, the religious sponsors of the hospital since 1952, discontinued their Catholic sponsorship. Consequently, Queen of Peace Hospital is no longer a Catholic hospital.

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Reflections on World Youth Day

Reflections on World Youth Day

| September 1, 2011

A pilgrimage, I said, was quite different from a guided tour of a foreign country. On a vacation tour one does what one wants to do. On a pilgrimage one goes in search of the living God. Thus, a pilgrimage involves as much “interior” effort as the external, physical effort.

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Faribault pilgrims struck by power of faith amidst the WYD storm

Faribault pilgrims struck by power of faith amidst the WYD storm

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

“The highlight of the trip for me was seeing the pope and being so close to him when he first arrived in Madrid! It was awe-inspiring to see one of the holiest people on the planet and to know that he has a special message for all of us youth.

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WYD: Close encounter of the papal, faithful kind

WYD: Close encounter of the papal, faithful kind

| Susan Klemond | September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Just a few weeks before he left for World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain, Brandon Lehner remembers that he was impressed by how many fans Target Field could hold. The 24-year-old software engineer multiplied that number by 50 as he watched the roughly 1.5 million pilgrims gather in a field for the overnight vigil Aug. 20 and papal Mass the following morning.

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