Archive for October, 2011

New prayer text hearkens back to Old Testament prophesy

New prayer text hearkens back to Old Testament prophesy

| Father John Paul Erickson | October 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

“Take this, all of you, and eat of it, for this is my Body, which will be given up for you. . . . Take this, all of you, and drink from it, for this is the chalice of my Blood, the Blood of the new and eternal covenant, which will be poured out for you and for many for the forgiveness of sins. Do this in memory of me.”

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Former NFL QB hands off skills, faith to Pioneer team

Former NFL QB hands off skills, faith to Pioneer team

| October 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

On a recent weekday afternoon at the Hill-Murray football practice field in Maplewood, it was a little tough distinguishing the head coach from the players.

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Digital Edition – September 29, 2011

Digital Edition – September 29, 2011

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Scenic, prayerful atmosphere awaits pilgrims at La Crosse shrine. Marathon Man. Don’t wait: Jump on Facebook and vote for Basilica.

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‘Monumental’ Eagle Scout project honors Civil War vets

‘Monumental’ Eagle Scout project honors Civil War vets

| Kathryn Elliott | October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

A month before his 18th birthday, Patrick Finnegan completed his Eagle Scout project: sprucing up 70 Civil War-era gravestones at Calvary Cemetery in St. Paul.

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From hamsters to horses, all are blessed at St. Joseph in Rosemount

From hamsters to horses, all are blessed at St. Joseph in Rosemount

| October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Joseph parish in Rosemount celebrated the feast of St. Francis Oct. 1 with a blessing of pets. St. Francis was known for his love of the natural world. He is the patron saint of animals and his feast day is Oct. 4.

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Focusing on the journey, not the destination

Focusing on the journey, not the destination

| Sara Schewe | October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Why some high-school grads choose to serve, work or travel before college

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Former nun, now 90, tells story of her part in ending Nicaragua crisis

Former nun, now 90, tells story of her part in ending Nicaragua crisis

| Kathy Berken for The Catholic Spirit | October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

The most amazing thing about Alicia Meyer is not that she got an iPad for her 90th birthday or that she was formerly a nun (St. Joseph of Carondelet Sister Mary Arthur). The most amazing thing is that Meyer fearlessly helped end a military/political hostage takeover in Nicaragua in the 1960s.

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