Archive for December, 2011

Archbishop issues prayer for marriage

Archbishop issues prayer for marriage

| December 15, 2011

To assist statewide efforts to defend and define marriage in the Minnesota Constitution, Archbishop John Nienstedt has issued a prayer intended for use as part of the Prayers of the Faithful at Mass.

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Bringing a musical role model to my attention

Bringing a musical role model to my attention

| December 15, 2011

It has been said that, “You can’t teach old dogs new tricks,” but I am here to prove otherwise.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – December 15, 2011

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – December 15, 2011

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Imagine what would happen if a squad of firefighters runs so fast at the sound of an alarm to put out a fire, but once on the scene realizes that they have no tanks, not even a drop of water with them. That’s how we are if we run out to preach without praying. One who prays without speaking does more evangelization than one who speaks without praying.”

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Digital Edition – December 15, 2011

Digital Edition – December 15, 2011

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Old toys get new life. Visitation interns. Hooked on stewardship. How would you spend $1,000? Local priest featured in memorial calendar.

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Communion host that turned red not a miracle, archdiocese says

Communion host that turned red not a miracle, archdiocese says

| December 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

A Communion host that turned red after it fell on the floor of St. Augustine Church in South St. Paul in June is not a miracle, according to a news release from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Christmas sing-a-long at St. Bridget of Sweden

Christmas sing-a-long at St. Bridget of Sweden

| December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

An annual Christmas sing-a-long at St. Bridget of Sweden in Lindstrom will be held Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

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Mary restores order in history with her resounding ‘yes’

Mary restores order in history with her resounding ‘yes’

| Deacon Kevin Abakisi | December 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

Immediately after Mary says, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word,” history is restored to the right order.

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Old toys get new life

Old toys get new life

| December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nativity of Mary School in Bloomington’s two fourth-grade classes collected used toys from other students to donate to the MORE Multicultural School for Empowerment

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Bishops offer blueprint for treatment of immigrants

Bishops offer blueprint for treatment of immigrants

| December 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this week that it would hear a case involving a controversial Arizona law that, among other things, makes it a crime under state law for illegal immigrants to work or try to find work, and that requires police to determine the immigration status of anyone they stop or arrest if they believe the person might be in the country illegally.

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How would you spend $1,000?

How would you spend $1,000?

| December 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

St. Agnes students learn more about charitable giving thanks to one couple’s generosity

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Local priest featured in memorial calendar

Local priest featured in memorial calendar

| Kathryn Elliott | December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

A priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who served as a U.S. Army Chaplain in Iraq will be featured in the 2012 edition of a “Minnesota Fallen Heroes Remembered” calendar.

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Hooked on stewardship

Hooked on stewardship

| Julie Pfitzinger | December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Odilia in Shoreview and St. Therese in Deephaven were both recently honored at the International Catholic Stewardship Conference in Orlando, Fla., for the creative and innovative steps they have taken around the topic of stewardship in their parish communities.

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