Archive for January, 2012

Parish supports missing couple’s family with prayer

Parish supports missing couple’s family with prayer

| Theresa Malloy | January 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

Friends and parishioners of St. Pius X in White Bear Lake reflected on the lives of Jerry and Barb Heil during a prayer service Jan. 18. The couple is among those missing in the aftermath of a Jan. 13 cruise ship disaster.

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Digital Edition – January 19, 2012

Digital Edition – January 19, 2012

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

LifeCare centers combine to save lives. Legislative guide for Catholics. Catholic schools take marketing big-time.

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Archbishop says Rev. King was ‘courageous leader’

Archbishop says Rev. King was ‘courageous leader’

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt attended the 22nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast Jan. 16 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Catholic Spirit conducted a short question-and-answer interview with him before the event.

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Praying for Christian unity

Praying for Christian unity

| January 19, 2012

I encourage all Catholics to set aside time this week during their personal, private prayer to include this intention for Christian unity

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2012 Minnesota Legislature Guide for Catholics

2012 Minnesota Legislature Guide for Catholics

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

This year’s public policy priorities. How can I keep track of what’s going on? Do’s and Don’ts when contacting lawmakers.

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Initiatives to end poverty needed as much as ever

Initiatives to end poverty needed as much as ever

| Kathy Tomlin | January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

There was good news from the Legislature in December when we learned that the state will have an unexpected budget surplus of $876 million projected for fiscal year 2012-13.

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Choice in education among top priorities this session for Catholic conference

Choice in education among top priorities this session for Catholic conference

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Education. Communication. Mobilization. These three words were Jason Adkins’ mantra 10 months ago when he joined the Minnesota Catholic Conference as its executive director with the goal of helping the church effectively deliver its social teaching message both inside and outside the halls of the state Capitol.

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Follow footsteps of St. Paul on choir pilgrimage to Greece

Follow footsteps of St. Paul on choir pilgrimage to Greece

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Pilgrimage Choir of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will host a trip to Turkey and Greece, Oct. 7-16.

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What’s in a name? Plenty if you’re a Christian

What’s in a name? Plenty if you’re a Christian

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | January 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

With a pregnancy, the birth of a child and the celebration of the sacrament of baptism, a name must be chosen for the child. A name is a word that identifies an individual, a personal designation. This is a not a decision that should be taken lightly. The selection of the name is the duty of the parents.

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Combining resources to save more lives

Combining resources to save more lives

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

University, Highland LifeCare centers join forces for women in crisis pregnancies

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Foundation’s grant total reaches highest amount ever

Foundation’s grant total reaches highest amount ever

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Understanding how difficult the economy has been for those less well off, clients of Minnesota’s Catholic Community Foundation this past year used CCF’s financial services to try to help.

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BSM students put faith into action after Jablonski incident

BSM students put faith into action after Jablonski incident

| Theresa Malloy | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

BSM students put faith into action after Jablonski incident

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