Archive for January, 2012

BSM hockey chaplain: The key is prayer

BSM hockey chaplain: The key is prayer

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

‘Mr. J’ helps team, school move forward spiritually

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Catholic Services Appeal – Pro-life

Catholic Services Appeal – Pro-life

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

As the Feb. 18-19 announcement weekend approaches for the 2012 Catholic Services Appeal, The Catholic Spirit will be spotlighting various ministries supported by the CSA. This edition focuses on the pro-life efforts and other ministries of the archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life.

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Brother Michael Collins’ life helping youth was a song he sang well

Brother Michael Collins’ life helping youth was a song he sang well

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Christian Brother Michael Collins gave us a tangible sign of Christ’s resurrection in his life of helping and educating youth, including the poor and disadvantaged, said St. Cloud Bishop John Kinney at the funeral of Brother Michael, longtime education leader and president of DeLaSalle High School.

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Church’s memorial icon offers blend of East and West

Church’s memorial icon offers blend of East and West

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

It is only fitting that a parish photographer be remembered with an image. In this case, the image is a 5-foot-by-5-foot icon written by local iconographer Debra Korluka of Stillwater.

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‘Faithful  Citizenship’  presentation  in Lakeville

‘Faithful Citizenship’ presentation in Lakeville

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship” will be presented Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. at All Saints in Lakeville.

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A whale of a story

A whale of a story

| Deacon Nick VanDenBroeke | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

We are called to live, today, in light of gaining eternal life, tomorrow

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Reader looks toward birthday celebration without pall of abortion

Reader looks toward birthday celebration without pall of abortion

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

I was born on the 22nd of January, 1962. For the past 50 years I have spent that day surrounded by family and friends, celebrating with parties and presents, balloons and cake.

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Living the Gospel of Life builds a culture of life

Living the Gospel of Life builds a culture of life

| Jason Adkins | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

As we enter the 40th year of legalized abortion in this country, those who have labored in the vineyard for many years to end the tragic loss of life should be encouraged.

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Jewish-Catholic relations built on atmosphere of peace, trust, security

Jewish-Catholic relations built on atmosphere of peace, trust, security

| Steve Hunegs | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The chronological overlap of Hanukkah and Christmas this past year is an appropriate metaphor for the overlap of Judaism and Catholicism.

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Strangers, strange gifts reveal Christ’s healing mission

Strangers, strange gifts reveal Christ’s healing mission

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

One strange gift I received this year is a deep gratitude for my health

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Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast honors St. Matthew’s community service

Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast honors St. Matthew’s community service

| Theresa Malloy | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012 Local Legend Community award was given to St. Matthew’s parish for making “significant contributions to the social and cultural fabric of the community.”

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Chilly weather, warm welcome

Chilly weather, warm welcome

| January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

While the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship ramp outside the Cathedral of St. Paul was being disassembled, Father Joseph Johnson, Cathedral rector, took a moment to reflect on the three-day event, which drew close to 100,000 spectators

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