Archive for March, 2012

Youth group seeks shoes

Youth group seeks shoes

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. Thomas Becket’s youth ministry group in Eagan is seeking donations of used athletic shoes through Thursday, April 5, to raise funds for a June mission trip to Jamaica.

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Father Leo Dolan served archdiocese nearly 60 years

Father Leo Dolan served archdiocese nearly 60 years

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Father Leo Dolan, 85, died March 22. He was born Jan. 26, 1927, in St. Paul and ordained a priest June 7, 1952. He retired from active ministry Jan. 1, 1994, after helping revive St. John parish in St. Paul, where he served as pastor from 1985 until his retirement.

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Father Joseph Kivel served area parishes

Father Joseph Kivel served area parishes

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Father Joseph Kivel, 77, died March 11. He was born May 20, 1934, and ordained a priest Feb. 19, 1961. Father Kivel retired from active ministry Nov. 28, 2003.

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New communications director to tap all media for the church

New communications director to tap all media for the church

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sarah Mealey, the newly named communications director for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, said she is “convinced that this is what I’m being called to do.”

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Radio host broadcasts national show from Holy Angels

Radio host broadcasts national show from Holy Angels

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

About once a month, the Chicago priest takes his show on the road to Catholic high schools, and sometimes even to bars, to give teens and young adults an opportunity to ask their faith-related questions.

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Operation Rice Bowl’s next stop: India

Operation Rice Bowl’s next stop: India

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

During this Lenten season, Catholics in the archdiocese have been encouraged to enrich their spiritual journey by participating in Catholic Relief Service’s Operation Rice Bowl.

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Minnesota Catholic Directory available

Minnesota Catholic Directory available

| March 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

The 2012 Official Minnesota Catholic Directory — 368 pages of information to help you connect with people and get to churches and institutions across the state — is on sale now.

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Seminarian/priest  basketball tournament

Seminarian/priest basketball tournament

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Guardian Angels in Chaska will host the fifth annual seminarian/priest basketball tournament April 13 at the Guardian Angels School gym.

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Actor is antithesis of bully she plays in Chanhassen’s ‘Hairspray’

Actor is antithesis of bully she plays in Chanhassen’s ‘Hairspray’

| Susan Klemond | March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

When she tucks her long, dark hair under a blonde bouffant wig, Nicole Renee Chapman is just beginning her transformation for a performance of the musical “Hairspray” at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.

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Here’s a refresher on church’s symbols

Here’s a refresher on church’s symbols

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

We walk into church and the first thing we do is reach our fingers into holy water. Why?

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Eavesdrop on conversation between Jesus and a disciple on Palm Sunday

Eavesdrop on conversation between Jesus and a disciple on Palm Sunday

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Imagine you are the beloved disciple walking next to Jesus as he rides into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.

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Understanding the economic justice of marriage

Understanding the economic justice of marriage

| Richard Aleman | March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

As the Social Trends Institute recently concluded, the well-being of a nation’s economy is closely connected to the well-being of the nuclear family.

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