Archive for June, 2012

From Fortnights to Faith: When Ideas Collide

From Fortnights to Faith: When Ideas Collide

| Don Clemmer | June 29, 2012 | 3 Comments

It’s difficult to walk into a parish, visit a diocesan website or even tune into the secular news media without seeing or hearing something about the Fortnight for Freedom, the bishops’ two-week (June 21-July 4) campaign of prayer and education on the value of religious liberty.

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The Catholic Spirit wins journalism awards for writing, photos

The Catholic Spirit wins journalism awards for writing, photos

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit was honored with 13 awards for writing and photography at the Catholic Media Convention June 20 to 22 in Indianapolis.

The awards, for work completed in 2011, are given by the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada.

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Minnesota Catholic Conference calls on Congress, president to amend Affordable Care Act

Minnesota Catholic Conference calls on Congress, president to amend Affordable Care Act

| June 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling June 28 that the federal Affordable Care Act is constitutional, the Minnesota Catholic Conference called on Congress and the president to amend the law to protect the unborn, the rights of conscience and the healthcare needs of immigrant families.

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Digital Edition – June 21, 2012

Digital Edition – June 21, 2012

| June 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Faithful Citizenship, Senior Living, Pairsh Mergers, Marriage Day, Stewardship Toolkit, Fortnight for Freedom Events

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Day of faith and fun down on the farm

Day of faith and fun down on the farm

| June 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

PHOTOS: People from across the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis gathered at the Don and Judy Pfarr farm in Le Sueur June 24 for the Archdiocesan Rural Life Sunday celebration.

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Statement of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis regarding Father Curtis Wehmeyer

Statement of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis regarding Father Curtis Wehmeyer

| June 24, 2012

Archbishop John Nienstedt has removed the pastor of Blessed Sacrament parish in St. Paul, Reverend Curtis Wehmeyer, after learning of allegations that the priest had engaged in misconduct involving a minor.

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Getting ready for the Year of Faith

Getting ready for the Year of Faith

We can mark this special time of grace in many ways in our parishes and in our families

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Archdiocesan Rural Life Sunday

Archdiocesan Rural Life Sunday

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

This year’s annual Archdiocesan Rural Life Sunday celebration will be hosted by Don and Judy Pfarr at Pfarr’s Pond in Le Sueur on June 24 and is sponsored by St. Anne parish.

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First comes ordination, then comes joy

First comes ordination, then comes joy

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

First comes ordination, then comes joy

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Father Adrian, long-time promoter of social justice, to retire

Father Adrian, long-time promoter of social justice, to retire

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. Matthew in St. Paul will celebrate with its pastor, Father Stephen Adrian, his 44 years of full-time ministry and his upcoming retirement, with a 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday, June 23, and a picnic at Cherokee Park in St. Paul.

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Teachers hoping El Salvador trip provides lessons for students

Teachers hoping El Salvador trip provides lessons for students

| Sara Kovach | June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Seven Catholic school educators left June 15 for a week-long immersion trip to El Salvador.

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‘Small Mercies’ found in life’s little moments

‘Small Mercies’ found in life’s little moments

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Small Mercies: Glimpses of God in Everyday Life” is an easy reading collection of anecdotes from which Nancy Jo Sullivan has reached back and harvested the God moments.

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