Archive for July, 2012

The embryo that grew up

The embryo that grew up

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | July 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

Those who seek to justify abortion often try to minimize or deny the humanity of the embryo. In a recent online forum, for example, one participant wrote: “I became a human being at the point that my senses functioned as those of a human being. Before that I was just a mass of cells.” Another followed up: “A pile of cells in a woman’s uterus is not a human being. It lives off of and is part of that woman’s body.”

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Meditations at the All Star break

Meditations at the All Star break

| George Weigel | July 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

For the past two decades I’ve taught in Cracow every July. I’d not trade the experience for anything, but it’s had one drawback: I haven’t seen baseball’s All Star Game in a long time. The game itself is no big deal. But the sight of so many great players gathered in one place is an annual reminder of the pastime’s remarkable capacity to renew itself, generation to generation.

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Digital Edition – July 5, 2012

Digital Edition – July 5, 2012

| July 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

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

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New, integrated Office of Communications

New, integrated Office of Communications

| July 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

“In the coming year, you will begin to see positive changes in the way we communicate, including a more integrated approach to print and digital media.” – Archbishop John Nienstedt

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Appointments: July 5, 2012

Appointments: July 5, 2012

| July 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

His Excellency, the Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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Launching a new Office of Communications

Launching a new Office of Communications

Restructuring enables us to more effectively and efficiently coordinate our efforts throughout the local church

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Send us your festival information!

Send us your festival information!

| July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The July 19 issue of The Catholic Spirit will feature a special section listing information about parish festivals.

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For birth moms, a special day of prayer, sharing and healing

For birth moms, a special day of prayer, sharing and healing

| July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

To recognize the pain that often lingers for birth mothers, to honor their sacrifices and to provide opportunities for healing, the Office of Marriage, Family and Life of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is hosting a retreat day Saturday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at St. Peter Church, 1405 Hwy. 3 in Mendota.

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Just going to Mass? No, it’s more than that

Just going to Mass? No, it’s more than that

| Deacon Robert Schnell | July 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

When I mention that the former-speaker and his wife were at St. Richard’s, people say: “Why were they there?”

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Summer: Time to recharge body, mind and spirit

Summer: Time to recharge body, mind and spirit

| July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Your family will appreciate vacation memories for a long time to come

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Health care reform must be guided by moral truth, sound principles

Health care reform must be guided by moral truth, sound principles

| Jason Adkins | July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Three serious problems in the law remain in place and require Congress’s immediate attention

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Road-trip reflections on faith and mobility

Road-trip reflections on faith and mobility

| Christina Capecchi | July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

A road trip provides welcome reprieve from the formidable charge of discovering your place and your purpose

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