Archive for August, 2012

State Supreme Court dismisses repressed memory lawsuit

State Supreme Court dismisses repressed memory lawsuit

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Supreme Court dismissed a clergy abuse lawsuit July 25, rejecting the plaintiff’s claim that the case was not subject to the state’s six-year statute of limitations because he had repressed memories of the alleged abuse.

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Father Roedel served archdiocese for 53 years

Father Roedel served archdiocese for 53 years

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Father Richard Roedel, who retired from active ministry in 2009, died July 16. He was 80 years old.

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Talks raise awareness about homelessness

Talks raise awareness about homelessness

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Catholic Charities chief executive officer Tim Marx has been presenting “Catholic Charities 101” programs at parishes around the archdiocese to help the public better understand the extent of homelessness locally, what the organization is doing and how people can help.

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Teens sometimes need help to make the right choice

Teens sometimes need help to make the right choice

| Christopher Stefanick | August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Michael’s heel was bouncing as if he was about to break into a sprint, but he didn’t know which way to run.

“My friend texted me during your talk saying he had a new bowl he wanted to smoke with me as soon as I got home.”

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Crib donation was seed for ministry to families in need

Crib donation was seed for ministry to families in need

| Julie Pfitzinger for The Catholic Spirit | August 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

Bridging marks 25 years of providing furniture, household goods to clients

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Sing out your praise

Sing out your praise

| Sara Kovach | August 1, 2012 | 3 Comments

Teens say youth conference experience was ‘powerful’

Sadie Korsich, a sophomore at AFSA High School and parishioner at St. Pius X, said she “felt the presence of God” at the event, which was “pretty amazing.”

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