Archive for October, 2012

Digital Edition – October 25, 2012

Digital Edition – October 25, 2012

| October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Voting as responsible Catholic citizens,Ancestors of faith, Lation Family Day, ‘Nones’ on the rise, Launching the Year of Faith, Nobel Prize winner, Newest saints proclaimed

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Conscience and the marriage amendment

Conscience and the marriage amendment

| Jason Adkins | October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Since the Minnesota marriage amendment was placed on the ballot last year, and even before that, the Catholic Church in Minnesota has been educating Catholics about what marriage is, why it is important and the challenges all of society will likely face if it is redefined.

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Pro-life witnesses must ‘walk our talk’ and live with ‘holy boldness’

Pro-life witnesses must ‘walk our talk’ and live with ‘holy boldness’

| Jean Stolpestad | October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s been 40 years since Roe v. Wade, and 40 years is a good place from which to reflect — to take a moment and recommit to the respect life movement.

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Keeping love in the debate: Truth isn’t license to be rude

Keeping love in the debate: Truth isn’t license to be rude

| Don Clemmer | October 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington lists “falsehoods, lies, distortions, half-truths” among the sort of things Catholics should not be saying or spreading. He instead challenges Catholics to “speak the truth with love.”

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Hospice services in archdiocese offer comfort, respect dignity

Hospice services in archdiocese offer comfort, respect dignity

| October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Catholic Senior Services, a consortium of all Catholic senior care providers who serve the elderly in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, has information about hospice and palliative care resources in the archdiocese.

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Opposing intrinsic evil a Catholic voter’s first priority

Opposing intrinsic evil a Catholic voter’s first priority

| Mike Stechschulte | October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

If there’s a single theme coming from the U.S. bishops in regard to this year’s election, it’s this: Catholicism isn’t political, but politics sure can touch on Catholicism.

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Lessons from a Pakistani teen who is fighting for her life

Lessons from a Pakistani teen who is fighting for her life

| Karen Osborne | October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

I have a new hero. Her name is Malala Yousafzai, and she’s a 14-year-old girl from Pakistan.

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Blind beggar gains more than sight

Blind beggar gains more than sight

| Deacon Adam Hamness | October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Have you heard some Gospel passages so many times that you are tempted to wonder if there is anything that can bring them to life again?

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Mass of remembrance for deceased clergy is set for Nov. 7

Mass of remembrance for deceased clergy is set for Nov. 7

| October 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

Every November, Catholics around the world are asked to pray in a special way for the repose of the souls of the dead. As a way of marking this special month, Archbishop John Nienstedt will be offering a Mass of Remembrance for all Deceased Clergy of the archdiocese at 11:30 a.m., Nov. 7 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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In their words: Criminal justice system participants tell their stories

In their words: Criminal justice system participants tell their stories

| October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Criminal Justice Working Group of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet works for reform of the current criminal justice system by advocating for policies that focus on rehabilition instead of retribution. October is Criminal Justice Month in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minnneapolis and the group has observed it with talks and prayer.

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Public witness and Catholic citizenship

Public witness and Catholic citizenship

| October 25, 2012

As Archbishop Chaput notes, we’re better citizens when we’re more faithful Catholics

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When it comes to nurturing vocations, it’s everyone’s business

When it comes to nurturing vocations, it’s everyone’s business

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them,” Jesus says in the Gospel of Matthew.

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