Archive for October, 2012

‘Saints Manor’ offers Halloween alternative to haunted houses

‘Saints Manor’ offers Halloween alternative to haunted houses

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Eighth-graders from Holy Spirit School and parish religious education classes will transform the annex of the St. Paul church into “Saints Manor” Sunday, Oct. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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St. Thomas campaign raises more than $500 million

St. Thomas campaign raises more than $500 million

| October 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

“Opening Doors” capital campaign includes $142.5 million for financial aid.

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Digital Edition – October 11, 2012

Digital Edition – October 11, 2012

| October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Vatican II anniversary, Celebrating World Mission Sunday, Candlelight Rosary Procession, Year of Faith

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Vatican II 50th anniversary

Vatican II 50th anniversary

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

– Vatican II engaged world in proactive way
– What exactly is an ecumenical council?
– Council preparations were front page news for local Catholics
– 10 ways Vatican II shapes our church today
– Documents approved during the council

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Transfiguration hosts event for fathers and sons

Transfiguration hosts event for fathers and sons

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocesan Association of Holy Name Societies is sponsoring, ‘An Evening for Catholic Men: Men United in Faith’ from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21 at Transfiguration in Oakdale.

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World Mission Sunday 2012: Witnessing faith near and far

World Mission Sunday 2012: Witnessing faith near and far

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

World Mission Sunday is being celebrated in the Archdiocese on October 21, 2012.

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We are called to be missionaries of faith and joy

We are called to be missionaries of faith and joy

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

We just completed hosting a delegation visit from our partner Diocese of Kitui, Kenya. This eight-year-old partnership of solidarity between our two dioceses is designed to build relationships, exchange gifts and share faith.

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Kitui delegation visit features faith, friendship . . . and fun

Kitui delegation visit features faith, friendship . . . and fun

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Eight years into the global solidarity partnership between the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Kitui, Kenya, the two faith communities are still learning from each other, building relationships and strengthening each other’s faith.

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Council preparations were front page news for local Catholics

Council preparations were front page news for local Catholics

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Pope John XXIII Announces First Ecumenical Council Since 1870, Expected in One Year”

— Headline, The Catholic Bulletin, Jan. 30, 1959

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Witnessing Faith

Witnessing Faith

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. Joseph the Worker in Maple Grove will host the conference, “Witnessing Faith.” The event will be a day of prayer, learning and sharing with keynote speakers and a variety of enriching, motivating workshops.

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Vatican II engaged world in proactive way

Vatican II engaged world in proactive way

| Edward P. Hahnenberg | October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Jan. 25, 1959, before a small group of cardinals gathered in the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, the newly elected Pope John XXIII announced his intention to call a council. It would become the Second Vatican Council.

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10 ways Vatican II shapes our church today

10 ways Vatican II shapes our church today

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council by Blessed Pope John XXIII Oct. 11. Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Divine Worship, offers the following list to help Catholics better appreciate the council and its lasting effects.

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