Archive for October, 2012

Three parishes share stewardship success stories

Three parishes share stewardship success stories

| Kristi Anderson for The Catholic Spirit | October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Catholics understand stewardship as a way of life — as an opportunity and responsibility to receive God’s gifts gratefully, cultivate them responsibly, share them lovingly in justice with others, and return them with increase to the Lord.

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Comic actor Kevin James wants to ‘glorify God in every way’

Comic actor Kevin James wants to ‘glorify God in every way’

| Mark Pattison | October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

He doesn’t exactly advertise it, but the “king of Queens” is a Catholic family man.

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Talking Americans down from the assisted-suicide ledge

Talking Americans down from the assisted-suicide ledge

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Several states are considering legislative measures to let physicians prescribe (but not administer) a lethal dose of a toxic drug to their patients, thereby assisting their patients to commit suicide. This is known as physician-assisted suicide. Advocates of this practice assure us that this can be a good choice for someone who is dying, or who wants to die.

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Archdiocese’s chancellor for civil affairs to retire

Archdiocese’s chancellor for civil affairs to retire

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Andrew J. Eisenzimmer, chancellor for civil affairs and legal counsel for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis since 2005, is retiring, effective Dec. 31.

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