Archive for November, 2012

Digital Edition – November 21, 2012

Digital Edition – November 21, 2012

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Baskets of love, World Youth Day, Advent Week 1, Senior Services Guide

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Protecting the precious gift of our religious liberty

Protecting the precious gift of our religious liberty

| November 21, 2012

Events in Mexico less than 100 years ago are a stark reminder of why we must safeguard our religious freedom

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‘Alone’ — solace for grieving

‘Alone’ — solace for grieving

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Alone/For All Those Who Grieve” by W. F. (Bill) Cento is a collection of poems and prose about coping with the strain of caregiving, and then the grief and healing after the loved one’s death.

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Guide to Senior Services – Fall 2012

Guide to Senior Services – Fall 2012

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Guide to Senior Services

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Shelter in need of volunteers

Shelter in need of volunteers

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Dorothy Day Center’s overflow shelter, located in a former Catholic Charities office building next door to the main Dorothy Day site in St. Paul, is in need of volunteers to help keep it open.

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Parish, school leaders hear about upcoming ‘Rediscover’ initiative

Parish, school leaders hear about upcoming ‘Rediscover’ initiative

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Some 850 pastors, parish leaders and Catholic school staff members attended two kick-off events Nov. 15-16 at St. Peter in Mendota to learn more about a new archdiocesan-wide pre-evangelization, evangelization and catechesis initiative set to roll out in Advent.

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Advent wreath prayer helps to prepare our hearts for Christmas

Advent wreath prayer helps to prepare our hearts for Christmas

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Advent: Week 1 — Dec. 2

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Advent: Rescuing the real meaning of the season

Advent: Rescuing the real meaning of the season

| November 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

For the world of business and retail, the Christmas season began right after the kids shed their Halloween costumes and started unwrapping their treats.

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Elections and the culture: What we learned in 2012

Elections and the culture: What we learned in 2012

| Jason Adkins | November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

During the 2012 election season, the Church actively supported a number of issue-oriented ballot referenda initiatives around the country. Most of them failed to pass.

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At border Mass, Eucharist unites where fence divides

At border Mass, Eucharist unites where fence divides

| Bishop Ricardo Ramirez | November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every year on All Souls Day Nov. 2, the people of God from the Mexico side of the border and from the United States side gather at the fence that divides our two countries at Anapra, N.M., to celebrate the Eucharist.

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Finally! Surprise comes in final minutes of deer season

Finally! Surprise comes in final minutes of deer season

| November 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

Without a doubt, the Lord put me to the test this fall in the deer stand. Anglers call the muskie the fish of 10,000 casts. I think the whitetail deer could be called the fish of 10,000 minutes.

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Savage school gets grant to produce ‘Yes, Virginia: The Musical’

Savage school gets grant to produce ‘Yes, Virginia: The Musical’

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

In celebration of the fifth anniversary of Macy’s holiday “Believe” campaign, the retailer is helping to bring the animated special to life on school stages across the country by making the script and score available royalty free to all schools, as well as a free digital toolkit.

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