Archive for February, 2013

Pope Benedict bids farewell

Pope Benedict bids farewell

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

After leading the Catholic Church for eight years, the pope is stepping down. Read more about his life, his service to the Church and what happens next

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Not a club, not a clique: SPO students live the New Evangelization

Not a club, not a clique: SPO students live the New Evangelization

| February 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

When Sarah Spangenberg arrived at the University of St. Thomas for her first semester of college life, she was ready to be on her own.

At least, she thought she was.

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Deacon Swirtz directed the Propagation of the Faith office

Deacon Swirtz directed the Propagation of the Faith office

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Deacon Lawrence Swirtz, 86, died Feb. 19. He was born Jan. 22, 1927 and ordained a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on June 10, 1978.

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March for Marriage rally set for State Capitol March 7

March for Marriage rally set for State Capitol March 7

| February 26, 2013

As advocates for redefining marriage prepare to introduce bills on the issue in the Minnesota Legislature, supporters of current state law regarding marriage will be voicing their views at a rally next week at the State Capitol.

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Are you joining the Catholic Church at Easter this year?

Are you joining the Catholic Church at Easter this year?

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

We want to hear your story

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Rite of Election: The journey continues

Rite of Election: The journey continues

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Rite of Election and The Call to Continuing Conversion was held at the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis on Feb. 17, the first Sunday of Lent.

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Rite of Election is opportunity to show support for those entering Church

Rite of Election is opportunity to show support for those entering Church

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of catechumens and candidates seeking full initiation into the Catholic Church will gather Feb. 17, the first Sunday of Lent, for the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.

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Rediscover: Lent

Rediscover: Lent

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Penitential season a time to ‘repent and believe in the Gospel’
– Soldier was a prayerful giant
– Prayerful giants
– Lent in letters: Two women deepen faith, friendship
– Desert silence for a noisy culture
– Nearly 4,000 attend talks on ‘finding God’s purpose for my life’
– Overcoming life’s challenges to be topic of series’ third presentation

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Digital Edition – February 14, 2013

Digital Edition – February 14, 2013

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pope resigns, Lent, Mary Jo Copeland to get Citizen’s Medal,St. Valentine

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Government’s idea of women’s freedom harms women

Government’s idea of women’s freedom harms women

| Susan Klemond | February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Difficult issues of human sexuality, contraception, the role of women and religious freedom have come together as the Obama administration disregards religious objections to its contraception mandate.

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Roe v. Wade on trial: Students are the judges

Roe v. Wade on trial: Students are the judges

| Barb Ernster | February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

High school students got a chance to participate in a mock trial of Roe v. Wade presented by constitutional law professors at the University of St. Thomas School of Law Prolife Center.

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Second Minnesota lawsuit filed against HHS mandate

Second Minnesota lawsuit filed against HHS mandate

| Susan Klemond | February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The owner of a St. Joseph, Minn., business that provided equipment for the rescue in 2010 of 33 Chilean miners trapped underground filed in U.S. District Court last week the second Minnesota lawsuit against the Obama administration’s contraception mandate.

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