Archive for June, 2013

The Catholic Spirit wins national journalism awards

The Catholic Spirit wins national journalism awards

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit was honored with 13 awards for writing and videography at the Catholic Media Convention June 19 to 21 in Denver.

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Minnesota Catholic, evangelical leaders urge Congress to pass immigration reform

Minnesota Catholic, evangelical leaders urge Congress to pass immigration reform

| June 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

They urged the state’s congressional representatives to support immigration reform that provides a roadmap to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, upholds human dignity, promotes family unity and secures borders.

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Digital Edition – June 20, 2013

Digital Edition – June 20, 2013

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Graduation quilts, Zach Sobiech friends, Pope speaks about true freedom, Children’s online safety, Catholic hip-hop artists, Fortnight for Freedom, Dewfall and the prayer of consecration, Man of Steel

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Rediscover: Religious Vocations

Rediscover: Religious Vocations

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Many ways to answer calling from God
– Archbishop: Oct. 12 event is chance to celebrate, re-energize
– St. Paul native chooses marriage… to Christ
– From Harvard to the convent
– Our deepest desires

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Father Peterson to retire July 1

Father Peterson to retire July 1

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Bruce Peterson will retire from active ministry on July 1. He has served St. Columbkill, Belle Creek and Holy Trinity, Goodhue since 1970 with St. Mary, Bellechester added as a third parish in 2002.

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Holy Angels hires new hockey coach

Holy Angels hires new hockey coach

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Also:
– Former principal named to NCEA post
– Local Serrans celebrate feast of Junipero Serra
– Three local students join national choir
– City of St. Paul allows statue of Jesus to stay

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Summer Catholic youth program offers week-long camps

Summer Catholic youth program offers week-long camps

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Totus Tuus — a summer Catholic youth program dedicated to sharing the Gospel and promoting the Catholic faith through evangelization, catechesis, Christian witness, and Eucharist worship — has openings at upcoming camps.

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Father Abbott dies at age 81

Father Abbott dies at age 81

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Eugene Abbott, a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, died June 11 at the Little Sisters of the Poor Holy Family Residence in St. Paul.

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News briefs – June 20, 2013

News briefs – June 20, 2013

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Christian Brother Dominic Ehrmantraut celebrates jubilee
BSM president steps down

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Appointments – June 20, 2013

Appointments – June 20, 2013

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appoint­ments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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‘Dewfall’ and the prayer of consecration

‘Dewfall’ and the prayer of consecration

A priest friend of mine recently offered a very insightful answer about why we use this word during Mass

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – June 20, 2013

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – June 20, 2013

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Let’s try something today. We all have those we like and those we don’t like so much. Perhaps many of us are angry with someone. Let’s say to the Lord, ‘I am angry with this person and that one. I pray for him and for her.’”
— Pope Francis, at his weekly general audience June 12

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