Archive for August, 2013

Digital Edition – August 29, 2013

Digital Edition – August 29, 2013

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mass for Persons with Disabilities, Pope Francis denounces Syria, The Catholic Spirit to redesign newspaper and website, Back to School, 50th anniversary of March on Washington, Parish welcomes Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, K of C reaches out to Spanish-speaking community

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Rediscover: Prayer

Rediscover: Prayer

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

– ‘Prayer isn’t a cosmic vending machine’
– Crashed ice: Where hockey dream ends, faith begins
– How do your best days begin?
– What is prayer? Why should I pray?

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Back to School – 2013

Back to School – 2013

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– Neighborhood outreach pays off for Ascension School
– Students and teachers benefit from ‘flipped’ classroom
– AP classes give students jump start on college
– Mahtomedi school is first Catholic IB Primary Years Program in Midwest
– Renting days are numbered for Ave Maria Academy

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News Notes – August 29, 2013

News Notes – August 29, 2013

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– Basilica of St. Mary garners Minnesota preservation award
– Woman professes perpetual vows
– Local pastor visits Croatia for meeting
– Catholic United sets goal of more kits
– Priest to celebrate 50th anniversary

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Health care professionals retreat

Health care professionals retreat

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Curatio Apostolate of Health Care Professionals presents a three-day retreat for those who work in health care Sept. 13 to 15 at Christ the King Retreat Center in Buffalo.

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Humility is a virtue we learn from Christ

Humility is a virtue we learn from Christ

| Deacon Joseph Kirembwe | August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have seen many people — politicians, celebrities, even priests — especially in Uganda where I grew up, demanding honor and respect from others. Being honored and respected is good. But, if we overly demand it from others, it may not be good. The readings of this Sunday challenge us as Jesus’ followers to learn to be humble.

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Why choose a Catholic school?

Why choose a Catholic school?

| Todd Flanders | August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why Catholic schools? The question is more urgent than ever in a crowded K-12 marketplace. It’s not enough for a Catholic school to be a smaller version of a public school, with prayer and service projects added. Essential as prayer and service are, ours is first a teaching mission. If we are to serve families well, we need to focus on how that mission makes a contribution not offered elsewhere.

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Cooperating with the Creator’s plan

Cooperating with the Creator’s plan

| August 29, 2013

The Church’s teaching on sexual morality is analogous to an environmental steward’s desire to protect nature — both understand what was meant to be in the design

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Appointments – August 29, 2013

Appointments – August 29, 2013

| August 29, 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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Job creation and the right of economic initiative

Job creation and the right of economic initiative

| Jason Adkins | August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The last edition of this column highlighted the main themes of the U.S. bishops’ 2013 Labor Day statement. The bishops are particularly concerned about rising economic inequality and persistent unemployment.

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Local seminarians put ‘evangelization in action’

Local seminarians put ‘evangelization in action’

| Neil Bakker | August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

This summer, 18 of my brother seminarians and I went out into the streets of the Twin Cities attempting to heed this call from our Lord. We were part of a two-year-old program at St. Paul Seminary entitled “Evangelization in Action” that gets seminarians experience in evangelizing and spreading the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.

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Evening of reflection focuses on women’s gifts to the Church

Evening of reflection focuses on women’s gifts to the Church

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | August 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

“It is to the fullness of what it means to be a woman that the Church calls us to bring not only our natural capacity to attend the needs of others but to offer our wisdom, our strength, our love — indeed everything that we are to aid humanity in not falling.”

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