Archive for September, 2013

Seeking more support for women to embrace work, kids

Seeking more support for women to embrace work, kids

| Carol Glatz | September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many doors have opened the past several decades for women in education and employment, but very little has been done to support women as mothers and wives, said a U.S. expert in family law.

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Financial transparency, accountability are key priorities for the archdiocese

Financial transparency, accountability are key priorities for the archdiocese

| September 26, 2013

The meeting with all the priests in the archdiocese on Sept. 16 was just one more example of how we are living out the vision set forth in the archdiocese’s 2010 Strategic Plan. Today, I’d like to share with you highlights of what was shared at that meeting.

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Appointments – September 26, 2013

Appointments – September 26, 2013

| September 26, 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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Archbishop Nienstedt’s Archdiocesan Youth Day homily

Archbishop Nienstedt’s Archdiocesan Youth Day homily

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Clearly, Jesus is not praising this man for his dishonesty, but rather for his cleverness and aggressive, enterprising spirit. Jesus obviously wants his disciples to be just as wise and just as enterprising when it comes to their stewarding of the Gospel of truth. He commends the attitude and the drive—not the means or the goal of the dishonest steward.

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Pope challenges us to keep gaze on Christ

Pope challenges us to keep gaze on Christ

| Sarah Mealey and Joe Towalski | September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

“And now . . . the rest of the story.”

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What we can learn from Lazarus and the rich man

What we can learn from Lazarus and the rich man

| Deacon Mitchell Bechtold | September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

This Sunday we hear the Gospel story of “Lazarus and the Rich Man.” There is a pity which ought to well up in each of our hearts for both Lazarus and the rich man: Lazarus in his suffering and the rich man in his. Yet, it is Lazarus who is our model.

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Local Syrians find support at St. Maron

Local Syrians find support at St. Maron

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fadel Sakkal worries every day about his family in Syria.

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Updated policy reaffirms commitment to safe environments

Updated policy reaffirms commitment to safe environments

| September 25, 2013

Greta Sawyer wants victims of ministry-related sexual misconduct in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to know something very important: She is ready to respond to their complaints and concerns and offer a variety of assistance.

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Pope Francis celebrates the Church as loving ‘mamma’

Pope Francis celebrates the Church as loving ‘mamma’

| Francis X. Rocca | September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis gave pilgrims attending his weekly public audience Sept. 11 what he called a “homework assignment” to find out the date they were baptized and celebrate it every year.

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Vocation Day: Helping young men hear God

Vocation Day: Helping young men hear God

| September 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

More than 80 young men ages 12 to 17 gathered at the St. Paul Seminary Aug. 17 for Vocation Day hosted by the Vocation Office of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. A seminarian and a participant share their experiences.

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News Notes – September 26, 2013

News Notes – September 26, 2013

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Win tickets to sold out Rediscover: event
Candlelight Rosary Procession is Oct. 4

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Overheard – September 26, 2013

Overheard – September 26, 2013

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

“The confessional is not a torture chamber, but the place in which the Lord’s mercy motivates us to do better.”
Pope Francis, in his interview with Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro published in America magazine

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