Archive for March, 2014

Digital Edition – March 27, 2014

Digital Edition – March 27, 2014

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jeff Cavins – New Director of Evangelization, Men of conscience, Building community in Belle Plaine, Lectio divina, Chrism Mass, DeLaSalle’s Reid Travis, Dorothy Day ReVision, Surrogacy bill, Senior Housing, Rediscover: praying with Scripture

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Archdiocese granted more time to provide information on credibly accused priests

Archdiocese granted more time to provide information on credibly accused priests

| March 28, 2014

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has been extended additional time to provide documents related to priests credibly accused of sexually abusing minors.

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Senior Services Guide – Spring 2014

Senior Services Guide – Spring 2014

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Senior Housing and Services

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Rediscover: prayer with Scripture

Rediscover: prayer with Scripture

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Ancient prayer practice offers simple way to talk to God
– Couple falls head over heels over ‘lectio divina’
– The storyteller

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Book can help parishioners become disciples of Christ

Book can help parishioners become disciples of Christ

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Author of ‘Forming Intentional Disciples’ to speak at Cathedral of St. Paul April 5

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Join MCC in talking with your legislators during the legislative session

Join MCC in talking with your legislators during the legislative session

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Say NO to the Commercial Surrogacy Bill, SF 2627/HF 291. The bill has many implications for women and children. It is irresponsible for the Minnesota Legislature to not fully examine the significant concerns surrogacy raises.”

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‘Wombs for rent’ industry now legal in Minnesota?

‘Wombs for rent’ industry now legal in Minnesota?

| Kathryn Mollen | March 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Without any significant consideration, the Minnesota Legislature is poised to create a commercial surrogacy business that would essentially legitimize the buying and selling of children between two contracting parties.

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It’s not too early to think about your parish festival

It’s not too early to think about your parish festival

| Tom Bengtson | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s Lent, so that means it’s time to think about your parish’s fall festival. The annual fundraiser may be six months away, but many parishes already have identified volunteers to head up the organizing effort.

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Our need for a little more mercy

Our need for a little more mercy

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mercy isn’t a popular word in our culture today.

“People get what they deserve.” “Payback is sweet.” “I’ll never forgive them for what they’ve done.”

These sentiments pervade our politics, our entertainment industry and our own lives.

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How often do priests go to confession? Sign of cross when passing a church?

How often do priests go to confession? Sign of cross when passing a church?

| Father Kenneth Doyle | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have often heard priests encouraging Catholics to go to confession more regularly, and I’m wondering how often priests themselves go to confession. Is there a rule on this? And if there is no rule, what is the general practice?

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Overcome spiritual blindness: See the world through the eyes of God

Overcome spiritual blindness: See the world through the eyes of God

| Deacon Joseph Kavuma | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Midway into the Lenten season, on this fourth Sunday we encounter Jesus healing the blind man.

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Hard work, discipline pay off for DeLaSalle’s Reid Travis

Hard work, discipline pay off for DeLaSalle’s Reid Travis

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Reid Travis rolls out of bed at 4:30 a.m. on a typical day during the DeLaSalle High School basketball season. He lifts weights before his 6 a.m. team practice. Then, the 6-foot-8, 240 pound forward devours two full breakfasts in the school cafeteria before class.

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