Archive for March, 2014

Called to evangelize

Called to evangelize

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jeff Cavins embarks on a new mission to help Catholics know Christ better and share their faith Well before creating a successful Bible study series, reintroducing audiences to Christ, and leading pilgrimages to the Holy Land, Jeff Cavins knew he was destined to teach God’s word. “I think if there’s anything I’m called to in […]

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Young nun wows judges on Italy’s ‘The Voice’

Young nun wows judges on Italy’s ‘The Voice’

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sr. Cristina Scuccia is a 25 year old member of the Ursuline Sisters of the Holy Family who has appeared on “The Voice of Italy,” a reality show akin to “American Idol” or “Britain’s Got Talent.”

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Islanders win third straight hoop title

Islanders win third straight hoop title

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Photos from the state high school boys basketball tournament

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Rediscover: a prayer routine

Rediscover: a prayer routine

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

How do we cultivate good prayer habits?
Making time for God will give your life purpose, peace
‘Prayer Process’ helps form regular conversations with God
My prayer routine

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Digital Edition – March 13, 2014

Digital Edition – March 13, 2014

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Nienstedt returns to public ministry, Hundreds prepare to join the Church, Archdiocese names Jeff Cavins Director of Evangelization, Redefining beauty, Pope Francis lessons in style, Fish fries, Religious jubilees, Annulments

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Religious women and men celebrate jubilees

Religious women and men celebrate jubilees

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit congratulates the following members of women’s and men’s religious communities who are serving in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and are celebrating jubilees this year.

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The Church and the minimum wage

The Church and the minimum wage

| Jason Adkins | March 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

This session, state legislators are considering raising the minimum wage to $9.50 for large businesses (those businesses with over $500,000 in annual gross revenue), which was a recommendation of the 2010 bi-partisan Legislative Commission to End Poverty.

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Let’s hear it for the nuns!

Let’s hear it for the nuns!

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

When Mary Margaret Gefre’s boyfriend drove her to the train station in their small North Dakota town, the 19-year-old farm girl didn’t tell him where she was headed on that brisk December day, clutching a small bag containing a rosary, her childhood prayer book, a few dresses and a pair of shoes.

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Seeking balance in the story of the cosmos

Seeking balance in the story of the cosmos

| March 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

More than 30 years after Carl Sagan brought the beauty and wonder of outer space to millions of TV watchers, a new version of the popular “Cosmos” series debuted on several cable channels last Sunday.

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Consecrated virginity: a special vocation

Consecrated virginity: a special vocation

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nicole Bettini gives her spouse everything. And Christ, her husband, has not been outdone in generosity.

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Annulment criteria: Did a sacramental marriage exist?

Annulment criteria: Did a sacramental marriage exist?

| Father Michael Schmitz | March 13, 2014 | 5 Comments

What’s the concept of an annulment? It seems like it is just a term for “Catholic divorce.”

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When we suffer with Jesus, we grow in union with him

When we suffer with Jesus, we grow in union with him

| Deacon Paul Shovelain | March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever been somewhere, and you didn’t want to leave? That is how St. Peter felt at the Transfiguration, which we hear in this Sunday’s Gospel.

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