Archive for May, 2014

Archdiocesan Youth Day set for Saturday, Oct. 25

Archdiocesan Youth Day set for Saturday, Oct. 25

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Teenagers in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are invited to the third annual Archdiocesan Youth Day Oct. 25. The theme, “Thirst for Happiness,” is inspired by Pope Francis’ message to “be blessed [by being] happy.”

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Trust in God’s will opened door to priesthood

Trust in God’s will opened door to priesthood

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

“In the silence, away from the noise of the world’s concerns, the Lord speaks. And the delight and joy that comes from responding ‘yes’ to his invitation will go beyond all your imaginings and expectations.” – Deacon Marc Paveglio

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News Notes – May 22, 2014

News Notes – May 22, 2014

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Father Joncas honored with national award
Father Svobodny celebrates 65th anniversary
Nominations open for St. John Paul II Champions for Life

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Overheard – May 22, 2014

Overheard – May 22, 2014

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Going to school means opening your mind and heart to reality in all its richness and various dimensions. If one learns how to learn — this is the secret, learning to learn — this will stay with you forever.”

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In Pictures – May 22, 2014

In Pictures – May 22, 2014

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

MORTGAGE BURNING
WOUNDED WARRIORS

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Bonding with priests over pizza helped form vocation

Bonding with priests over pizza helped form vocation

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The love of my own big and boisterous family as well as my theological studies in marriage and family at the John Paul II Institute have given me a burning desire to help carry out the work begun by St. John Paul II for the renewal of family life.” – Deacon Joseph Kuharski

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Update: Episode of local seminarians competing on national Bible game show airs May 22

Update: Episode of local seminarians competing on national Bible game show airs May 22

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three men from the St. Paul Seminary will showcase their knowledge of Scripture during the upcoming season of “The American Bible Challenge” on Game Show Network.

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As 50th anniversary of historic document approaches,  local Catholics and Jews celebrate, seek to deepen dialogue

As 50th anniversary of historic document approaches, local Catholics and Jews celebrate, seek to deepen dialogue

| Father Erich Rutten and Steve Hunegs | May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week, Pope Francis is making a historic pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The visit comes as we approach the 50th anniversary of the Catholic Church’s affirmation of kinship with the Jewish people in the document “Nostra Aetate” (“In Our Time”) promulgated at the Second Vatican Council.

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Listening to abuse survivors, building trust important for healing, vicar general says

Listening to abuse survivors, building trust important for healing, vicar general says

| May 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Father Charles Lachowitzer, vicar general of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, attended the gathering that parishioners hosted at the church in early May. It included prayer, song and members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests sharing their stories.

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Bishops to hear reports on marriage, family, sex abuse at June meeting

Bishops to hear reports on marriage, family, sex abuse at June meeting

| Carol Zimmermann | May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops, meeting in New Orleans June 11-13, will discuss today’s economy and its impact on marriages and evangelization. They will also review their efforts in preventing sexual abuse of children, strengthening marriage, helping typhoon victims and preparing for upcoming church-sponsored events on family life.

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Digital Edition – May 8, 2014

Digital Edition – May 8, 2014

Family Rosary Procession, New Deacons, Marriage Day, ACCW Convention, Salute to Graduates, Seminarians compete in Bible Challenge, Postpartum doula, Rediscover: Mary

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Live the life of love our Mother Church gives us

Live the life of love our Mother Church gives us

| Deacon Mitchell Bechtold | May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

This coming Sunday we celebrate the great joy of motherhood and honor those who bear this title. Our own birth mothers may be easy enough to identify and honor, but what of our spiritual mother, which is the Church?

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