Archive for June, 2014

Archdiocesan Corpus Christi procession

Archdiocesan Corpus Christi procession

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hundreds walk along as Archbishop John Nienstedt leads the 18th annual Archdiocesan Corpus Christi Procession from the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, through Loring Park and back to the Basilica June 22.

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A taste of rural life

A taste of rural life

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Crowd of about 200 gathers to celebrate Rural Life Sunday June 22 on the farm of Vernon and Elaine Rosckes of Watertown.

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Catholic Spirit wins news awards

Catholic Spirit wins news awards

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit garnered three first-place awards, two second places, a third place and a cluster of honorable mentions in the annual newspaper competition of the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada.

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Digital Edition – June 19, 2014

Digital Edition – June 19, 2014

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fortnight for Freedom, Pentecost, World Cup, U.S. bishops meet, Christians flee Iraq, Senior Living, Vision 20/20, Two schools merge, Latino Confirmation, Rediscover: time to reflect

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Saint Agnes gets donation of $10 million plus, will use to build new activities center

Saint Agnes gets donation of $10 million plus, will use to build new activities center

| June 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

While things were gloomy and rainy outside on June 19, the atmosphere was sunny inside the gym at Saint Agnes School in St. Paul, where students, parents, teachers and other supporters gathered to celebrate an announcement made by staff member Jean Houghton, director of constituent relations.

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Rediscover: Time to reflect

Rediscover: Time to reflect

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Silence gives God an opening to our hearts
– Want to go deeper with God? Enter into prayerful silence

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Jotting down family tales leaves priceless legacy

Jotting down family tales leaves priceless legacy

| Bill Dodds | June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Let’s start with possible reasons you may give for not writing your memoirs now:

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From ‘Homer to Home’

From ‘Homer to Home’

| Bridget Ryder for The Catholic Spirit | June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Deacon Mick Humbert of Guardian Angels in Oakdale is offering his bicycle and endurance for the 3,900 miles between Homer, Alaska, and his home in Oakdale to help guests at Hope for the Journey Home, the parish’s temporary shelter for homeless families.

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If God is everywhere, why go on a pilgrimage?

If God is everywhere, why go on a pilgrimage?

| Liz Kelly for The Catholic Spirit | June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

I once read that Minnesota has one of the highest numbers of perpetual Eucharistic adoration chapels in the country. Truly, God is with us.

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Is it a mortal sin to miss Mass while on a cruise?

Is it a mortal sin to miss Mass while on a cruise?

| Father Kenneth Doyle | June 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

Q. Every summer, my husband and I go on a cruise. Only one cruise line (Holland America) continues to have a priest on board to say Mass. On other cruise lines, we have missed Sunday Mass because there was no priest on board. Is missing Mass in such circumstances a mortal sin?

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Christ’s presence is at the center of Church’s worship

Christ’s presence is at the center of Church’s worship

| Deacon Byron Hagan | June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

In casting himself as the second, greater Moses, Jesus is saying that his own flesh is that eternal, life-giving bread promised to Israel in the desert.

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Mix of sadness, excitement as two schools become one

Mix of sadness, excitement as two schools become one

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Though there were tears and hugs as the school year came to an end at St. Pius X School in White Bear Lake, there also was excitement for the new regional school that will take its place.

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