Archive for August, 2014

Digital Edition – August 28, 2014

Digital Edition – August 28, 2014

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New Safe Environment director, Tony Deblois – musical genius, Back to School, Kickstarting musician, Vocations

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From rock to Satan, the Christian mind must be transformed

From rock to Satan, the Christian mind must be transformed

| Deacon James Stiles | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peter believed that Jesus was the Messiah, but he did not understand how the Messiah could undergo such a fate. Like all of us, what Peter needed was a transformation of his mind.

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The depth in finality

The depth in finality

| Erick Rommel | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thumbing through the book, “Famous Last Words,” I realized those words have importance, not because they were final but because, in many cases, they provided a better life summary than any biography.

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Back to school – 2014

Back to school – 2014

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When sports clash with Sunday Mass: What’s a parent to do?
Local Catholic schools opt to limit Sunday sports
Students to receive individualized instruction with new learning model
Cultural training to help teachers relate better to students
Back to school tips
Back to school: A missionary perspective
Scholarships from Catholic United Financial help hundreds each year

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Back to school and starting over

Back to school and starting over

| Ginny Kubitz Moyer | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

While it’s hard to say goodbye to my family’s more relaxed summertime state of being, I love the implicit promise of the new school year. It’s a reminder that there are always fresh beginnings in life, that we don’t have to stay fixed in one place.

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Women feel same ache as salvation’s matriarchs

Women feel same ache as salvation’s matriarchs

| Denise Bossert | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

I had a glimpse into the matriarchs of salvation’s history that I had never had. They had no reason to believe they would ever hear their own child’s first cry — except a faint hope that remained in the deepest, most hidden part of their hearts.

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Students to receive individualized instruction with new learning model

Students to receive individualized instruction with new learning model

| Bridget Ryder for the Catholic Spirit | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three Catholic elementary schools are adding educational innovation to the classroom this fall.

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Local Catholic schools opt to limit Sunday sports

Local Catholic schools opt to limit Sunday sports

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Athletic directors at several Catholic elementary schools told The Catholic Spirit that, while their schools and parishes have no written policy about when sports teams may play or practice, many tend to allow no sports activity before noon on Sundays.

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Young women, men gather for a closer look at vocations

Young women, men gather for a closer look at vocations

| Bridget Ryder | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ first retreat for young women drew 65 girls ages 12 to 17 for a day of eucharistic adoration, Mass, confession, small-group discussions and camaraderie Aug. 16 at the St. Paul Seminary.

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Theater director has a place for kids who love drama

Theater director has a place for kids who love drama

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

E-Rhapsody Catholic Youth Theatre gives kids in fourth through 12th grades the opportunity to learn acting and theater skills in a faith-based environment.

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Cultural training to help teachers relate better to students

Cultural training to help teachers relate better to students

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Grant money brings diversity experts to two St. Paul schools

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Rediscover: prayer teachers

Rediscover: prayer teachers

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– Praying fully, even when we’re lost in the clouds
– Register now for the 2014 Rediscover Catholic Celebration
– Download the Rediscover: app
– Tune in to The Rediscover: Hour

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