Archive for January, 2015

Archdiocese lists assets, creditors in Jan. 30 court filing

Archdiocese lists assets, creditors in Jan. 30 court filing

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed a listing of assets and creditors Jan. 30 with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Minnesota.

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Catholic Schools Week photos

Catholic Schools Week photos

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pictures submitted from Catholic schools around the diocese celebrating Catholic Schools Week

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School milestones

School milestones

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three schools responded to The Catholic Spirit’s query of schools celebrating milestone years in 2015: Immaculate Conception in Columbia Heights, Bethlehem Academy in Faribault and Holy Cross Catholic School in Webster.

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Digital Edition – January 29, 2015

Digital Edition – January 29, 2015

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Catholic Schools Week, Christian leadership, Pope on families, Reorganization Q&A with Archbishop Nienstedt, Teen inventor, Fr. Larry Snyder comes home

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Embracing the Church that speaks to humanity

Embracing the Church that speaks to humanity

| Jeff Hensley | January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

As I came to know more about Catholicism, I discovered that the Church spoke to all aspects of humanity — holiness, personal relationships, family life, social justice, the economy and issues of war and peace, among them. The Scriptures for Feb. 1 remind me of that spiritual reawakening.

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Newest Catholic school takes innovative learning approach

Newest Catholic school takes innovative learning approach

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Adopting the STREAM curriculum was a crucial component in the creation of Frassati, a regional Catholic school serving the White Bear Lake area and its two parishes, St. Mary of the Lake and St. Pius X.

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Catholic organizations react to governor’s budget proposal

Catholic organizations react to governor’s budget proposal

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two Catholic entities paying close attention to the state legislature see elements in Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget proposal that could aid their missions in promoting just and dignified living and working conditions for Minnesotans.

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Non-Catholic annulments; ‘reborn’ and the ‘rapture’

Non-Catholic annulments; ‘reborn’ and the ‘rapture’

| Father Kenneth Doyle | January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why does the Catholic Church ask non-Catholics to receive a Catholic annulment to a previous marriage in order to get married in a Catholic church?

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Action Alert: Restore the Vote

Action Alert: Restore the Vote

| Minnesota Catholic Conference | January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Urge your state representative to support HF 342.

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Education: a fundamental right

Education: a fundamental right

| Jessica Zittlow | January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The education debate often sees public and private education pitted against one another, as if they are competing entities. Yet, both traditional public and private schools share the same fundamental goal: fulfilling the fundamental right of every person to be educated.

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Don’t let Super Bowl Sunday hijack Sabbath celebration

Don’t let Super Bowl Sunday hijack Sabbath celebration

| Robert Brennan | January 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

America’s new high holy day is fast approaching. To add grandeur and importance to this already super-hyped event, the NFL affixes Roman numerals to each of these contests. So as we near Super Bowl XLIX, it might be a good time to look back to see how we got here.

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Local sacred art exhibit explores ‘a sense of the divine’

Local sacred art exhibit explores ‘a sense of the divine’

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Seeing God,” a juried exhibit of sacred art, opened Jan. 28 at the Benedictine Center at St. Paul’s Monastery in Maplewood. According to the center, the exhibit “features the works of local artists whose creative process captures a sense of the divine when seeing the world.”

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