Archive for April, 2015

Inspired by brother, St. Hubert student asks classmates to be ‘voice’ for people living with autism

Inspired by brother, St. Hubert student asks classmates to be ‘voice’ for people living with autism

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

How others view and treat people with autism seemed to Taylor Laube “a problem that needed to be fixed,” the sixth grader at St. Hubert School in Chanhassen explained.

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Deadline set for filing claims against archdiocese

Deadline set for filing claims against archdiocese

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

People with sexual abuse claims against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis should file their claims by August 3 in order to be part of the archdiocese’s Chapter 11 Reorganization settlement, Judge Robert Kressel ruled April 16.

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Father Barron: With false conception of God, atheists attacking ‘straw man’

Father Barron: With false conception of God, atheists attacking ‘straw man’

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

They call it “Pastafarianism” — a farce religion constructed around the belief in a “Flying Spaghetti Monster” deity, “a fantastical, imaginary being for whom there is not a trace of physical evidence.” It stands in comparison to the Christian God, whose existence, Pastafarianists argue, is also unsupported by science.

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Daily Scriptures: April 12 – April 26, 2015

Daily Scriptures: April 12 – April 26, 2015

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sunday, April 12
Divine Mercy Sunday
Acts 4:32-35
1 John 5:1-6
John 20:19-31

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Priests prevail in hoops

Priests prevail in hoops

| April 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The annual Priests versus Seminarians basketball tournament took place April 10 at Totino-Grace High School in Fridley.

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Archdiocese gets more time to file Reorganization plan

Archdiocese gets more time to file Reorganization plan

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was granted an extension April 9 to file its Reorganization plan. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Kressel, who is overseeing the archdiocese’s Reorganization process, moved the deadline from May 16 to Nov. 30.

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Digital Edition – April 9, 2015

Digital Edition – April 9, 2015

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Easter, Hmong celebrate 20 years, Divine mercy, Death of a Liturgist, Assisted suicide, Secular institutes, St. Bernard School closes, Couple dedicated to family, Indiana RFRA, Papal ecology, NPH International

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Washing our hands of religious liberty

Washing our hands of religious liberty

| Jason Adkins | April 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The debate over the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act has brought us clarity. If you have wondered to what extent some advocates for “tolerance” will “tolerate” genuine pluralism of opinion about the nature of marriage, gender and human sexuality, you have your answer: very little.

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Action Alert – Support a legislative commission on surrogacy

Action Alert – Support a legislative commission on surrogacy

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Instructions on how to contact your legislators quickly to support a legislative commission on surrogacy

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From our Readers – April 9, 2015

From our Readers – April 9, 2015

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

More to marriage numbers
Let’s not scare the Jews during Easter week
Looking for more fanfare

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Take Easter beyond egg hunts and into everyday life

Take Easter beyond egg hunts and into everyday life

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was the pinnacle of a Triduum made difficult by my 18-month-old. My husband and I spent Holy Thursday taking turns walking with him in our parish’s narthex, and on Good Friday I held him as he slept, unable to kneel or stand with the rest of the congregation.

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Physician-assisted suicide part of ‘throwaway culture’

Physician-assisted suicide part of ‘throwaway culture’

It was a terrible shock to learn that the reason behind the crash of Germanwings Airbus A320 airliner on March 30, 2015, in the southeastern French Alps may have been the intentional decision of the co-pilot to kill himself and all 149 passengers as well.

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