Archive for June, 2015

Overnight vigil to pray for priests

Overnight vigil to pray for priests

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Catholics from across the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are invited to a first-ever ’round-the-clock time of prayer June 11-12 for healing and renewal within the archdiocese and the sanctification of clergy.

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Cathedral to honor marriages, open photo exhibit June 6

Cathedral to honor marriages, open photo exhibit June 6

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Saturday, June 6, will be a special day for the sacrament of marriage in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Couples celebrating 25 and 50 years of wedded life in 2015 will be honored at 10 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul. Archbishop John Nienstedt is to preside.

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Sacred Heart bids final farewell to Franciscans

Sacred Heart bids final farewell to Franciscans

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Addie Meyers wiped away tears as she described the role the Franciscan friars played at Sacred Heart in St. Paul, where she received her first Communion and later raised her children. Their examples of generosity, poverty and service inspired her daughter to do mission work in Haiti, she said.

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87 stones, 87 snippets of military families’ lives

87 stones, 87 snippets of military families’ lives

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new Minnesota Military Families Tribute on the State Capitol Mall in St. Paul will be dedicated Saturday, June 13, during a ceremony that will include Jearlyn Steele and The Steeles as well as other entertainment following the formal program.

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The call of the birds: slowing down and tuning in

The call of the birds: slowing down and tuning in

| Christina Capecchi | June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

“The only essential equipment for seeing birds is a pair of eyes. Good ears are a help too.”

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Ancient icon focus of June mission

Ancient icon focus of June mission

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

In 1866, Pope Pius IX gave an icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help to the Redemptorists with orders to “make her known throughout the world.” As the religious order approaches the 150th anniversary of that mandate, it is hosting the first in a national series of icon-focused parish missions at St. Alphonsus in Brooklyn Center.

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Consecrated virgin calls being bride of Christ a ‘wonderful fit’

Consecrated virgin calls being bride of Christ a ‘wonderful fit’

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

After taking a vacation in June 1995, Dr. Linda Long returned to her job as a cardiologist at Regions Hospital in St. Paul with a ring on her finger.

A patient noticed the jewelry and made a comment.

“She was so excited for me,” Long said. “She said, ‘Oh, Dr. Long, you got married.’ And, I said, ‘Well, yes I did, but not in the usual way.’”

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