Archive for July, 2015

Life filled with pain becomes book filled with hope

Life filled with pain becomes book filled with hope

| July 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

A priest Caryn Sullivan met in 2010 changed her life. She met him not long after her husband of 20 years, Ted, died in December 2009.

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Local faithful flock to apostolic administrator’s first Mass

Local faithful flock to apostolic administrator’s first Mass

| July 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda found a fitting and “powerful” message in the Gospel reading July 12 as he celebrated Mass for the first time in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as its apostolic administrator.

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First Mass, then a selfie

First Mass, then a selfie

| July 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda took a moment after Mass July 12 for a selfie with Debbie Luna at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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The road ahead: Q&A with Archbishop Hebda

The road ahead: Q&A with Archbishop Hebda

| Interview by Jessica Trygstad and Maria Wiering | July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The apostolic administrator speaks on current challenges and his hopes for the future

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Speaking to men’s group, Birk focuses on marriage

Speaking to men’s group, Birk focuses on marriage

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Former NFL player and St. Paul native Matt Birk was in town to speak at a St. Paul’s Outreach Men on a Mission event July 10 at Embassy Suites in Bloomington. He is in town for a vacation before heading back to New York City where he now lives with his wife and six children.

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Daily Scriptures: July 5 – July 19, 2015

Daily Scriptures: July 5 – July 19, 2015

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sunday, July 5 Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Ezekiel 2:2-5 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Mark 6:1-6a Monday, July 6 Genesis 28:10-22a Matthew 9:18-26 Tuesday, July 7 Genesis 32:23-33 Matthew 9:32-38 Wednesday, July 8 Genesis 41:55-57; 42:5-7a, 17-24a Matthew 10:1-7 Thursday, July 9 Genesis 44:18-21, 23b-29; 45:1-5 Matthew 10:7-15 Friday, July 10 Genesis 46:1-7, 28-30 Matthew 10:16-23 […]

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Guiding principles for parents

Guiding principles for parents

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Q. You said that you had practical advice for parents. What kind of advice?

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Have faith: God uses our lowliness for greatness

Have faith: God uses our lowliness for greatness

| Deacon Kyle Kowalczyk | July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Galileans apparently spoke with a really strong accent. It was probably an accent similar in Israel to a southern accent here in Minnesota: the type of accent at which one likes to poke fun.

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Digital Edition – July 2, 2015

Digital Edition – July 2, 2015

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The future of marriage, St. Peter’s in Mendota marks 175 years, Basilica Block Party, Laudato Si, Getting to know Archbishop Hebda, Archdiocese moving forward, Director of Mission of Catholic Education named, Chancellor and priests run Grandma’s Marathon, Pope’s World Meeting of Families unveiled

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Dads, kids share faith and fun at yearly camping trip

Dads, kids share faith and fun at yearly camping trip

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Every June, the doughnut supply in Spring Valley, Wisconsin, gets depleted. A rush of dads and their children from St. Rose of Lima church and school in Roseville descend on this small town during their annual summer camping trip, which they have been doing for the last 11 years.

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Gift of self is foundational to married, celibate vocations

Gift of self is foundational to married, celibate vocations

| Sister Candace Fier, ISSM | July 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

God in his plan of love and wisdom has created man and woman for communion. As human beings we find our fulfillment in giving and receiving love.

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Kindergarten teacher spiritual mother to many children

Kindergarten teacher spiritual mother to many children

| Sam Patet for The Catholic Spirit | July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Paula Dudgeon is convinced she made the right decision at age 29. After spending nine years with the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary of Waukesha, Wisconsin, she discerned that God wasn’t calling her to spend her life as a religious sister. Instead, she thought he wanted her to get married and have a family.

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