Archive for August, 2015

Merged LifeCare centers plan to reopen at new site with new name

Merged LifeCare centers plan to reopen at new site with new name

| August 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Abria’s service enhancements are part of the organization’s aim to be the area’s “most trusted and referred provider of life-affirming medical, personal support and material assistance services,” according to a description on its website.

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Safe environment codes of conduct finalized

Safe environment codes of conduct finalized

| August 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The codes of conduct are one of three elements of the archdiocese’s “Essential 3” requirements that all archdiocesan, parish and Catholic school employees, as well as all volunteers who interact with minors or vulnerable adults, must meet. Safe environment training and a background check also are required.

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Latinos welcome pope through national campaign

Latinos welcome pope through national campaign

| August 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Bienvenido Papa Francisco” launched in early August as a way for Hispanics to share their thoughts and feelings about the papal visit.

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For woman with cerebral palsy, parish is joyful stop on faith journey

For woman with cerebral palsy, parish is joyful stop on faith journey

| Susan Klemond | August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Almost every day Terry Adamson takes a Metro Mobility bus from her New Hope apartment to St. Joseph in West St. Paul. When she arrives, fellow parishioners are drawn to her joyful, loving presence.

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Siena Symposium hosts well-timed workshop on family

Siena Symposium hosts well-timed workshop on family

| Bridget Ryder | August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Participants explore St. John Paul II’s ‘Letter to Families’ amid gay marriage issue, World Meeting of Families

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Could videos prompt passage of MN abortion oversight law?

Could videos prompt passage of MN abortion oversight law?

| Jonathan Liedl | August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recently released videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s practice of harvesting and distributing fetal tissue from aborted fetuses in other states could help push a long sought-after licensing and inspection bill over the final hurdle in Minnesota.

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Brother-artist to lead Day of Prayer with religious Sept. 13

Brother-artist to lead Day of Prayer with religious Sept. 13

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Year of Consecrated Life event to be held at St. Mary’s University Center in Minneapolis.

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‘Planned Parenthood sells baby parts’ protest Aug. 22

‘Planned Parenthood sells baby parts’ protest Aug. 22

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than 300 protests across the country — including one in St. Paul — are expected to be held Aug. 22 in response to Planned Parenthood’s alleged illegal selling of organs of aborted fetuses.

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Panel to discuss putting encyclical into practice

Panel to discuss putting encyclical into practice

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join Minnesota bishops and other Catholic experts in a conversation about “Laudato Si’ — On care for our common home” Sept. 9 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

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Music of France in final cathedral centennial year organ concert

Music of France in final cathedral centennial year organ concert

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Virtuoso Samuel Backman will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, in the free concert at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul.

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Seminarians gain pastoral vision at Belle Plaine farm

Seminarians gain pastoral vision at Belle Plaine farm

| August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The seminarians’ visit to the Glisczinski farm was one stop of a weeklong practicum on the Church and rural life led by the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity and Catholic Rural Life.

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Retired Deacon Donald Pendergast, 93, served Edina parish for 21 years

Retired Deacon Donald Pendergast, 93, served Edina parish for 21 years

| August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Once a coal miner, British native emigrated to U.S. in his thirties and became a cosmetologist.

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