Archive for September, 2015

Judge grants access to sexual abuse claims to leaders from implicated parishes

Judge grants access to sexual abuse claims to leaders from implicated parishes

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Sept. 3 that access to confidential sexual abuse claims made against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis shall include parishes implicated in the claims.

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12 tips for your retirement planning

12 tips for your retirement planning

| September 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mary Harens, with 20 years of experience in the financial field, offered a dozen items to consider when planning for retirement.

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New art series spotlights spiritual in local artists’ work

New art series spotlights spiritual in local artists’ work

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Works that tackle spiritual themes are part of a year-long art series opening Sept. 4 at the Benedictine Center at St. Paul’s Monastery in the St. Paul suburb of Maplewood.

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One priest reinstated to ministry, another removed

One priest reinstated to ministry, another removed

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda, apostolic administrator of St. Paul and Minneapolis, reinstated to ministry Sept. 2 a Richfield pastor accused in May of sexual abuse of a minor, and he removed from ministry another priest whose sexual abuse allegation case is being forwarded to Vatican officials for review.

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Lightning dislodges cross from St. Helena church

Lightning dislodges cross from St. Helena church

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

At 4:10 a.m. Sept. 2, the neighborhood surrounding St. Helena in south Minneapolis was rocked by an explosion. Lightning struck the church and blew the 3-foot concrete cross off the roof. It split into two larger pieces and landed at the base of the church, with debris scattered on the church lawn and sidewalk.

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Twins make sure kids get to see them play

Twins make sure kids get to see them play

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

250 tickets are set aside for distribution by organizations such as those run by Catholic Charities to serve youth and families.

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Iowa seminarian, 30, dies; was St. Paul Seminary student

Iowa seminarian, 30, dies; was St. Paul Seminary student

| Kelly Mescher Collins | September 2, 2015 | 3 Comments

John Wesley Lawrence, 30, a seminarian of the Diocese of Des Moines, passed away in his sleep the night of Aug. 31 while staying with his mother at her home near Anamosa, Iowa. His cause of death is unknown at this time. Services are pending.

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