Archive for December, 2015

Archbishop Hebda takes questions on new archbishop

Archbishop Hebda takes questions on new archbishop

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Numerous questions have been asked of leadership of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as part of the listening sessions held throughout the archdiocese in October and November. The Catholic Spirit asked Archbishop Bernard Hebda, the archdiocese’s apostolic administrator, to answer several of them addressing the naming of a new archbishop. His responses are as follows.

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Catholic Charities: Syrian refugees unlikely to settle in state

Catholic Charities: Syrian refugees unlikely to settle in state

| December 1, 2015 | 4 Comments

The likelihood that Minnesota would receive an influx of Syrian refugees is low, said Catholic Charities experts who work with refugee resettlement, but that shouldn’t diminish Christians’ willingness to help and welcome Syrians, or overshadow the needs of refugees from other countries who arrive in Minnesota.

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Good St. Nick

Good St. Nick

| Jessica Weinberger | December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Feast day celebrations point to saint’s charity

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Known for charity, local Order of Malta helping Bethlehem hospital

Known for charity, local Order of Malta helping Bethlehem hospital

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Marie Hansen, a parishioner of the Cathedral of St. Paul, says that an earthquake in Haiti in 2010 led her to join a group commonly known as the Order of Malta, a worldwide Catholic order with about 10,000 members, 1,800 of whom reside in the U.S.

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