Archive for February, 2016

St. Therese Southwest changes name

St. Therese Southwest changes name

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The nonprofit senior housing provider St. Therese Southwest Inc. changed its name to The Glenn Catholic Senior Communities Feb. 1.

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Black Lives Matter plans Crashed Ice protest at Cathedral

Black Lives Matter plans Crashed Ice protest at Cathedral

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said in a statement that the event will go on as planned.

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Father Keller remembered for laughter

Father Keller remembered for laughter

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father Lawrence Keller loved to laugh. That’s one thing his niece and caretaker Mary Kehoe recalled about the priest, who died Feb. 12 at age 93.

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Archdiocese adds deputy director to child protection staff

Archdiocese adds deputy director to child protection staff

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Janell Rasmussen began Feb. 17 to work as deputy director alongside the office’s director, Tim O’Malley, former BCA superintendent.

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Hispanic hearts in Twin Cities  turn to Mexico for pope’s visit

Hispanic hearts in Twin Cities turn to Mexico for pope’s visit

| Bridget Ryder | February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

With anticipation and joy, Hispanic Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis had their hearts in Mexico for the last week, amid Pope Francis’ visit to the country Feb. 12-17.

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Welfare, surrogacy, school choice top MCC’s legislative priorities

Welfare, surrogacy, school choice top MCC’s legislative priorities

| February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Legislature reconvenes March 8 for its 2016 session, scheduled to end May 23. For the Minnesota Catholic Conference, a shorter session than last year’s means focusing on a few key priorities, said Jason Adkins, MCC director.

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Retreat center plans 50th anniversary events

Retreat center plans 50th anniversary events

| February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center in Prior Lake has planned events large and small this year to mark the 50th anniversary of its first retreat, which began on Jan. 4, 1966. Here’s a listing.

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Who goes on retreats?

Who goes on retreats?

| February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Regular retreat attendees describe the benefits: They’re better Catholics, a father-son duo say; co-workers say “You’re different” when she gets back from being on retreat.

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What’s it like to go on retreat?

What’s it like to go on retreat?

| February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Come with me to Franciscan Retreats and Spirituality Center in Prior Lake, where, for 50 years, people have been going to “find the missing peace.”

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Teens take on timely issue of race in unique play

Teens take on timely issue of race in unique play

| February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a production whose echoes are heard today in the Black Lives Matter movement, Cretin-Derham Hall High School students in St. Paul talk about presenting “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992,” a theatrical documentary surrounding the Rodney King incident, the trial of the police officers involved and the rioting that ensued when their initial acquittal was announced.

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St. Paul’s Outreach celebrates 30 years of college ministry

St. Paul’s Outreach celebrates 30 years of college ministry

| Jessica Weinberger | February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Beyond choosing a field of study or deciding which dorm to call home, college students face deeper decisions: Who do they want to be? What do they believe in? For the first time, it’s up to them to decide, and many contemplate leaving their Catholic faith behind.

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‘Quick, lock the car doors!’

‘Quick, lock the car doors!’

| February 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

How can racism be overcome? A black educator shares ideas that are part of the formation of young people at an inner-city Catholic elementary school and appropriate for all ages.

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