Archive for April, 2016

Suspects arrested in alleged plot against Vatican, Israeli embassy

Suspects arrested in alleged plot against Vatican, Israeli embassy

| Junno Arocho Esteves | April 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

Italian authorities arrested six suspects who allegedly received orders from the Islamic State terrorist group to attack the Vatican and the Israeli embassy in Rome.

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Installation events for Archbishop Bernard Hebda

Installation events for Archbishop Bernard Hebda

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Events Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13

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Digital Edition: April 28, 2016

Digital Edition: April 28, 2016

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Governor praises Ascension School, UST Catholic Studies director and Bernie Sanders attend Vatican conference, Eagan grief support group, Family participates in Abria run, Target Field offers athletes Masses, Dorthy Day sainthood?, Minneapolis Catholic Workers

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Minnesotan says he’s privileged to help Mideast refugees survive

Minnesotan says he’s privileged to help Mideast refugees survive

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kevin Hartigan, a Minneapolis native who oversees Catholic Relief Services’ activities in Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, areas where the U.S. Catholic Church’s overseas relief organization is serving a million refugees from Syria and Iraq, loves his work.

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For archdiocese, let’s take a page from pope’s prayer book

For archdiocese, let’s take a page from pope’s prayer book

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | April 28, 2016

With all the difficulty and struggle that we have walked through as an archdiocese for the past two and a half years, this news was such a welcome joy. I have gotten to know Archbishop Hebda so well these past months, and I know him to be a humble, intelligent, generous and loving man who is just the sort of shepherd we need right now.

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Para la arquidiócesis, tomemos una página del libro de oraciones del papa

Para la arquidiócesis, tomemos una página del libro de oraciones del papa

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | April 28, 2016

Debo admitir que cuando recibí la noticia de que el Arzobispo Bernard Hebda había sido nombrado arzobispo de St. Paul y Minneapolis me conmovió hasta las lágrimas con abrumadora gratitud en mi corazón.

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Appointments: April 28, 2016

Appointments: April 28, 2016

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Reverend Bernard Hebda, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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‘Rebuilt’ authors share best practices at formation day

‘Rebuilt’ authors share best practices at formation day

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

After realizing the programs they were feeding to parishioners were making “religious consumers” rather than disciples, Father Michael White and parish staff member Tom Corcoran decided to scrap the programs and start anew at the Church of the Nativity north of Baltimore.

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Year of Mercy enhances annual rosary procession

Year of Mercy enhances annual rosary procession

| April 27, 2016 | 1 Comment

Pilgrimage is an apt image of Christian discipleship. Indeed, the earliest disciples were known to be “on the way.”

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Catholic Watchmen aims to meet men where they are at

Catholic Watchmen aims to meet men where they are at

| Deacon Jim Bauhs | April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

These men, our brothers in Christ, gathered together to learn about the Catholic Watchmen movement that has begun in this archdiocese. They accepted the challenge to become Catholic Watchmen, pledged to exercise the seven disciplines of the Catholic Watchmen movement and to support each other, and they were initiated as Catholic Watchmen by Bishop Cozzens.

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‘The Joy of Love’ and family policy

‘The Joy of Love’ and family policy

| Jonathan Liedl | April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

In his recently released exhortation, “Amoris Laetitia” (“The Joy of Love”), Pope Francis affirms the family as the foundational unit of society, the place where children are nurtured and formed in love and where spouses grow in self-giving. “The welfare of the family,” the Holy Father says, “is decisive for the future of the world and that of the Church.”

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Finding a bold friend in St. Catherine of Siena

Finding a bold friend in St. Catherine of Siena

| Alyssa Bormes | April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

With her April 29 feast day right around the corner, it seems like a good idea to talk about a friend.

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