Archive for June, 2016

Winks from God

Winks from God

| Alyssa Bormes | June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Now and then, God gives us “winks” to let us know that he will be testing us, but that we are to still trust him. This summer will be just such a time.

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Explaining internal forum; religious mailings

Explaining internal forum; religious mailings

| Father Kenneth Doyle | June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

– What does the “internal forum” mean?
– What do I do with unsolicited holy items received in the mail?

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What it means to live by the Spirit

What it means to live by the Spirit

| Jeff Hedglen | June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

When I was in high school, I signed up for a special district-wide class on criminal justice. The idea was to gather from every school students who were considering a career in law enforcement.

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Visit the imprisoned

Visit the imprisoned

| Father Michael Van Sloun | June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

To visit the imprisoned is a corporal work of mercy. Jesus mentioned it specifically when he said, “For I was . . . in prison and you visited me” (Mt 25:35, 36).

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Ham Lake parish’s prison ministry aims to help offenders know their dignity

Ham Lake parish’s prison ministry aims to help offenders know their dignity

| June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wound healers

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Cookie Cart foundress dies

Cookie Cart foundress dies

| June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cookie Cart foundress Mercy Sister Jean Thuerauf died June 10 at Catholic Eldercare. She was 85.

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St. Kate’s looks ahead

St. Kate’s looks ahead

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Driven by mission, the Catholic liberal arts university for women plans for future with new president

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Samaritans at south Texas parish bring joy, comfort to sick, elderly

Samaritans at south Texas parish bring joy, comfort to sick, elderly

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Delfina Flores loves Tuesdays. On that day, she puts on a bright pink shirt and heads to her church, San Francisco Javier Mission in Laredo, and meets a group of 10 women in pink shirts.

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Iraqi women hope chasuble sent to pope will inspire prayers for peace

Iraqi women hope chasuble sent to pope will inspire prayers for peace

| Dale Gavlak | June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Iraqi refugee women who fled Islamic State group violence in their homeland have appealed to Pope Francis for help, sending a hand-sewn chasuble and imploring him to pray for them and for peace in their country.

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Vatican, World Youth Day officials release pope’s Poland itinerary

Vatican, World Youth Day officials release pope’s Poland itinerary

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will visit the Nazi death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau during his visit to Poland for World Youth Day in Krakow.

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‘God is here to grieve with us,’ says priest aiding grieving families

‘God is here to grieve with us,’ says priest aiding grieving families

| Jean Gonzalez | June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father Jorge Torres admits he has shed a lot of tears since June 12.

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Parish reaches out to Nebraska family after deadly alligator attack

Parish reaches out to Nebraska family after deadly alligator attack

| Joe Ruff | June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Members of St. Patrick Parish in Elkhorn prayed June 16 for Lane Graves, a 2-year-old boy killed in an alligator attack in Florida, his father and mother, Matthew and Melissa, and sister, 4-year-old Ella, during a regularly scheduled morning Mass and special rosary.

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