Archive for March, 2017

Pope asks children to promise Jesus they will never be bullies

Pope asks children to promise Jesus they will never be bullies

| Cindy Wooden | March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis asked 45,000 children preparing for confirmation to promise Jesus they would never engage in bullying.

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DeLaSalle wins sixth-straight state basketball title

DeLaSalle wins sixth-straight state basketball title

| March 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

In a big rout, DeLaSalle High School added to its historic Minnesota state boys basketball championship run March 25.

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St. Maron parish raises money for cross in Lebanon

St. Maron parish raises money for cross in Lebanon

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

When it comes to the plight of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, parishioners of St. Maron in Minneapolis are turning to the cross.

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Nominate someone who Leads with Faith Today!

Nominate someone who Leads with Faith Today!

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit is celebrating the 16th year of our Leading with Faith Awards, which recognize women and men in the archdiocese whose Catholic values shape their work ethic and service to others. Nominate a deserving candidate today.

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London cardinal calls for prayers for victims of Westminster attack

London cardinal calls for prayers for victims of Westminster attack

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, whose cathedral is just a short walk from the scene of the London terrorist attack, called for prayers for the dead and wounded.

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Democrats in Senate plan to filibuster Gorsuch’s nomination

Democrats in Senate plan to filibuster Gorsuch’s nomination

| Carol Zimmermann | March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, moved into the March 23 testimony phase with those for and against his nomination taking the floor, the Democrats announced plans to filibuster his nomination.

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Digital Edition – March 23, 2017

Digital Edition – March 23, 2017

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholics at the Capitol, Men’s conference, Minnesota Harvest Initiative, Marriage and the secular culture, Food campaign, Priestly celibacy, Senior housing guide

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Appointments – March 23, 2017

Appointments – March 23, 2017

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointment in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis:

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It’s time to fix the real immigration problem

It’s time to fix the real immigration problem

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | March 23, 2017

I recently visited the home of local Catholics, Jose and Isabel. Nearly 20 years ago, the couple left Mexico and came to the United States because there was no future for them in their hometown. They would have sought regular work visas to come to the U.S. legally if that possibility had been offered to them. Coming illegally was risky, but a real life was worth it. They both found good jobs and have been working more than full-time and paying taxes since they arrived. They got married in their Catholic parish, and they have three children who are U.S. citizens. Both are actively involved in ministries in their parish and sacrifice to pay what they can so that their children can attend Catholic school. They both speak English, and neither has a criminal record.

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Es hora de componer el problema migratorio real

Es hora de componer el problema migratorio real

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | March 23, 2017

Recientemente visité la casa de los Católicos de la localidad, José e Isabel, desde hace casi 20 años esta pareja llegó de México a los Estados Unidos porque no había un futuro para ellos en su pueblo. Ellos con gusto hubieran solicitado visas de trabajo regulares para venir a los Estados Unidos legalmente, si hubieran tenido acceso a ellas y se les hubieran concedido esta posibilidad. Venir ilegalmente fue arriesgado, pero por una vida verdadera valía la pena el riesgo; ambos encontraron buenos trabajos y han estado trabajando más de la jornada completa y han estado pagando impuestos desde que llegaron. Se casaron en su iglesia Católica y sus tres hijos son ciudadanos de los Estados Unidos. Ambos participan activamente en los ministerios parroquiales y se sacrifican para pagar lo que pueden para que sus hijos puedan asistir a la escuela Católica. Ambos hablan Inglés y ninguno de ellos tiene antecedente penal.

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Senators ask Gorsuch about abortion, religious liberty

Senators ask Gorsuch about abortion, religious liberty

| Carol Zimmermann | March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The third day of confirmation hearings by the Senate Judiciary Committee for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, continued along similar lines of questioning and failed to spark high drama.

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Company’s candles helping church celebrate Easter for generations

Company’s candles helping church celebrate Easter for generations

| Katie Breidenbach | March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dozens of little wax flowers lay on the table in front of her. With a gentle grip, Judy Hamrick picks up each one and covers the back in glue.

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