Archive for January, 2018

Traveling crucifixes help students think about, pray for vocations

Traveling crucifixes help students think about, pray for vocations

| Susan Klemond | January 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The lesson materials in the kits “get teachers involved and focused on vocations themselves as well as letting the children realize that they need to follow Jesus and walk in his paths,” Renshaw said.

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Cardinal praises House for voting to protect babies who survive abortion

Cardinal praises House for voting to protect babies who survive abortion

| January 25, 2018 | 2 Comments

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee said the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act passed by the House Jan. 19 is “common-sense legislation” that “offers a simple and widely supported proposition.”

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Brownback OK’d as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom

Brownback OK’d as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom

| January 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, a Catholic, to be the new U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom in the U.S. Department of State.

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Parish missions a time of community-building, revitalization

Parish missions a time of community-building, revitalization

| Bridget Ryder | January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

St. Patrick in Inver Grove Heights is gearing up for Lent with a parish mission Feb. 5-7 starting at 5:30 each evening.

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Digital Edition – January 25, 2018

Digital Edition – January 25, 2018

| January 25, 2018 | 2 Comments

Father William Baer 1957-2018, Pro-life work requires action, Human trafficking, The Church and sports, Pope apologizes to victims, Arson at St. Kates, U.S. Bank Stadium model

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Young adults want to be heard by the Church, St. Mary’s Press study finds

Young adults want to be heard by the Church, St. Mary’s Press study finds

| Dennis Sadowski | January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret that for years, teenagers and young adults have been leaving the Catholic Church, putting aside organized religion for mere spirituality, another faith tradition or no faith at all.

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From readers – January 25, 2018

From readers – January 25, 2018

| January 25, 2018 | 5 Comments

Weaving the seamless garment
Appreciated call to action

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Catholic schools must matter

Catholic schools must matter

| Father J. Michael Byron and Anne Weyandt | January 25, 2018 | 3 Comments

Why should we care? Why should anybody care about anyone else? And why does this matter?

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To be a watchman

To be a watchman

| Ben Tlougan | January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s about 2345 hours, and there is only a little light from the moon to help us see. My partner and I are on tour duty. Along with about four other two-man teams, we’re keeping watch over our base in northeast Afghanistan.

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To sink or to dance

To sink or to dance

| Liz Kelly | January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

My friend — I’ll call her “Veronica” — goes for the spiritual jugular, so to speak. It’s almost as if she avails herself to God and says, “All right, Lord, give me the toughest assignment you’ve got. Spare me no challenge.”

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Caucusing for human dignity

Caucusing for human dignity

| Katherine Cross | January 25, 2018 | 2 Comments

It might not be a presidential election year, but in November, Minnesotans will still vote for a governor and all 10 of its representatives in Congress, including two U.S. Senate seats. These decisions can potentially shift balances of power on both state and national levels.

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Hooray for Catholic schools

Hooray for Catholic schools

| Father Michael Van Sloun | January 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

National Catholic Schools Week is upon us. The week of festivities — Jan. 28 to Feb. 3 — is a time to feature one of the most important ministries of the Church and our parishes, and to toot our own horn about the excellent quality of education that our Catholic schools provide.

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