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Taking battle notes from Star Wars

Taking battle notes from Star Wars

| Sarah Spangenberg | December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” bring this dynamic to life on the silver screen and provide a profound image of our duty as Catholics in today’s culture and public arena: to be workers, ministers and prophets of a future not our own.

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Our marriages support our priests

Our marriages support our priests

| Brad Parent | December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

As soon as I hung up the phone, questions began swirling in my head. When the dust settled a bit, I realized that in addition to all the questions I had about my brother, I also couldn’t help but ask myself, “What does this mean for me?”

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New York Archdiocese pays $40 million to clergy sexual abuse victims

New York Archdiocese pays $40 million to clergy sexual abuse victims

| Christie L. Chicoine | December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of New York has resolved claims from 189 victims of clergy sexual abuse in the amount of $40 million.

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The ‘bitter pill’ of false liberation

The ‘bitter pill’ of false liberation

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | December 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

A major study published on December 7 in the New England Journal of Medicine concludes that hormonal contraception increases the risk of breast cancer for women. The research used all of Denmark as its sample, following nearly 1.8 million Danish women of childbearing age for over a decade.

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Gregorian chant called seminarian to Catholicism

Gregorian chant called seminarian to Catholicism

| December 7, 2017 | 1 Comment

As Gabe Bouck enters Advent, a season in which Catholics are urged to answer God’s call for conversion, the seminarian is reminded of the melodic voice that inspired him to become Catholic.

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Retirement fund helps care for members, support ministries

Retirement fund helps care for members, support ministries

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the five decades Sister Kathleen Mary Kiemen has been a religious sister, her work has included teaching, parish ministry and environmental activism. For a time, she also helped fellow members of the School Sisters of Notre Dame transition successfully from working to retirement.

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Appointments – December 7, 2017

Appointments – December 7, 2017

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments and change of clergy status in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis:

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Faithful teens represent archdiocese at national conference

Faithful teens represent archdiocese at national conference

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’m often asked what gives me the most hope in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. It’s a tough question because there are so many signs of life in this local Church. A recent trip to Indianapolis for the National Catholic Youth Conference, however, may have tipped the scales in favor of the youth of this archdiocese.

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Adolescentes fieles representan arquidiocesis en la conferencia nacional

Adolescentes fieles representan arquidiocesis en la conferencia nacional

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

A menudo me preguntan qué es lo que me da más esperanza en la Arquidiócesis de St. Paul y Minneapolis. Es una pregunta difícil porque hay muchas señales de vida en esta Iglesia local. Sin embargo, un viaje reciente a Indianápolis para la Conferencia Nacional Católica de la Juventud puede haber inclinado la balanza a favor de los jóvenes de esta arquidiócesis.

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