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Daily Scriptures: July 20 – August 3, 2014

Daily Scriptures: July 20 – August 3, 2014

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, July 20
Sixteenth Sunday in ordinary time
Wisdom 12:13, 16-19
Romans 8:26-27
Matthew 13:24-43

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Pope prays for victims of downed plane, urges peace in Ukraine

Pope prays for victims of downed plane, urges peace in Ukraine

| Cindy Wooden | July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Though exactly what happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 remained unclear, Pope Francis offered prayers for the 298 passengers and crew members who died when it came down in eastern Ukraine.

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Growing God’s kingdom: What we can learn about patience from parables

Growing God’s kingdom: What we can learn about patience from parables

| Deacon Thomas McKenzie | July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The three parables we hear in this Sunday’s Gospel point to the kingdom of heaven growing here on earth. However, there is tension because the world is not ready to accept the kingdom growing in its midst.

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Cribbage and the kingdom of heaven

Cribbage and the kingdom of heaven

| Bill Dodds | July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recently, I was teaching my 9-year-old grandson how to play cribbage. I was dusting off a lot of mental cobwebs about the game. We were quite pleased with ourselves.

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New healthcare resource links Catholic patients, providers

New healthcare resource links Catholic patients, providers

| Adelaide Mena | July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new healthcare website hopes to link together Catholic patients and healthcare providers in order to address the cultural challenges facing Catholics around the country.

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Appointments – July 17, 2014

Appointments – July 17, 2014

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Rev. John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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July 20-26 is National Natural Family Planning Awareness Week

July 20-26 is National Natural Family Planning Awareness Week

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The dates of National Natural Family Planning Awareness Week highlight the anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical “Humanae Vitae” (July 25), which articulates Catholic beliefs about human sexuality, conjugal love and responsible parenthood. The dates also mark the feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne (July 26), the parents of the Blessed Mother.

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Why sit and wait when you can educate?

Why sit and wait when you can educate?

| By Annmarie Kirsch for The Catholic Spirit | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

At doctor’s office, local woman sees opportunity to introduce Natural Family Planning

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