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For archdiocese, let’s take a page from pope’s prayer book

For archdiocese, let’s take a page from pope’s prayer book

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | April 28, 2016

With all the difficulty and struggle that we have walked through as an archdiocese for the past two and a half years, this news was such a welcome joy. I have gotten to know Archbishop Hebda so well these past months, and I know him to be a humble, intelligent, generous and loving man who is just the sort of shepherd we need right now.

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Para la arquidiócesis, tomemos una página del libro de oraciones del papa

Para la arquidiócesis, tomemos una página del libro de oraciones del papa

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | April 28, 2016

Debo admitir que cuando recibí la noticia de que el Arzobispo Bernard Hebda había sido nombrado arzobispo de St. Paul y Minneapolis me conmovió hasta las lágrimas con abrumadora gratitud en mi corazón.

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Appointments: April 28, 2016

Appointments: April 28, 2016

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Reverend Bernard Hebda, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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Catholic Watchmen aims to meet men where they are at

Catholic Watchmen aims to meet men where they are at

| Deacon Jim Bauhs | April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

These men, our brothers in Christ, gathered together to learn about the Catholic Watchmen movement that has begun in this archdiocese. They accepted the challenge to become Catholic Watchmen, pledged to exercise the seven disciplines of the Catholic Watchmen movement and to support each other, and they were initiated as Catholic Watchmen by Bishop Cozzens.

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‘The Joy of Love’ and family policy

‘The Joy of Love’ and family policy

| Jonathan Liedl | April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

In his recently released exhortation, “Amoris Laetitia” (“The Joy of Love”), Pope Francis affirms the family as the foundational unit of society, the place where children are nurtured and formed in love and where spouses grow in self-giving. “The welfare of the family,” the Holy Father says, “is decisive for the future of the world and that of the Church.”

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Finding a bold friend in St. Catherine of Siena

Finding a bold friend in St. Catherine of Siena

| Alyssa Bormes | April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

With her April 29 feast day right around the corner, it seems like a good idea to talk about a friend.

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How can we keep our faith in the face of death?

How can we keep our faith in the face of death?

| Father Michael Schmitz | April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Q. There is a teacher at my Catholic school who just died. He was so young, and all of us students loved him so much. We all miss him so much. I am beginning to doubt my faith in all of this.

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A special measure of the Holy Spirit

A special measure of the Holy Spirit

| Jeff Hensley | April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The college student I was interviewing for an article in the North Texas Daily at the University of North Texas had retained his Jewish identity when he converted to an evangelical mode of Christianity.

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Wuerl: Politically correct ‘choice’ rhetoric hides ugly truth of abortion

Wuerl: Politically correct ‘choice’ rhetoric hides ugly truth of abortion

| Mark Zimmermann | April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

One day after Planned Parenthood’s president, Cecile Richards, spoke at Georgetown University, Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl celebrated a University Mass for Life for college students at a nearby Catholic church, encouraging them to stand up for God’s gift of human life.

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