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Remembering to be present

Remembering to be present

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

We remember. We remember all those who have served in the Armed Forces and gave their lives for our nation. We remember all those who have died after serving others in different ways. And we remember in our prayers all those who will be visiting the graves of loved ones this Memorial Day weekend.

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Appointments – May 24, 2018

Appointments – May 24, 2018

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

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Recordando estar presente

Recordando estar presente

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recordamos. Recordamos a todos aquellos que han servido en las Fuerzas Armadas y dieron sus vidas por nuestra nación. Recordamos a todos aquellos que murieron después de servir a otros de diferentes maneras. Y recordamos en nuestras oraciones a todos aquellos que visitarán las tumbas de sus seres queridos este fin de semana del Día de los Caídos.

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A mystery to be worshipped

A mystery to be worshipped

| Father Michael Joncas | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

With the Most Holy Trinity celebrated May 27, the Church invites us to contemplate one of the central mysteries of the Christian faith: the triunity of God.

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Religious leaders say new NAFTA shouldn’t restrict access to medicines

Religious leaders say new NAFTA shouldn’t restrict access to medicines

Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services was one of seven U.S. religious leaders asking that any new North American Free Trade Agreement “avoid enhanced and extended monopolies on life-essential medicines.”

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Advocacy: More life-giving than you think

Advocacy: More life-giving than you think

| Rachel Herbeck | May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

As Catholics, we are called to actively live out the Gospel in public life. It’s a call that sometimes solicits the thought, “Do I really have to?”

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California judge overturns state law legalizing assisted suicide

California judge overturns state law legalizing assisted suicide

A May 15 ruling by a California judge overturning the state’s law allowing assisted suicide is encouraging because it “was a bad law,” said Ned Dolejsi, executive director of the California Catholic Conference.

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Priest remembered for addiction ministry

Priest remembered for addiction ministry

| May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Martin Fleming was known for his wit. His longtime secretary, Patricia Basel, said Father Fleming had a way of lightening the mood at just the right time. As a retired Army colonel, he never was one to back away from tension. Yet, he had a way of disarming the most intense conflicts with a funny line, she said.

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Receive like a man

Receive like a man

| Jonathan Liedl | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

A few years ago, I was on a discernment retreat with a religious community in Kansas. I had come to the monastery in something of a vocational vertigo: religious life, marriage and diocesan priesthood all swirled before me as possible options, leaving me disoriented and drained. Self-imposed pressure to “figure out” my calling was weighing me down, preventing me from making any actual progress.

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