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Working alongside migrant laborers prepares seminarians for priesthood

Working alongside migrant laborers prepares seminarians for priesthood

| Chaz Muth | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Seminarian John Washington was looking for a summer cultural experience as he prepared to end his academic year at Chicago’s Mundelein Seminary and he found it in an agricultural field in central Washington.

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Limousine crash ‘heartbreaking, gut-wrenching’ for New York community

Limousine crash ‘heartbreaking, gut-wrenching’ for New York community

| Kate Blain | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Among the 20 people killed in a devastating limousine accident Oct. 6 in Schoharie were several victims who had connections to parishes, schools and Catholic organizations of the Albany Diocese.

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What to do when it feels like I’m just going through the motions

What to do when it feels like I’m just going through the motions

| Father Michael Schmitz | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Q. I try to pray. I try to participate in the Mass. But it always just feels so empty. It’s like I’m just going through the motions, and there is nothing there. Is this all there is, or is there something I can do?

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Supreme Court examines dementia, health issues in death penalty cases

Supreme Court examines dementia, health issues in death penalty cases

| Carol Zimmermann | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court, no stranger to death penalty cases, is looking very narrowly at two aspects of capital punishment this term: if an inmate with dementia should be executed if he has no memory of the crime he committed three decades ago and if a death-row prisoner with a specific health problem can be executed by a less painful manner because of his condition.

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Appointments – October 11, 2018

Appointments – October 11, 2018

| October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

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When words fail

When words fail

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

I don’t know what to say anymore.

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Cuando las palabras fallan

Cuando las palabras fallan

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ya no sé qué decir.

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U.K. court rules for bakers refusing to make cake with gay marriage slogan

U.K. court rules for bakers refusing to make cake with gay marriage slogan

| Simon Caldwell | October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court has upheld the right of a bakery to refuse to make a cake emblazoned with a slogan in support of same-sex marriage.

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Catholic voters urged to do their homework in midterm-election voting

Catholic voters urged to do their homework in midterm-election voting

| Debbie Shelley | October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The midterm elections Nov. 6 can be the time to “throw the rascals out” and send a message to the nation’s leaders on how they are doing as Republicans and Democrats battle for control of Congress.

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