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Pax Christi founder dies

Pax Christi founder dies

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father John Timothy Power died on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the age of 76.

The founding pastor of Pax Christi in Eden Prairie, Father Power was born on Oct. 13, 1939 in Faribault. He received Holy Orders on May 28, 1966 after seminary studies at Nazareth Hall, St. Paul Seminary and Catholic University.

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Ad campaign cites poll showing most Americans favor abortion restrictions

Ad campaign cites poll showing most Americans favor abortion restrictions

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

March for Life Action has launched a public awareness campaign through digital and television outlets saying that candidates running for public office who promise to expand women’s access to abortion “are out of touch with American voters.”

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St. Joan of Arc seniors share wisdom with parish, community

St. Joan of Arc seniors share wisdom with parish, community

| Susan Klemond | September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Patsy Jones came prepared to hear about new library resources at a Sept. 12 senior workshop at St. Joan of Arc in Minneapolis, but she was also thinking about trees — and the parish’s SAGES senior ministry that sponsored the event.

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Australian bishops: Reject ageism, ‘old age will come to us all’

Australian bishops: Reject ageism, ‘old age will come to us all’

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Australia’s bishops called on individuals, communities and governments to reject rampant ageism and the toxic attitudes that often accompany concepts such as “intergenerational theft.”

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For financial rep, life insurance started in a concrete way

For financial rep, life insurance started in a concrete way

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Catholic United Financial agent Peter Ryan understood the receiving end of life insurance long before he ever had to make a sales pitch.

He lived through it twice.

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Appointments – September 22, 2016

Appointments – September 22, 2016

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

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

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The right to life: authentic Catholic social teaching

The right to life: authentic Catholic social teaching

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | September 22, 2016

Strange things happen in election years. That was clear to me last Monday morning as I opened the newspaper to a full-page ad from an organization called “Catholics for Choice” referring to “Abortion in Good Faith” and misrepresenting Catholic social teaching by claiming that “public funding for abortion is a Catholic social justice value.”

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El derecho a la vida: la auténtica enseñanza social Católica

El derecho a la vida: la auténtica enseñanza social Católica

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cosas extrañas suceden en los años de elecciones. Eso fue claro para mí el pasado lunes por la mañana cuando abrí el periódico a un anuncio de página completa de una organización llamada “Catholics for Choice,” en referencia al “Aborto en buena fe” y que tergiversan la enseñanza social católica al afirmar que “los fondos públicos para el aborto son un valor católico de justicia social.” Este anuncio, con ligeras variaciones regionales, apareció en los periódicos de todo el país, y representó el último de una serie de esfuerzos de relaciones públicas por esta organización para promover una agenda pro-aborto, tratando de contrarrestar la proclamación consistente y convincente de la Iglesia, del Evangelio de la vida.

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Why you should read C.S. Lewis’ ‘The Great Divorce’

Why you should read C.S. Lewis’ ‘The Great Divorce’

| Bishop Robert Barron | September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

In my capacity as regional bishop of the Santa Barbara pastoral region, which covers two entire counties north of Los Angeles, I am obliged to spend a good deal of time in the car. To make the trips easier, I have gotten back into the habit of listening to audio books. Just recently, I followed, with rapt attention, a book that I had read many years ago but which I had, I confess, largely forgotten: C.S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce.”

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