Bob Zyskowski

Bob is a writer and Client Products Manager for the Office of Communications of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. You can follow him on twitter or email him at zyskowskir@archspm.org.

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Ham Lake parish’s prison ministry aims to help offenders know their dignity

Ham Lake parish’s prison ministry aims to help offenders know their dignity

| June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wound healers

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Catholic Spirit wins second place at annual Catholic press awards

Catholic Spirit wins second place at annual Catholic press awards

| June 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit gathered 13 additional awards, including four first-place awards for writing, design and special sections.

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Father Northenscold: Giving one’s life to the Church just makes sense

Father Northenscold: Giving one’s life to the Church just makes sense

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

A thoughtful 26-year-old, Father Matthew Northenscold takes his time answering questions, pausing before replying, and, often with eyes closed, seemingly searches for just the right response.

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Father Kowalczyk’s path to priesthood marked in road miles, slow steps

Father Kowalczyk’s path to priesthood marked in road miles, slow steps

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father Kyle Kowalczyk admitted he has taken “slow steps” on his road to the priesthood.

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Archdiocese’s history brims with pioneers and visionaries

Archdiocese’s history brims with pioneers and visionaries

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

More than 150 years after Father Louis Hennepin traveled down the Mississippi River and first saw what in 1680 he named St. Anthony Falls — the site of present-day Minneapolis — French missionaries came to Minnesota filled with zeal to bring the faith to native tribes.

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Archbishop Hebda impresses local pastors and parish leaders with personality, knowledge

Archbishop Hebda impresses local pastors and parish leaders with personality, knowledge

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Those who have had some close-up contact with Archbishop Bernard Hebda during his brief time in Minnesota say they like what they’ve seen in the new ordinary of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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‘A theology of encounter’ – Pastoral approach praised

‘A theology of encounter’ – Pastoral approach praised

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

“He is a blessing to our archdiocese — and he speaks Spanish!” – Estela Villagrán Manancero

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Archbishop Flynn: Build on the story

Archbishop Flynn: Build on the story

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The needs of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis may be difficult, Archbishop Emeritus Harry Flynn said, but he thinks Archbishop Bernard Hebda “is the leader we are looking for.”

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Transfiguration’s altars dedicated

Transfiguration’s altars dedicated

| May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bishop Andrew Cozzens blessed both a new rear altar and the renewed altar of worship at Transfiguration Church in Oakdale, Minnesota.

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Archbishop Hebda credits Eternal City for historical perspective

Archbishop Hebda credits Eternal City for historical perspective

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Young Father Bernard Hebda wasn’t too excited about leaving a university chaplaincy to work in Rome, but, nonetheless, he quickly found great satisfaction in the canon law responsibilities that moved him overseas in 1996 — and not just because he loves a morning espresso or pasta for dinner.

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New vision for Dorothy Day Center closer to reality

New vision for Dorothy Day Center closer to reality

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

One year after the opening of a $40 million drive to expand the Dorothy Day Center in downtown St. Paul, $31.2 million has been raised to provide a meal, a place to sleep and a way forward for those who are homeless.

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Minnesotan says he’s privileged to help Mideast refugees survive

Minnesotan says he’s privileged to help Mideast refugees survive

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kevin Hartigan, a Minneapolis native who oversees Catholic Relief Services’ activities in Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, areas where the U.S. Catholic Church’s overseas relief organization is serving a million refugees from Syria and Iraq, loves his work.

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