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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Catholic movie’s show times set at AMC Arbor Lakes Theatre

Catholic movie’s show times set at AMC Arbor Lakes Theatre

| August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Vito Bonafacci,” the story of a well-off lapsed Catholic shaken by a nightmare in which he dies, opens Friday, Aug.26, for an exclusive one-week-only run sponsored by The Catholic Spirit at AMC Arbor Lakes Theatre in Maple Grove. Showtimes each day from Aug. 26 through Sept. 1 are as follows: 9:40 a.m.   12:10 p.m. […]

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You can be there to cheer 2011 Leading With Faith Award winners

You can be there to cheer 2011 Leading With Faith Award winners

| August 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Reserve a seat or reserve a table to add your applause when 12 Catholic business people receive The Catholic Spirit’s Leading With Faith Award for 2011.

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Twins, Tigers & Twin Cities Catholics — Join the fun

Twins, Tigers & Twin Cities Catholics — Join the fun

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Already have tickets for the game? Join us for the picnic & bus ride only. Get your tickets today for the Friday, August 26 Basilica Night at Target Field.

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In scripture, prayer, theology, art and literature, Virgin Mary still sparks interest

In scripture, prayer, theology, art and literature, Virgin Mary still sparks interest

| August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

There is renewed interest in the Virgin Mary – her role in lives of faith, how to interpret references to her in scripture, how she is depicted in art and literature – enough to spark a second Mary in Our Day conference, this one in Duluth, Minn., held on the Feast of the Assumption, Aug. 15.

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Dishin’ it out at CatholicHotdish.com

Dishin’ it out at CatholicHotdish.com

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here’s a spoonful of the blogs and the sometimes meaty, sometimes juicy items being served up on www.CatholicHotdish.com.

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Larson’s ‘In the Garden of Beasts’ sheds new light on Nazi Germany

Larson’s ‘In the Garden of Beasts’ sheds new light on Nazi Germany

| July 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

Are you a World War II junkie? Love history and politics? Here’s a great read for you.

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Best Practices in Parish Stewardship

Best Practices in Parish Stewardship

| June 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

List of best practices developed from extensive research done with Catholic parishes on a national-level.

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Stewardship toolkit available online

Stewardship toolkit available online

| June 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

A toolkit to help parishes develop stewardship as a way of life is now online and available 24/7, 365.

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Five ‘young, eager’ men ordained priests for archdiocese

Five ‘young, eager’ men ordained priests for archdiocese

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

A bagpipe’s distinctive skirl sounded the start of the 2011 ordination Mass May 28 at the Cathedral of St. Paul, where five “young, eager men” — including a native of Scotland — became priests for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Priesthood not only surviving, it’s thriving

Priesthood not only surviving, it’s thriving

| May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Twice in two days this week I’ve stumbled upon published claims that the Catholic Church and the Catholic priesthood as we know it are, if not doomed, on life support.

One analyst offered that, due to the pedophilia scandals and the failure of leadership to be sufficiently accountable (in his estimation and in the estimation of others) in the aftermath, the Catholic laity’s disillusionment with the current church leadership model is “extensive and probably permanent.”

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Other options for backyard Jesus statue?

Other options for backyard Jesus statue?

| April 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

Jesus became front-page news in the Twin Cities again. Well, at least his statue did.

You’ve likely read or heard about the 7-foot-tall statue of Jesus that Tuan Pham had erected in his backyard. The replica of the statue of Christ of Vung Tau in Pham’s native Vietnam became news when first the St. Paul City Council refused to allow a variance to zoning laws, then vandals tried to damage the statue by starting a fire around it.

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Advertisers continue to keep Catholics connected

Advertisers continue to keep Catholics connected

| April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Each month during its centennial year celebration, The Catholic Spirit will look back at how the newspaper covered news and personalities significant to Catholics both locally and nationally. This month, the focus is on our advertisers.

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