Zach Sobiech of St. Michael in Stillwater, who inspired thousands of people around the country and the world during his battle with cancer, and with the music he wrote and recorded during his fight, died at 6:30 a.m. May 20, surrounded by his family and girlfriend Amy Adamle. He was 18.
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Laura and Rob Sobiech garner strength from their Catholic faith as son Zach endures rare form of bone cancer that continues to weaken his body.
“I played everything except football,” said Birk, who enjoyed 10 years with the Minnesota Vikings and four with the Ravens before retiring shortly after his team won the Super Bowl in February. “Jack Peick [physical education teacher] was my coach in everything. He was the guy at Nativity that coached everything. I can remember even at a young age when he was coaching us in basketball.”
“We don’t think of ourselves as being a feeder program,”?Courtney said. “We’re providing a recreational activity for the Catholic grade schools and I think we’re doing a pretty good job getting those kids a chance to play.”
Matthew Brown’s scheduled confirmation was moved up to accommodate the failing health of his sponsor, Zach Sobiech who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.
One of the newer trends in the world of finance is socially responsible investing, and the Catholic Community Foundation incorporates it into its investment programs.
What better place than the Holy Land to discern your next step in life?
That’s what Shirley Wanchena of St. Louis Park decided back in 1977, shortly after her husband, Victor, had died after a six-year battle with heart disease.
Helena Costanzo of Nativity of Our Lord in St. Paul enjoys Mass by candlelight during the Easter Vigil March 31.
Archbishop John Nienstedt and Bishop Lee Piché join hundreds of others to offer reflections and prayers at annual Good Friday Prayer Vigil for Life at Planned Parenthood in St. Paul.