Dave Hrbacek

Dave is a staff writer and photographer for The Catholic Spirit. You can follow him on twitter or email him at hrbacekd@archspm.org.

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Good Friday prayer vigil for life

Good Friday prayer vigil for life

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Word on the streets

Word on the streets

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

New evangelization efforts bring new life to Minneapolis parish

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Some 1,700 men gather for prayer, inspiration

Some 1,700 men gather for prayer, inspiration

| March 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

As Archbishop John Nienstedt looked out over the audience at the annual Archdiocesan Men’s Conference March 16 at the University of St. Thomas, he was humbled by what he saw — all 1,600 chairs filled and about 100 more men standing.

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Farewell visit

Farewell visit

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Weber, who graduated from the school in 1989 and is 41, served in the U.S. Army for more than 20 years, and was diagnosed with stage IV intestinal cancer in 2010.

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Let’s get packing:  St. Patrick hosts food prep event for Feed My Starving Children

Let’s get packing: St. Patrick hosts food prep event for Feed My Starving Children

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

On four consecutive days last week, parishioners of all ages joined volunteers from other local churches to prepare meals for the Twin Cities organization, which packs and ships food to needy children around the world.

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Rite of Election: The journey continues

Rite of Election: The journey continues

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Rite of Election and The Call to Continuing Conversion was held at the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis on Feb. 17, the first Sunday of Lent.

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For Tommies football coach, it’s family first

For Tommies football coach, it’s family first

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Glenn Caruso to speak at archdiocesan men’s conference March 16

Glenn Caruso courted his wife the same way he coaches football — he set his sights high.

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‘To dust you shall return’

‘To dust you shall return’

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Students, parishioners at St. Joseph in Rosemount receive ashes on Ash Wednesday.

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Men’s conference offers chance to work on ‘spiritual fitness’

Men’s conference offers chance to work on ‘spiritual fitness’

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kurt Fasen of St. Henry in Monticello is looking forward to a valuable four-hour chunk of time he will spend at the University of St. Thomas Field House in March.

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Secret’s out: Award winner leads St. Helena School

Secret’s out: Award winner leads St. Helena School

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Now, exactly 25 years later, she is putting both the parish and school on the map as one of 12 principals in the nation to be honored with a Distinguished Principal Award from the National Catholic Educational Association.

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Getting the royal treatment

Getting the royal treatment

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Catholic Community Foundation president receives award for volunteer efforts from St. Paul Winter Carnival Royal Court.

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Pro-life with a smile

Pro-life with a smile

| January 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

Prolife Across America founder recounts four-plus decades trying to end abortion

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