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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Kathy Laird: Retired, but still an award winner

Kathy Laird: Retired, but still an award winner

| May 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

Laird, who recently retired as the director of the archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life, was honored earlier this week by Relevant Radio with its Christ Brings Hope Award.

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Deacon Little sees himself as a ‘Catholic missionary’

Deacon Little sees himself as a ‘Catholic missionary’

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

“I found myself declaring, saying out loud, ‘I want to be a priest.’ To which she responded: ‘I know. Come home.’ She knew, as a mother would, long before
I was ever ready to admit it.”

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Singer says: ‘Blindness is a gift’

Singer says: ‘Blindness is a gift’

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Catechetical institute graduate deepens faith, finds meaning in her lack of eyesight

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Rosary procession turns 65

Rosary procession turns 65

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Marchers head up John Ireland Boulevard on the way to the Cathedral of St. Paul during the 65th annual May Day Family Rosary Procession May 6.

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How to choose: Fishing opener or Mother’s Day?

How to choose: Fishing opener or Mother’s Day?

| May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

There are ways men can work through this tough issue

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Honoring the champs

Honoring the champs

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt shows off a photograph given to him by hockey players at Benilde-St. Margaret’s School

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54 years straight: a Koshiol family tradition

54 years straight: a Koshiol family tradition

| April 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

For Fritz and Gerry Koshiol, it all started on a spring night in 1958. Their twin boys, Pat and Mike, were ready to start school, and it was time to register.

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Good Friday pro-life prayer vigil

Good Friday pro-life prayer vigil

| April 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

SLIDE SHOW: The service, sponsored by Pro-Life Action Ministries, was held in front of the new Planned Parenthood facility on Vandalia Street in St. Paul.

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Conference keynoter challenges men to be ‘game changers’

Conference keynoter challenges men to be ‘game changers’

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Also speaking was Archbishop John Nienstedt, who urged the crowd of more than 2,000 to “be about the task of living your vocation well.”

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2,000 stand up for religious freedom at rally

2,000 stand up for religious freedom at rally

| March 27, 2012 | 3 Comments

Kathy Nelson of Holy Name of Jesus in Medina is not a teacher. Yet, she felt compelled to act like one at the Federal Building in downtown St. Paul March 23. She joined an estimated crowd of 2,000 to stand up for religious freedom.

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DeLaSalle boys win hoop title at the buzzer

DeLaSalle boys win hoop title at the buzzer

| March 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Right when it left my fingers, I knew it was going in,” Barker said. “I have been shooting that shot all year.”

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Islanders, Lions capture state girls basketball titles

Islanders, Lions capture state girls basketball titles

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis and Providence Academy in Plymouth crowned champions.

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