Julie Carroll

Julie is a staff writer for The Catholic Spirit and news editor for The Northern Cross. You can follow her on twitter or email her at carrollj@archspm.org.

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St. Paul mayor to proclaim day in honor of Cathedral rector

St. Paul mayor to proclaim day in honor of Cathedral rector

| June 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

Sunday, June 24, will be declared “Very Rev. Joseph R. Johnson Day” in the City of St. Paul.

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Bishop Lee Piché’s homily for Archdiocesan Marriage Day

Bishop Lee Piché’s homily for Archdiocesan Marriage Day

| June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under a bushel basket; it is set on a lamp stand, where it gives light to all in the house.”

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Married couples give ‘light for everyone’ to see, bishop says at Marriage Day celebration

Married couples give ‘light for everyone’ to see, bishop says at Marriage Day celebration

| Sara Kovach | June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

When asked what the secret is for making a marriage last, Leona Archeno said a spouse has to have a lot of patience, love and trust in God.

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‘In love with God’: Sister reflects on a life of service

‘In love with God’: Sister reflects on a life of service

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sister Stephanie, 47, first heard God’s whisper as a child, she said. She still has the journals she kept in junior high where she weighed the pros and cons of married and religious life. But it wasn’t until about 10 years later that she experienced that “a-ha” moment when God’s calling crystalized.

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Msgr. Gregory Schaffer, longtime pastor of San Lucas mission, dies at 78

Msgr. Gregory Schaffer, longtime pastor of San Lucas mission, dies at 78

| May 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

St. Paul native Msgr. Gregory Schaffer, a priest of the Diocese of New Ulm and pastor for 48 years of the diocese’s mission parish of San Lucas Toliman in Guatemala, died May 24 at Cerenity Care  Center Marian of St. Paul, Minn., after a long battle with lymphoma/cancer. He was 78. Msgr. Schaffer achieved national […]

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Students ‘sell’ Mass in ad campaign

Students ‘sell’ Mass in ad campaign

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Be a Hero. Join the Mission. Go to Mass.”

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VanDenBroeke trades computer career for priesthood

VanDenBroeke trades computer career for priesthood

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

“I feel so at peace with the vocation that I have and the way God has led me that I feel very free. It just feels right. This is who I should be.”

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Future Full of Hope

Future Full of Hope

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Parish leadership program brings together people from diverse backgrounds, cultures

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Finding God in the darkness

Finding God in the darkness

| April 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

Every time the Vang children used to visit their uncle in St. Paul, they would keep their eyes to the sky for Saint Agnes’ green, onion-shaped dome. The gold cross atop it shone like a beacon, signaling that they were almost there.

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Radio host broadcasts national show from Holy Angels

Radio host broadcasts national show from Holy Angels

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

About once a month, the Chicago priest takes his show on the road to Catholic high schools, and sometimes even to bars, to give teens and young adults an opportunity to ask their faith-related questions.

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People of faith unite at Capitol to advocate for poor

People of faith unite at Capitol to advocate for poor

| March 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Today I’m looking at the face of God, for you are here to do God’s work. You are here to proclaim justice and the common good in the public square,” Rev. Alika Galloway, co-pastor of Kwanzaa Community Church in Minneapolis, told 750 people attending the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition’s “Day on the Hill” March 20.

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St. Catherine University helps choose $1 million winner

St. Catherine University helps choose $1 million winner

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. Catherine University’s mission: Traverse the globe in search of entrepreneurs who are quietly making a big difference.

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