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On Earth Day, St. Joan of Arc celebrates zero waste efforts

On Earth Day, St. Joan of Arc celebrates zero waste efforts

| April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A group of St. Joan of Arc parishioners in Minneapolis is seeking to make trash bags lose weight. 

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Birk’s new initiative encourages purpose in Catholic school athletics

Birk’s new initiative encourages purpose in Catholic school athletics

| April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Could the intensity of traveling teams be taking the “sport” out of “sports,” especially for young athletes?

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Pacem in Terris hermitages offer silence, seclusion

Pacem in Terris hermitages offer silence, seclusion

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

People who make individual retreats in Pacem in Terris’ hermitages make a free-will donation, but the center gets “spiritual paychecks” in the form of letters from former “hermits” that describe their stories and experiences, said Tim Drake, executive director.

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For many men, Demontreville retreats are annual respites

For many men, Demontreville retreats are annual respites

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Since 1948, lay men from around the region and beyond have used silent retreat weekends at Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House in Lake Elmo as a way to respond to God’s will in their lives through the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius.

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Loyola marks 40 years of offering spiritual direction

Loyola marks 40 years of offering spiritual direction

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Since 1977, the Loyola Spirituality Center in St. Paul has been offering opportunities for people seeking spiritual direction.

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UPDATED – Basilica prayer service for 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination cancelled due to snowstorm

UPDATED – Basilica prayer service for 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination cancelled due to snowstorm

| April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

“It’s a chance to mark that occasion and call attention to the fact that we still have a long way to go,” Father Rutten said.

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Villanova, Loyola Catholic chaplains taking center court at Final Four

Villanova, Loyola Catholic chaplains taking center court at Final Four

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

“It’s wonderful because what it’s doing is just highlighting a lot of the universal values that we all share that sometimes get buried underneath all the other coverage,” Father Hagan said about Sister Jean being in the spotlight.

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Gold medalist Pannek welcomed back at Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Gold medalist Pannek welcomed back at Benilde-St. Margaret’s

| March 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Benilde-St. Margaret’s girls hockey players oohed and ached as they held and got pictures with an Olympic gold medal March 21, won by recent alumna Kelly Pannek.

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Under new name, TLC Options for Women looks to Elevate Life

Under new name, TLC Options for Women looks to Elevate Life

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six months since its rebranding as Elevate Life, the nonprofit formerly known as TLC Options for Women has seen its new vision for its organization and pregnancy resource centers begin to take root.

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Capitol 101: An approachable intro to civic engagement  

Capitol 101: An approachable intro to civic engagement  

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

As of March 16, more than 4,000 bills had been introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives. The count was at 3,700 for the Senate.

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Panel discusses helping mothers, children out of poverty

Panel discusses helping mothers, children out of poverty

| March 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

A single parent, Maria Sinchi, 26, didn’t know how much support the Church offers single mothers and children through various nonprofits.

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Highland Catholic School among those observing national walkout day

Highland Catholic School among those observing national walkout day

| March 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Highland Park Catholic School kindergarten teacher Molly Stucker found a student’s comment surprising but telling as she drew blinds on the east facing windows of her classroom.

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