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St. Vincent de Paul distributes food, invites prayer in Frogtown

St. Vincent de Paul distributes food, invites prayer in Frogtown

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Instead of fishing for walleye, Ross Feder and company “fished” for people at St. Vincent de Paul in St. Paul during the weekend of the Minnesota fishing opener.

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Local Catholic Scouting leader doesn’t see big changes coming

Local Catholic Scouting leader doesn’t see big changes coming

| May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic parishes with Scouting groups don’t need to make big changes in light of the Boy Scouts of America’s future name change, according to Bill Davies of the Archdiocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting.

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Holy Childhood opens doors to share campus with Korean Catholics

Holy Childhood opens doors to share campus with Korean Catholics

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

A statue of Korean martyr St. Andrew Kim stood next to the lectern at Holy Childhood in St. Paul for the first time during a Sunday Mass May 6. It signaled a significant change underway in the Como neighborhood: the pioneering of a unique relationship between Holy Childhood and St. Andrew Kim parishes, the latter of which serves the Korean Catholic community in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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MLK celebration calls Christians to confront racism

MLK celebration calls Christians to confront racism

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

More than 100 Christians and local church leaders gathered at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis May 11 to hear a scriptural vision of race amid the modern challenges of racism in society.

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St. Clement, St. Boniface host Christian artists for Art-A-Whirl

St. Clement, St. Boniface host Christian artists for Art-A-Whirl

| May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

What started as a hobby for Renee Hickman will help make St. Clement in northeast Minneapolis an Art-A-Whirl stop May 18-20.

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UPDATED – Basilica prayer service for 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination rescheduled

UPDATED – Basilica prayer service for 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination rescheduled

| May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The ecumenical prayer service, “The Dream Continues,” at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis originally scheduled for April 3 and canceled due to snowstorm has been rescheduled to May 11.

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Ecumenical ‘Pulse’ hopes to draw Catholics May 18

Ecumenical ‘Pulse’ hopes to draw Catholics May 18

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

An ecumenical movement championed by Pope Francis is coming to U.S. Bank Stadium May 18.

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St. Matthew parishioners  recall fire that destroyed  church 50 years ago

St. Matthew parishioners recall fire that destroyed church 50 years ago

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Massive plumes of smoke. That’s what lifelong St. Matthew parishioner Karen Thompson recalls seeing, in disbelief, as the city bus she road home from work turned a corner by St. Matthew School in St. Paul. The church was on fire.

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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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