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A Minneapolis native, Jesuit begins ministry across the river

A Minneapolis native, Jesuit begins ministry across the river

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Richard Fichtinger recently took a walk along the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis for the first time in nine years after returning from formation with the order.

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Archdiocesan group visits Alaska mission diocese

Archdiocesan group visits Alaska mission diocese

| July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Eight people from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis visited the Diocese of Fairbanks, Alaska, June 15-June 22 to learn about in one of the most remote parts of the U.S.

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Fraternity of St. Charles priests look forward to serving at St. Peter in North St. Paul

Fraternity of St. Charles priests look forward to serving at St. Peter in North St. Paul

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Having met Christ in the midst of community, Italian priests Father Ettore Ferrario and Father Pietro Rossotti hope to lead the people of St. Peter in North St. Paul to a similar encounter as they begin their ministry at the 128-year-old parish.

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Priestly Fraternity begins service at St. Peter in North St. Paul

Priestly Fraternity begins service at St. Peter in North St. Paul

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Italian priests Father Ettore Ferrario and Father Pietro Rossotti start their ministry with St. Peter in North St. Paul July 1. The 128-year-old parish includes a school.

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Delegates to Kitui say cultural exchange, faith sharing are partnership’s benefits

Delegates to Kitui say cultural exchange, faith sharing are partnership’s benefits

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The people of the Diocese of Kitui that we meet have tremendous faith [and] have tremendous capacity to build their own future,” said Mike Haasl, the Center for Mission’s global solidarity coordinator, who led the delegation.

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Msgr. Baumgaertner fostered seminary formation in Minnesota and beyond

Msgr. Baumgaertner fostered seminary formation in Minnesota and beyond

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Longtime seminary leader Monsignor William Baumgaertner died June 21 at the age of 95 at Cerenity Marian in St. Paul.

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Catholic higher ed leader Father Stromberg dies

Catholic higher ed leader Father Stromberg dies

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

A priest who helped bring Pope Benedict XVI to Minnesota has died.

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Knights of Columbus-built house in Lonsdale benefits area Catholic school, education center

Knights of Columbus-built house in Lonsdale benefits area Catholic school, education center

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Immaculate Conception’s Knights of Columbus council partnered with the St. Nicholas in Elko New Market Knights to complete a house for charity June 10. The sale of the 2,300-square-foot, 4-bedroom home in Lonsdale closed June 14, and $100,000 of revenue will help Holy Cross School and the Catholic Education Center in Webster.

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Belle Plaine Catholics lead resistance to Satanic Temple veterans monument

Belle Plaine Catholics lead resistance to Satanic Temple veterans monument

| June 14, 2017 | 36 Comments

“You’re invoking Satan,” Adkins said. “We’ve come to a point in society, a post-Christian society, where someone could invoke the name of Satan and even put a monument in the town square — and we’re not talking Uptown, we’re talking Belle Plaine — and that basically there is no public outcry. Traditionally, Christians have understood that when you invoke demons, you’re cursing yourself and your community.”

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Former Hill-Murray star Guentzel a Stanley Cup winner with Pittsburgh Penguins

Former Hill-Murray star Guentzel a Stanley Cup winner with Pittsburgh Penguins

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Just five years after skating for Hill-Murray, former Pioneers hockey star Jake Guentzel hoisted the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins June 11 after 2-0 win over the Nashville Predators.

Guentzel and his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates hoisted the Stanley Cup June 11 after a 2-0 defeat of the Nashville Predators. The Penguins rookie center scored five goals and assisted on one in the 4-2 best-of-seven series win.

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Archdiocese’s earliest adoration chapels mark three decades

Archdiocese’s earliest adoration chapels mark three decades

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

On a warm and clear June 3 night at 8:57 p.m., a young couple pulled up to an empty St. Vincent de Paul church in Brooklyn Park and walked through the main doors.

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Christians express concerns over proposed Satanic memorial in Belle Plaine

Christians express concerns over proposed Satanic memorial in Belle Plaine

| June 6, 2017 | 126 Comments

Father Brian Lynch presented serious issues with the proposed Satanic memorial for Belle Plaine’s Veterans Memorial Park at the community’s city council meeting June 5.

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