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‘Longest married couple’ keeping love alive at 95

‘Longest married couple’ keeping love alive at 95

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Vince and Leona Arceno first met at a St. Paul roller skating rink in 1938, and the wheels of love keep spinning for them well into their seventh decade of marriage.

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Archbishop calls priests to be men for others

Archbishop calls priests to be men for others

| April 7, 2017 | 2 Comments

Preaching to the priests of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for the Chrism Mass, Archbishop Bernard Hebda expressed the importance living like oil.

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St. Thérèse drama coming to Rogers parish

St. Thérèse drama coming to Rogers parish

| April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mary Queen of Peace will host “Thérèse: The Story of a Soul” enacted by Dallas-based actress Audrey Ahern April 22, the vigil of Divine Mercy Sunday, at the parish’s St. Martin campus. The drama paints a realistic and human picture of the saint’s life.

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Faith flavors new Mexican restaurant in Edina

Faith flavors new Mexican restaurant in Edina

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Their restaurant decor includes a large wall display with a priest biretta, various, a statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe and historic photos with clergy from St. Mark in Shakopee, which merged in 2011 with St. Mary in Shakopee and St. Mary of the Purification in Marystown to form Sts. Joachim and Anne.

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Crocheting sleeping mats a two-fold service for Most Holy Redeemer ‘Bag Ladies’

Crocheting sleeping mats a two-fold service for Most Holy Redeemer ‘Bag Ladies’

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The “Bag Ladies” anticipate that the mats could be used indoors or outdoors. They’re easily carried and cleaned with water. The mats’ thickness insulate users from cold floors, and the tight plastic weave keeps the mats clean of dirt and bugs.

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Good Friday collection could help new partner Damascus archdiocese

Good Friday collection could help new partner Damascus archdiocese

| March 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

Archbishop Nassar of Damascus has also shared stories of the Church’s suffering members. He said that one man told him, “I have no home and I have lost all my family. I do not have work, I’m hungry and sick without medication. I can’t get a visa to go to another country. I am like a beetle at the bottom of a cup who cannot get out and runs in circles until it dies at the bottom.”

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DeLaSalle wins sixth-straight state basketball title

DeLaSalle wins sixth-straight state basketball title

| March 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

In a big rout, DeLaSalle High School added to its historic Minnesota state boys basketball championship run March 25.

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Men need to be convinced evangelists, speaker says

Men need to be convinced evangelists, speaker says

| March 21, 2017 | 3 Comments

The Church is a half-century into renewed evangelization efforts called for by the Second Vatican Council, but Catholics in the U.S. have yet to move the needle.

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Ex-offender walks into freedom with Ham Lake parish’s support

Ex-offender walks into freedom with Ham Lake parish’s support

| March 17, 2017 | 4 Comments

Matthews, who went to prison on for assaulting his girlfriend, learned about the Catholic faith through Deacon Zinda and joined the Church in 2015. It helped Matthews make changes in his life he desired to make but couldn’t on his own. “I didn’t have the strength to do it, so God gave me that strength,” Matthews said.

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MCC: Catholics at the Capitol momentum to continue through advocacy network

MCC: Catholics at the Capitol momentum to continue through advocacy network

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many of the people attending Catholics at the Capitol March 9 had never been to the State Capitol before, let alone meet with a legislator in person.

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Parishes power Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

Parishes power Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

For Jake Lynch, 82, March is now filled with transporting donated baskets of food weekly from St. Edward to Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People, a Bloomington food shelf, as part of the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. The Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches-sponsored campaign aids 300 food shelves statewide with food and funding each March.

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As evangelization tool, Alpha lays foundation for discipleship

As evangelization tool, Alpha lays foundation for discipleship

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Deacon Mitchell described Alpha as a course “to explore life’s biggest questions through the lens of the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal atmosphere through 10 interactive questions. No pressure, no follow-up, no charge.”

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