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Archbishop Hebda encourages homework in uniting Catholics and Lutherans

Archbishop Hebda encourages homework in uniting Catholics and Lutherans

| January 25, 2017 | 13 Comments

Speaking at an ecumenical prayer service Jan. 22, Archbishop Bernard Hebda exhorted the congregation of Catholics and Lutherans to keep working for unity in light of last October’s joint statement in Lund, Sweden.

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Archbishop Hebda to preach at prayer service for Reformation’s 500th anniversary

Archbishop Hebda to preach at prayer service for Reformation’s 500th anniversary

| January 20, 2017 | 67 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda will represent the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for an ecumenical prayer service Jan. 22 in recognition of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary.

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Longtime prison ministry letter writer Sister Mary Mark Mahoney dies at 106

Longtime prison ministry letter writer Sister Mary Mark Mahoney dies at 106

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sister Mary Mark Mahoney, who became known for her prison ministry, died Jan. 11 at the age of 106.

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Sisters of St. Joseph join in national prayer for presidential inauguration

Sisters of St. Joseph join in national prayer for presidential inauguration

| January 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

In anticipation of the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in St. Paul held an event to pray for a peaceful transition of power.

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Pastors’ parish snapshot survey gives priests a barometer for service

Pastors’ parish snapshot survey gives priests a barometer for service

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

With the work of Father Mike Tix and five other pastors in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, the archdiocese now has a web survey for pastors to get a snapshot of their parish. After a conversation between Father Tix and Deacon Rip Riordan about the idea, Father Tix gathered a pilot and development group of pastors to form the survey in 2016.

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St. Thomas Academy rifle team headed to nationals with CMP state championship

St. Thomas Academy rifle team headed to nationals with CMP state championship

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Four St. Thomas Academy, Mendota Heights students and rifle team members will head to nationals in March after winning the state title Jan. 7 in Forest Lake.

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Higher Ground opens its doors to transform homelessness in St. Paul

Higher Ground opens its doors to transform homelessness in St. Paul

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

With finishing touches remaining on Catholic Charities’ brand new Higher Ground homeless shelter in downtown St. Paul, residents began moving in Jan. 11.

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First Spanish-language lay ministry cohort graduates from UST

First Spanish-language lay ministry cohort graduates from UST

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Andres Ramirez now has the theological background and formation to support his many volunteer endeavors at Incarnation/Sagrado Corazon de Jesus in Minneapolis.

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New Rediscover: Hour host Conley looks to shine light on God’s work

New Rediscover: Hour host Conley looks to shine light on God’s work

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patrick Conley’s new radio mission arrived at the end of 2016 when he accepted the task of hosting the Rediscover Hour show for Relevant Radio, the Catholic radio station in the Twin Cities. The weekly show on Friday mornings engages Catholics about the Faith and life in the local Church.

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Musically talented priest Father Gorman dies at 62

Musically talented priest Father Gorman dies at 62

| January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

A priest known for his music in ministry, Father James David Gorman died Jan. 4 at the age of 62.

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BSM brings ultrasound to classroom to teach fetal development

BSM brings ultrasound to classroom to teach fetal development

| January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mark Hutchinson, an ultrasound technician who volunteers at Robbinsdale Women’s Center, told the students that the baby already yawns, gets hiccups and dispenses waste. He also explained how the baby receives nutrients through the umbilical cord. “They [also] like to hold on to it [umbilical cord] because it pulsates and rocks them to sleep,” he said.

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Bruess looks ahead to final months at St. Kate’s, next step as St. Norbert president

Bruess looks ahead to final months at St. Kate’s, next step as St. Norbert president

| December 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brian Bruess appreciates St. Catherine University’s era of growth as a time that prepared him to take the reigns as president of another Catholic college.

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