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Independent study on saints’ writings transforms faith

Independent study on saints’ writings transforms faith

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Bethlehem Academy senior Joseph Seidel’s plans to take a probability and statistics course through Northwestern University in St. Paul fell through last year, he took an independent study on saints’ writings instead.

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Softball captain fields growth in faith, defense of life

Softball captain fields growth in faith, defense of life

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Benilde-St. Margaret’s School senior softball captain Taylor Damberg found success on the diamond and something worth even more in the halls and classrooms of the high school in St. Louis Park.

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Belle Plaine faces devil of a lawsuit

Belle Plaine faces devil of a lawsuit

| May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Almost two years after being denied a spot for a satanic-themed veterans memorial in the city of Belle Plaine, the Satanic Temple is suing the city.

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Four women to receive council awards

Four women to receive council awards

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Four women will receive Laywoman Volunteer Awards for involvement in their respective Council of Catholic Women groups, parishes and communities. The Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women will recognize the winners at its May 3-4 convention at St. John Neumann in Eagan.

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New ACCW leader looks ahead

New ACCW leader looks ahead

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

As a middle-schooler, Betty Berge washed dishes for her mother’s Council of Catholic Women card parties in the basement of then-St. Lawrence Catholic School in Faribault.

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Youths expand civil rights perspective with trip to national memorials

Youths expand civil rights perspective with trip to national memorials

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. Thomas Academy senior Sean Hubbard understood the story of Rosa Parks in a new light when he saw the bus stop in Montgomery, Alabama, where she boarded a bus Dec. 1, 1955, the day she refused to give up her seat because of her skin color.

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Priest-seminarian b-ball: fitness, fun, vocations

Priest-seminarian b-ball: fitness, fun, vocations

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Chaska native Father Nick VanDenBroeke never donned a Chaska High School Hawks basketball jersey in his high school days. But he played on his family’s driveway, and he never lost a love for the game.

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Local young adult group highlighted at national conference

Local young adult group highlighted at national conference

| April 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

A group of young adults gathered at a home in St. Paul in August 2018 to discuss the Church’s clergy sexual abuse crisis in the wake of emerging details of abuse in Pennsylvania and credible allegations against the since-laicized Theodore McCarrick, a former cardinal.

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First Lay Advisory Board meeting opens new dialogue for archdiocese

First Lay Advisory Board meeting opens new dialogue for archdiocese

| April 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mary Brady hopes a new Lay Advisory Board to assist Archbishop Bernard Hebda will usher in a new era of listening in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Holy Family students raise awareness about human trafficking

Holy Family students raise awareness about human trafficking

| April 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thirteen seniors at Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria organized a human trafficking awareness campaign around the Final Four, the NCAA basketball finals at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis April 6-8.

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Statue of Mary vandalized; some St. Thomas students criticize administration response

Statue of Mary vandalized; some St. Thomas students criticize administration response

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nearly 200 University of St. Thomas students and staff prayerfully processed across the St. Paul campus March 21 as an act of reparation for a vandalized Mary statue in Ireland Hall.

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Knights looking  for miracles  at annual Mass

Knights looking for miracles at annual Mass

| March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Father Paul Jarvis wants to hear about miracles when Knights of Columbus and women’s auxiliary members gather from across the state for the third annual Knights Mass 4:30 p.m. March 30 at St. Bridget in Minneapolis.

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