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In Minneapolis, nine ordained deacons at May 2 Mass

In Minneapolis, nine ordained deacons at May 2 Mass

Archbishop John Nienstedt ordained nine deacons during a May 2 Mass at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. Seven were ordained for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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C.S. Lewis’ ‘Narnia’ comes to life in local ballet

C.S. Lewis’ ‘Narnia’ comes to life in local ballet

| Bridget Ryder for The Catholic Spirit | May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

A local ballet company is bringing C.S. Lewis’ beloved children’s story “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” to life in an original production.

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Speaker explains risks, impact of elder financial exploitation

Speaker explains risks, impact of elder financial exploitation

| Jennifer Janikula | April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

U.S. seniors lose more than $2.9 billion every year to greedy financial predators, said Iris Freeman, co-founder and president of the Minnesota Elder Justice Center, who presented at Holy Name of Jesus in Wayzata April 21.

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Daily Scriptures: April 26 – May 10, 2015

Daily Scriptures: April 26 – May 10, 2015

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sunday, April 26
Fourth Sunday of Easter
Acts 4:8-12
1 John 3:1-2
John 10:11-18

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Dunrovin at 50

Dunrovin at 50

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dunrovin Retreat Center celebrates 50 years ministry

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Who are the Christian Brothers?

Who are the Christian Brothers?

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Founded in France by St. John Baptist de La Salle, the De La Salle Christian Brothers established their first permanent U.S. school in Baltimore in 1845. With the goal of “teaching minds and touching hearts,” the religious community is composed only of religious brothers; its founder was its only ordained member.

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Dunrovin director advances mission of leading youth

Dunrovin director advances mission of leading youth

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

On his morning walks with God through 25 acres of woods at Dunrovin Christian Brothers Retreat Center where he lives and works, Jerome Meeds finds ideas that have made a difference at the Stillwater-area center.

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World Meeting of Families

World Meeting of Families

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

In partnership with the publications of all Minnesota dioceses, The Catholic Spirit is launching an 11-part series on families based on the meeting’s
10 themes.

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Commemorating the Voting Rights Act

Commemorating the Voting Rights Act

| Jason Adkins | April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

As we mark the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act, which is one of the most important and effective pieces of civil rights legislation enacted in this country’s history, more work needs to be done to ensure that racism and other inequities do not inhibit anyone from fully participating in community life.

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New director aims to spread understanding of deacons’ role

New director aims to spread understanding of deacons’ role

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Deacon John Belian said he should be better able to prioritize his work as the new director of the diaconate in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis after four listening sessions with deacons this spring.

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Digital Edition – April 23, 2015

Digital Edition – April 23, 2015

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Claims filing deadline, Autism song, National Association of Diaconate Directors, Dunrovin Retreat, Father Barron at UST, ACCW vision, New schools direction, Thomas DeJak family

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100 years later: Twin Cities community gathers to remember Armenian massacres

100 years later: Twin Cities community gathers to remember Armenian massacres

| Anthony Gockowski for The Catholic Spirit | April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s been nearly 100 years since, broken in health, nerves shattered, her mind distressed by tragic memories, a 20-year-old Armenian girl arrived at the doorstep of her brother’s Minneapolis home.

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