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Catholics asked to take survey on family ahead of fall synod

Catholics asked to take survey on family ahead of fall synod

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt is asking Catholics from all walks of life in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to share their concerns and ideas about family life today.

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At national March, youth go deeper into ‘pro-life’ meaning

At national March, youth go deeper into ‘pro-life’ meaning

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

About 180 young people from Minnesota joined a crowd several hundred strong for the 41st annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 22.

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Presentation principal named director of urban education

Presentation principal named director of urban education

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Michael Rogers, principal of Presentation of Mary School in Maplewood, will serve the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as its director of urban education beginning in February.

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Daily Scriptures: January 18 – February 1, 2015

Daily Scriptures: January 18 – February 1, 2015

| January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Jan. 18
Second Sunday in ordinary time
1 Samuel 3:3b-10, 19
1 Corinthians 6:13c-15a, 17-20
John 1:35-42

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Archbishop addresses media following archdiocese’s filing for Chapter 11 Reorganization

Archbishop addresses media following archdiocese’s filing for Chapter 11 Reorganization

| January 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

Archbishop John Nienstedt addressed media Jan. 16 following the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ filing for Reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. “I make this decision because I believe it is the fairest and most helpful recourse for those victims and survivors who have made claims against us,” he said.

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Digital Edition – January 15, 2015

Digital Edition – January 15, 2015

| January 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

New Maronite Chorbishop, Blessed Sacrament closes, WINE women’s conference, Online discernment, Philomena House, MCC legislative priorities, Amazing Race

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The Way Forward

The Way Forward

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis files for Chapter 11 Reorganization

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Blessed Sacrament parishioners bid farewell to church

Blessed Sacrament parishioners bid farewell to church

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

For five generations, the Fitzgerald family has called the Blessed Sacrament on LaCrosse Avenue in St. Paul its spiritual home. Many returned one last time to say goodbye to the parish building, which closed after a final Mass Jan. 11.

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Living ‘life’ in a throw away culture

Living ‘life’ in a throw away culture

| Shawn Peterson | January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Today almost everything is tossed away with little thought and replaced by a new, better “object.” Our attitude is: If something or someone is not perfect or wanted, it has no value and can be discarded.

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An epic love story atop the family tree

An epic love story atop the family tree

| Christina Capecchi | January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

It had an echo of Nicholas Sparks to it, but it was real life, and the story went viral: An Ohio couple married for 73 years died just 28 hours apart. But the part that wasn’t reported, the part that the Catholic reader might have sniffed out based on the names, the location or the family size, was the Catholic faith that undergirded Helen and Joe’s union.

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Minnesota Catholic Conference provides ongoing education

Minnesota Catholic Conference provides ongoing education

| Joe Towalski for The Catholic Spirit | January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

In addition to the work it does at the State Capitol, the Minnesota Catholic Conference also is involved in educational efforts to help Catholics and others gain a better understanding of important issues with public policy ramifications.

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Building bridges

Building bridges

| Joe Towalski for The Catholic Spirit | January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Minnesota Catholic Conference expects Church-supported bills to draw support from both sides of the aisle

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