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Digital Edition – September 26, 2019

Digital Edition – September 26, 2019

| September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Remembering Archbishop-Emeritus Flynn, Pre-Synod prayer and listening events underway, Catholic Rural Life, Three priests of the archdiocese retire, Global Catholic Climate Movement visits Twin Cities

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Pre-synod prayer and listening events schedule

Pre-synod prayer and listening events schedule

| September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Twenty Pre-Synod Prayer and Listening Events are being held around the archdiocese this fall and winter to advise Archbishop Bernard Hebda on what topics should be addressed in the 2021 Archdiocesan Synod.

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Eucharistic devotions

Eucharistic devotions

| Father Michael Van Sloun | September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Eucharistic devotions are spiritual practices outside of the Mass that give honor to Jesus present in the Blessed Sacrament, as well as opportunities to pray to Jesus in an intensified and personal way in his very presence.

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Lazarus and who?

Lazarus and who?

| Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson | September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the unsettling parable of Lazarus and the rich man in Luke 16:19-31, Jesus speaks of the fate of a rich man who enjoyed everything that money could buy yet insulated himself from the needs of the poor.

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Striking a chord with online videos

Striking a chord with online videos

| Vincenzo Randazzo | September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

I think it’s fair to ask: Can an online video be an effective tool for evangelization?

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From readers – September 25, 2019

From readers – September 25, 2019

| September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

I was surprised that your newspaper published only one side of the “immigration detention” story in its Sept. 12 edition, namely “the inhumanity of separating migrant children from their parents.”

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Canonization of Cardinal John Henry Newman

Canonization of Cardinal John Henry Newman

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

In just a few weeks, Pope Francis will canonize Cardinal John Henry Newman, one of the most important Church figures in the last two centuries.

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Canonización del cardenal John Henry Newman

Canonización del cardenal John Henry Newman

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

En pocas semanas, el Papa Francisco canonizará al cardenal John Henry Newman, una de las figuras más importantes de la Iglesia en los últimos dos siglos.

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She held Jesus in her palm: Meet Blessed Benedetta

She held Jesus in her palm: Meet Blessed Benedetta

| Liz Kelly | September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Sept. 14, an extraordinary young Italian woman was beatified: Blessed Benedetta Bianchi Porro. Truly a saint for our time, especially for young people who suffer from chronic or progressively debilitating illnesses and all those who care for them, specifically doctors, you will not regret getting to know her.

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In politics, we can all be like ‘The Lord of the Rings’’ Frodo Baggins

In politics, we can all be like ‘The Lord of the Rings’’ Frodo Baggins

| Jason Adkins | September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The “Lord of the Rings” trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien is a beautiful work showing the important role even the smallest and seemingly most insignificant people have in the drama of history. In the trilogy, it is Frodo Baggins, the little hobbit, who embarks on a perilous adventure to destroy the ring of power at Mount Doom and save Middle Earth from the power of the evil Sauron.

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How Jim Ennis transformed Catholic Rural Life

How Jim Ennis transformed Catholic Rural Life

| Christina Capecchi | September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Jim Ennis became executive director of Catholic Rural Life, his youngest child was a first grader. Today that boy is 18, and the father of five finds himself on the cusp of an empty nest.

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Obituary for Archbishop Harry J. Flynn

Obituary for Archbishop Harry J. Flynn

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ordained a priest for the Diocese of Albany, New York May 28, 1960; named Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana April 29, 1986; consecrated a bishop on June 24, 1986; named Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis on February 22, 1994; installed as Archbishop September 8, 1995.

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