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Recommitting: the Church’s new marriage rite

Recommitting: the Church’s new marriage rite

| Father John Paul Erickson | June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’ve been very fortunate in my young priestly life to witness many Catholic weddings. They are celebrations of great beauty, hope and joy, liturgies that remind all attendees of the power of Christian love and the great dignity of the sacrament of marriage.

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‘Let your yes mean yes’

‘Let your yes mean yes’

| Christina Capecchi | June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rachel Gardner has a bad habit: She says yes when she ought to say no.

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Father Froehle told God he’d ‘keep moving’ if doors opened

Father Froehle told God he’d ‘keep moving’ if doors opened

| Jessica Weinberger | May 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

High school conversations with his parish priest about the priesthood, as well as a supportive letter from his grandparents prior to confirmation, had planted seeds about his vocation. But it was in Ireland Hall where he formed strong friendships with students in the Catholic Studies program, along with the nearby seminarians, that led him to further discern his call.

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Father Evans expects varied experiences to benefit priesthood

Father Evans expects varied experiences to benefit priesthood

| Susan Klemond | May 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

During his eventful journey to the priesthood, Father Bryce Evans spent two years as a Jesuit novice in St. Paul, walked 350-miles across Wisconsin on a pilgrimage, led teens at a Door County, Wisconsin, wilderness camp and began priestly studies at an Illinois seminary before returning to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, where he started.

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Order of Malta helps sick seek healing with annual Lourdes pilgrimage

Order of Malta helps sick seek healing with annual Lourdes pilgrimage

| Susan Klemond | May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

“I lived in perfect love, and my children lived in perfect love for a week, and I as a caregiver was served,” Adkins said. “To know that God can and does provide — that is another huge faith thing for me because of it.”

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Pope announces new cardinals from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos, Salvador

Pope announces new cardinals from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos, Salvador

| Cindy Wooden | May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis announced he will create five new cardinals June 28; the new cardinals-designate come from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos and El Salvador.

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Digital Edition – May 18, 2017

Digital Edition – May 18, 2017

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fatima seers canonized, Religious order at St. Peter, Memorial Day Masses, Holocaust book, Dorothy Day Center, Solanus Casey to be beautified, Graduation

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Congratulations, 2017 graduates

Congratulations, 2017 graduates

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit is highlighting three students who credit their Catholic education with providing opportunities to help them learn about the world, serve others and grow in their faith.

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Lifelong Vis student faces health challenges with community by her side

Lifelong Vis student faces health challenges with community by her side

| Anne Fredrickson | May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

“I’ve been very grateful that I was raised in a faith-filled community, because it’s been really helpful to have my faith to turn back to. Many times when I’ve wondered why this is happening to me, I’ve always been able to turn to God, to know he has a plan and is looking over me,” Daniewicz said.

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Faith and family guide college-bound entrepreneur

Faith and family guide college-bound entrepreneur

| Sharon Wilson | May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Entrepreneurship is not new to her. At age 15, Arevalo started her own business choreographing quinceañeras to support her family. She said the experience taught her the value of hard work, money management and using her time wisely.

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Catholic high schools to celebrate Baccalaureate Masses, commencements

Catholic high schools to celebrate Baccalaureate Masses, commencements

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

List of ceremonies for the archdiocese’s 14 Catholic high schools

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With Find A Grave, volunteer honors memory of the dead

With Find A Grave, volunteer honors memory of the dead

| Cynthia Hill | May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Five years ago, Huber, 75, joined Find A Grave as part of his growing interest in his family’s genealogy. “I found that creating memorial pages on Find A Grave was a wonderful way to build a family history that can be shared online within our family,” Huber said.

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