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All the news that’s fit to print

All the news that’s fit to print

| Christina Capecchi | May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

“…there is another definition for Christians: the good news.”

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How much exercise, fitness are too much?

How much exercise, fitness are too much?

| Father Michael Schmitz | May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Q. I’ve recently been more and more interested in exercise and keeping fit. I am a husband and father and want to be able to play with my kids. You seem like someone who exercises. How do I know if I am placing too much emphasis on being physically fit and when have I crossed over into mere vanity?

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Counting the ways we experience Christ’s love

Counting the ways we experience Christ’s love

| Father Mike Tix | May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

With the month of May now here, the thoughts of many turn to Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes and the annual fishing opener. Ask someone, and I’m sure that person will have a fishing story to share. I vividly recall times fishing as a kid. We all have our stories.

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Love your political enemies

Love your political enemies

| Jason Adkins | May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not every political issue is a battle between good and evil. In fact, most are not. But more and more issues at the Capitol are being framed that way because we continue to lose a sense of the dignity of our political opponents.

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Older liturgical textiles link to Church history, but present storage challenges

Older liturgical textiles link to Church history, but present storage challenges

| Susan Klemond | May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Little is often known about the antique vestments and other liturgical textiles stored, sometimes forgotten, in the attics and basements of Catholic parishes and homes, but they are signs of another era experts say deserve respect for both faith and historical reasons.

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Appointments – May 2, 2019

Appointments – May 2, 2019

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointment in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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Blood of martyrs brings new life in Christ

Blood of martyrs brings new life in Christ

“The blood of the martyrs is the seed of Christians” is the famous quote of Tertullian, a second century Father of the Church from North Africa. This sentiment has always served as a source of hope for Christians that death would bring forth new life for the Church.

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Sangre de mártires trae nueva vida en Cristo

Sangre de mártires trae nueva vida en Cristo

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

“La sangre de los mártires es la semilla de los cristianos” es la famosa cita de Tertuliano, un padre de la Iglesia del norte de África del siglo II. Este sentimiento siempre ha servido como una fuente de esperanza para los cristianos de que la muerte traería una nueva vida para la Iglesia.

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Online scam targets priests, parishioners

Online scam targets priests, parishioners

| Doug Hovelson | May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Phony email and text messages sent by con artists pretending to be priests are showing up in computers and cell phones of parishioners and parish employees in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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New prioress seeks to advance community’s goals

New prioress seeks to advance community’s goals

| Susan Klemond | May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Following a year-long process described as visionary, democratic and a little mysterious, the 30 vowed Benedictine sisters who belong to St. Paul’s Monastery in Maplewood elected Sister Catherine Nehotte as their 12th prioress in late March.

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Chilean bishops fear new measure would enforce breaking confession seal

Chilean bishops fear new measure would enforce breaking confession seal

| Junno Arocho Esteves | April 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Chilean bishops said that while they support legislation requiring priests and religious authorities to report crimes, they also fear that an update to the country’s current law would force clergy to break the sacramental seal of confession.

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Digital Edition – April 18, 2018

Digital Edition – April 18, 2018

| April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Holy week and Easter, Notre Dame fire, Racial injustice, God and the cosmos, Unplanned movie, Catholics and ecology, Archbishop Hebda to lead triduum morning prayer

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