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We are all responsible for helping the poor

We are all responsible for helping the poor

| Anne Krisnik | April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Minnesota is ranked the second-best state in the nation overall (after Iowa). This is according to new overall state rankings by U.S. News and World Report, which are based on more than 75 metrics including economy, education, opportunities and quality of life.

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The art of slow living: When calligraphy becomes prayer

The art of slow living: When calligraphy becomes prayer

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Erica Tighe was 26 when she made the leap: She would set out on her own to be a calligrapher. Full time. In order to pay her $800 rent and cellphone bill and $1,000 college-loan payment and also, hopefully, afford some food.

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Easter and the paschal mystery in marriage

Easter and the paschal mystery in marriage

| Kate Soucheray | April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

We currently find ourselves in the season of Easter, the time between Jesus’ resurrection on Easter Sunday and Pentecost, which celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit as tongues of fire on Christ’s followers. As we look back to the Passion, death and resurrection of Jesus we experienced throughout the triduum, we witnessed the self-sacrificing love of our Lord. This is known as the paschal mystery, which embraces and celebrates the redemptive work of Christ.

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A case for priestly celibacy

A case for priestly celibacy

| Bishop Robert Barron | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

There is a very bad argument for celibacy which has reared its head throughout the tradition and which is, even today, defended by some. It runs something like this: married life is morally and spiritually suspect; priests, as religious leaders, should be spiritual athletes above reproach; therefore, priests shouldn’t be married.

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The Jordan Peterson phenomenon

The Jordan Peterson phenomenon

| Bishop Robert Barron | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Like many others, I have watched the Jordan Peterson phenomenon unfold with a certain fascination. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, you don’t spend a lot of time on social media, for Peterson, a mild-mannered psychology professor from the University of Toronto, has emerged as one of the hottest personalities on the internet.

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Journalist raised in Jerusalem says refugees take forgiveness to heart

Journalist raised in Jerusalem says refugees take forgiveness to heart

| Melenie Soucheray | March 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Presentation part of St. Peter’s 130th anniversary — “Duc in Altum” — in North St. Paul

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Cretin-Derham Hall rises to state basketball title

Cretin-Derham Hall rises to state basketball title

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Senior center Daniel Oturu made a game-winning slam dunk as Cretin-Derham Hall won the Class 4A state boys basketball title March 2

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Digital Edition – March 22, 2018

Digital Edition – March 22, 2018

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Holy Week, Easter vigil, Don’t miss the triduum, Chrism Mass, Prayers for peace, Fight pornography, Praising Stephen Hawking, Confronting confession, Embryos are People, Living stations, Eucharist’s biblical basis, Catechumen family

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The holiest time of year

The holiest time of year

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lent is a time of preparation to allow us to fully enter into the most important time of the year: the sacred triduum, from Holy Thursday until the Easter Vigil. It is meant to be a kind of three-day retreat for the whole Church where we meditate on the profound outpouring of love that comes through the mysteries of Christ.

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La época más santa del año

La época más santa del año

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Las celebraciones de Semana Santa son tan importantes que pasamos 40 días preparándonos para ellas con ayuno, oración y limosna. La Cuaresma es un tiempo de preparación para permitirnos entrar plenamente en la época más importante del año: el triduo sagrado, desde el Jueves Santo hasta la Vigilia Pascual. Está destinado a ser una especie de retiro de tres días para toda la Iglesia donde meditamos sobre el derramamiento profundo de amor que surge a través de los misterios de Cristo. Es donde nos permitimos vivir estos tres días nuevamente con Cristo para experimentar nuevamente la profundidad del amor contenido en cada uno de estos misterios.

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From readers – March 22, 2018

From readers – March 22, 2018

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Unsustainable way of life

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Forgive me, Father: Confession offers path to healing, grace

Forgive me, Father: Confession offers path to healing, grace

| Susan Klemond | March 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many Americans say they fear public speaking more than almost anything, but some Catholics also have anxiety about speaking privately with a priest about their sins in confession.

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