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RCIA: An end and beginning

RCIA: An end and beginning

| Julie Pfitzinger For The Catholic Spirit | March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

When the 14 members of this year’s Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults class at St. Mark Catholic Church in Shakopee come together at the parish on Easter Vigil, April 23, for full initiation into the church, in some sense it will be the end of their journey, but in many ways, it will be just the beginning.

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New Lenten reflections app for iPad and iPhone

New Lenten reflections app for iPad and iPhone

| March 3, 2011 | 4 Comments

If you’re looking for daily inspiration this Lent, you might consider a new app from Liturgical Press in Collegeville.

The app makes the content of the book “Not by Bread Alone: Daily Reflections for Lent” by Bishop Robert Morneau, auxiliary bishop of Green Bay, Wis., available to iPad and iPhone users.

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Books offer opportunity for spiritual growth

Books offer opportunity for spiritual growth

| Ann Jonas For The Catholic Spirit | March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Lent is a time for reflection, deeper reading and spiritual growth. A Lenten activity book and a new reflection on “The Seven Last Words” offer spiritual sustenance for Lent and Holy Week.

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Digital Edition – March 3, 2011

Digital Edition – March 3, 2011

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Includes information about the 2011 Catholic Services Appeal and Woman’s Religious Jubilees special section.

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2011 Catholic Services Appeal – We Are One Body

2011 Catholic Services Appeal – We Are One Body

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Learn more about the 2011 Catholic Services Appeal.

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This year’s jubilarians from women’s religious communities

This year’s jubilarians from women’s religious communities

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit congratulates the following members of women’s religious communities who are serving or have served recently in the archdiocese and are celebrating jubilees this year.

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Sister Janssen puts many gifts to work

Sister Janssen puts many gifts to work

| Julie Pfitzinger | March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sister Helen Janssen has always been grateful to God for “good health and so much energy” and the life experiences of this 89-year old Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet convincingly prove that she has made exceptional use of both gifts.

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We are one body striving to serve many parts

We are one body striving to serve many parts

| March 3, 2011 | 1 Comment

How the Catholic Services Appeal has touched lives of individuals in the Archdiocese.

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Catholic Services Appeal – 6 ways to give

Catholic Services Appeal – 6 ways to give

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Registered parishioners will receive a letter in the mail along with a personalized pledge envelope in early March. Blank pledge envelopes are available in parish pews or in parish literature racks. Please fill out the pledge envelope information and return it to your parish.

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7 steps to stewardship success

7 steps to stewardship success

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Increased generosity in gifts of time, talent and treasure can come to a parish that follows these seven steps, according to Father Daniel Mahan, who presented these steps in a break-out session at the Archdiocesan Stewardship Conference.

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Catholic Services Appeal – By the numbers

Catholic Services Appeal – By the numbers

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Your investment in the Catholic Services Appeal.

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40 Days for Life set to begin again at St. Paul hospital

40 Days for Life set to begin again at St. Paul hospital

| March 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

An opening prayer vigil for the next 40 Days for Life campaign is set for 3 p.m. March 9 (Ash Wednesday) at HealthPartners’ Regions Hospital, 640 Jackson St. in St. Paul.

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