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Jóvenes adultos: la Iglesia quiere saber de ustedes

Jóvenes adultos: la Iglesia quiere saber de ustedes

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | June 22, 2017

Uno de los eventos más importantes en mi vida cuando estaba a creciendo, fue el encuentro con el Papa Juan Pablo Segundo en el Día Mundial de Jóvenes en Denver. Yo ya había vivido profundamente el amor personal de Jesucristo durante mi juventud, porque lo presencié en mi familia y en las oportunidades de los retiros. Y en ese entonces ya sentía fuertemente el llamado a entrar al seminario y al sacerdocio. Pero el 4 de agosto de 1993 algo cambió en mi.

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Assumption prepares to rededicate church after two-year renovation

Assumption prepares to rededicate church after two-year renovation

| Michael Kassner | June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Palm Sunday, parishioners walked into Assumption in St. Paul more than a little curious. After nearly two years of avoiding scaffolding and painting equipment — and enduring all the other inconveniences that renovating a church’s sanctuary entails — the wait was over.

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Love Jesus, not politics

Love Jesus, not politics

| Rachel Herbeck | June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

In my work as the policy and outreach coordinator for the Minnesota Catholic Conference, I meet many Catholics who have a deep aversion to politics. In their experience, politics are so steeped in special interests and dominated by power games that they don’t see why a Catholic should wade into such an imperfect arena.

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Cultivated by the Master Gardener

Cultivated by the Master Gardener

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I first moved into the cozy little house I rent, my yard — especially the backyard — was a bit of a disaster. A double-lot and long-neglected by previous tenants, what green there was was mostly weeds, and there were large, barren spots flooded with mud that bore a striking resemblance to the mud flats of Alaska’s Chugach Sound. (Just think “reeeally muddy.”)

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Fortnight for Freedom events underway

Fortnight for Freedom events underway

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

A religious freedom presentation and grandparents-grandchildren pilgrimage are planned locally to observe the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ annual Fortnight for Freedom, June 21 to July 4.

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Rural Life Sunday a celebration of agriculture’s significance

Rural Life Sunday a celebration of agriculture’s significance

| Anne Fredrickson | June 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Dahlheimers’ Center City farm is the site of the annual Archdiocesan Rural Life Sunday Mass, hosted by their parish, St. Bridget of Sweden in Lindstrom, 2 p.m. June 25.

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Digital Edition – June 8, 2017

Digital Edition – June 8, 2017

| June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ten men ordained, Work-vocation balance, Choosing contemplation, Legislative session ends, Adoration chapels of the archdiocese, Philippine medical mission, Trump meets Pope Francis, Franciscan Friars film

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Appointments: June 7, 2017

Appointments: June 7, 2017

| June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments and change of clergy status in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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Vocations a reminder of God’s presence

Vocations a reminder of God’s presence

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | June 8, 2017

My sister recently let me know that we here in the archdiocese get 90 more minutes of light each day at this time of year than she gets in Florida. I was grateful that she pointed out to me a subtle gift from God that I would otherwise have taken for granted. Unfortunately, it’s far too easy to take for granted the many reminders of God’s love that we encounter every day.

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La vocación es el recordatorio de la presencia de Dios

La vocación es el recordatorio de la presencia de Dios

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | June 8, 2017

Mi hermana recientemente me contó que aquí en la Arquidiócesis en esta época del año recibimos 90 minutos más de luz cada día que en la Florida. Yo estaba tan agradecido por lo que ella me dijo. Por este regalo sutil de Dios que de otra manera yo habría dado por sentado. Desafortunadamente es tan fácil dar por sentado muchos de los regalos del amor de Dios con los que nos encontramos cada día.

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Jubilarians to new priests: Listen, learn and help people share their gifts

Jubilarians to new priests: Listen, learn and help people share their gifts

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit reached out to priests of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who are celebrating their 50th jubilees this year.

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St. Charles Borromeo parishioner ordained a Jesuit priest

St. Charles Borromeo parishioner ordained a Jesuit priest

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

After serving at a parish in the Diocese of Rapid City, South Dakota, this summer, he will return to Rome to finish a licentiate in sacramental theology at the Pontifical Atheneum of St. Anselm.

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