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With books and news, 101-year-old nun aimed to stay ‘interested’

With books and news, 101-year-old nun aimed to stay ‘interested’

| Christina Capecchi | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Getting enough sleep is important at age 101, but on a Monday this spring, Sister Marguerite Turgeon stayed up till 11 p.m.

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Choir to take ecumenical message to Vatican in October

Choir to take ecumenical message to Vatican in October

| Melenie Soucheray | June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six months after the close of the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, the call to keep working toward forgiveness and unity between Catholics and Lutherans still reverberates internationally and locally.

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Teams of Our Lady offers married couples support, path to growth

Teams of Our Lady offers married couples support, path to growth

| Susan Klemond | June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Steve and Nicole Pattee of All Saints in Lakeville spend a lot of time in transit, including driving their two teenage daughters to swim meets and flying around the country for work.

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To love, to honor — and to have fun

To love, to honor — and to have fun

| Kate Soucheray | June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s summertime, and with the longer days and warmer weather, we are reminded to have fun with our spouse.

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Oh, Susanna! The poetry and  pro-life power of baby names

Oh, Susanna! The poetry and pro-life power of baby names

| Christina Capecchi | June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The big news from the Social Security Administration is the ousting of a champion: Liam has dethroned Noah as the nation’s most popular boy name. This was the headline of its newly released baby-name report, an annual synthesis of Social Security card applications from the past year that offers a fascinating cultural statement and doubles as a tip sheet for expectant parents.

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Digital Edition – June 7, 2018

Digital Edition – June 7, 2018

| June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archdiocese reaches joint reorganization plan, Four men ordained, Fit Fathers, Religious freedom, Legislative recap, Saving St. Andrew, Redefining fatherhood

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Appointments – June 7, 2018

Appointments – June 7, 2018

| June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

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New priests in a changed Church

New priests in a changed Church

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

On the morning of May 26, I had the great privilege of ordaining four young men to the priesthood: Father Aric Aamodt, Father Colin Jones, Father Toulee Peter Ly and Father Matthew Shireman. The joy in the Cathedral was palpable as we together envisioned all the good things that they would accomplish by God’s grace in this archdiocese in the years to come. I am grateful for their generosity in responding to the Lord’s call.

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Nuevos sacerdotes en una iglesia cambiada

Nuevos sacerdotes en una iglesia cambiada

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

En la mañana del 26 de mayo, tuve el gran privilegio de ordenar a cuatro jóvenes al sacerdocio: el padre Aric Aamodt, el padre Colin Jones, el padre Toulee Peter Ly y el padre Matthew Shireman. La alegría en la Catedral fue palpable cuando juntos visualizamos todas las cosas buenas que lograrían por la gracia de Dios en esta arquidiócesis en los años venideros. Estoy agradecido por su generosidad al responder al llamado del Señor.

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How do we find freedom amidst suffering?

How do we find freedom amidst suffering?

| Father Michael Schmitz | June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Q. I don’t understand how I am free. I didn’t choose to exist. I’m stuck here. I didn’t choose to have anxiety and depression. I’m stuck. Life is not worth it. If God is so good, why doesn’t he do something? Why doesn’t he give me an answer?

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The stakes of discipleship

The stakes of discipleship

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Jesus of the Gospels is direct and challenging, even as the words he says are full of truth and light and grace. He is the Prince of Peace, but it is a hard peace, the price of which is too much for many — total surrender to the will of God, a will that includes the forgiveness of enemies, genuine love of the poor and a resolutely humble heart.

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Citizen advocacy key to MCC’s 2018 legislative efforts

Citizen advocacy key to MCC’s 2018 legislative efforts

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The work of state lawmakers may be over following the end of the 2018 legislative session. But the work of citizens concerned about human dignity and the common good must continue, particularly with an eye toward elections this fall, said Jason Adkins, executive director of Minnesota Catholic Conference.

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