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Raising up an army for God: SJV college seminary marks 50th anniversary

Raising up an army for God: SJV college seminary marks 50th anniversary

| Christina Capecchi | April 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reflecting on St. John Vianney College Seminary’s 50th anniversary

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Leading With Faith nomination deadline extended

Leading With Faith nomination deadline extended

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Please accept our apology.

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Lifetime of fighting for human rights earns sister a place in history

Lifetime of fighting for human rights earns sister a place in history

| Doug Hovelson | March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The award honors Sister Zachmann for her life commitment in support of peace and human rights — issues that she began publicly advocating for in the 1960s and ‘70s while working as a teacher at various parish schools within the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Digital Edition – March 21, 2019

Digital Edition – March 21, 2019

| March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Going Gaelic Green, DeLaSalle mural, Lay Advisory Board, Leaflet legacy, Holy stairs uncovered, Catholic schools enrollment boosts, History Theatre showcases peace activist sisters

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A communal Lenten check-in

A communal Lenten check-in

| Deacon Gordon Bird | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

OK family and friends, how is your observance going two weeks and a few days into Lent? As for me, I’m pondering that question as I peruse through my Daily Roman Missal, reminding myself of its two-fold theme: to embrace a spirit of repentance, and to recall and renew my baptismal promises as a child of God. Thank you, Jesus — Lord and Savior, brother and friend — for making this possible.

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A sacrament for healing shame

A sacrament for healing shame

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is always surprising to me that people turn out in such great numbers for Ash Wednesday Mass. The symbol of ashes on the forehead is an ancient symbol of repentance. It is an acknowledgment that I have sinned and I need God’s mercy. Perhaps so many people come on Ash Wednesday because deep down they recognize a basic human need ­— the need to be freed from shame.

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Un sacramento para sanar la vergüenza

Un sacramento para sanar la vergüenza

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Siempre me sorprende que la gente se presente en números tan grandes para la misa del Miércoles de Ceniza. El símbolo de las cenizas en la frente es un antiguo símbolo del arrepentimiento. Es un reconocimiento de que he pecado y necesito la misericordia de Dios. Quizás tantas personas acudan el Miércoles de Ceniza porque en el fondo reconocen una necesidad humana básica: la necesidad de liberarse de la vergüenza.

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From readers – March 21, 2019

From readers – March 21, 2019

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reaping what’s sowed

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Finding common ground for the common good

Finding common ground for the common good

| Emily Zinos | March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

When I came back to the Catholic Church 20 years ago, it was due in large part to the Church’s public witness defending the sanctity of life in the womb. Since then, my experience of the Catholic faith has broadened my pro-life convictions into a concern for human life at every stage.

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Digital Edition – March 7, 2019

Digital Edition – March 7, 2019

| March 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Snow shawl on St. Paul, Restorative Justice, Catholics at the Capitol, Abuse crises summit, Open Window Theatre to reopen, Retreats and pilgrimages, State hockey tourney

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Let’s not miss ‘the opportunity of a generation’

Let’s not miss ‘the opportunity of a generation’

| Christopher Nelson | March 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Feb. 19, the Minnesota Catholic Conference gathered hundreds of Catholics at our state’s Capitol to advocate for policies that uphold the values of our shared faith. The energy of the attendees was palpable as they prepared to discuss a wide variety of important topics with their state representatives.

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The freedom found in ‘true sharing’

The freedom found in ‘true sharing’

| March 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

My predecessor many times removed, Bishop Joseph Cretin, a good Frenchman by birth and breeding, once complained in a letter about the quality of chocolates here in St. Paul. I can personally testify that this situation has been remedied — making Lent a challenge for many.

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