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Father Kevin Magner to serve in Lonsdale

Father Kevin Magner to serve in Lonsdale

| February 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Father Kevin Magner was appointed parochial administrator of Im­ma­culate Conception in Lons­dale, effective Jan. 17. Since he was or­dained in May 2003, he has served at Our Lady of Grace in Edina, St. Charles Borromeo in St. Anthony, St. John the Evangelist in Hopkins and St. Anne in Hamel.

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Opinions in 140 characters

Opinions in 140 characters

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Twitter version of editorials

What would happen if editorials could only be 140 characters long, the maximum length of a message on Twitter?

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Encourage youth to believe in Jesus

Encourage youth to believe in Jesus

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Many young people believe that God does not care for them and that religion offers nothing they want. How can we help them?

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Bread and wine for the Body and Blood must be uncorrupted

Bread and wine for the Body and Blood must be uncorrupted

| February 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Catholic Spirit recently asked Father John Paul Erickson, director of the archdiocesan Office of Worship, to explain the church’s teaching regarding the elements of the Eucharist.

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Eucharist – The source and summit of Christian life. Primer on the sacrament.

Eucharist – The source and summit of Christian life. Primer on the sacrament.

| Father Michael Van Sloun | February 2, 2011 | 3 Comments

The Eucharist is one of the seven sacraments, and it stands above the others. While baptism is the gateway sacrament, the beginning of belief in Jesus as Lord, and incorporation into the Body of Christ, the church; it is the Eucharist that is the source and summit of the Christian life.

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Will the real St. Valentine please step up?

Will the real St. Valentine please step up?

| Father Michael Van Sloun | February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Feb. 14 is St. Valentine’s Day, but which St. Valentine is commemorated on that day?

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Catholic schools by the numbers

Catholic schools by the numbers

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

The following information from the National Catholic Educational Association about Catholic schools is online at www.ncea.org, where full reports may be purchased.

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Visit a Catholic school near you

Visit a Catholic school near you

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Open houses and information nights.

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Catholic Schools Commission begins work to strengthen local education

Catholic Schools Commission begins work to strengthen local education

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

A Catholic Schools Commission named by Archbishop John Nien­stedt has been charged with bringing a set of recommendations to him by June to help ensure the strength and sustainability of Cath­olic elementary schools through­out the archdiocese.

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Highland and Hill-Murray news

Highland and Hill-Murray news

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Highland principal wins award.

Hill-Murray principal named president.

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Family Circles connect St. Joseph students with community

Family Circles connect St. Joseph students with community

| Julie Pfitzinger | February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

With a student population of 207, St. Joseph School in Rosemount is already a close-knit community. But the regularly scheduled all-class sessions known as Family Circles have served to further strengthen connections among students of all ages at the kindergarten through eighth-grade school.

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Mission of martyr with local ties lives on

Mission of martyr with local ties lives on

| February 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

As The Catholic Spirit celebrates a century of providing news and inspiration to its readers, it recognized the significant deaths of Archbishop Oscar Romero and the four Maryknoll Missionaries in the faith history of the archdiocese (The Catholic Spirit, Jan. 7). Though these murders occurred decades ago in Central America, the purpose of their lives and mission continues today.

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