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Two deacons named to parishes

Two deacons named to parishes

| October 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Deacons Thomas Quayle and Richard Moore have been given new assignments, effective Oct. 4.

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Strategic plan identifies four marks of viable Catholic schools

Strategic plan identifies four marks of viable Catholic schools

| October 16, 2010

Viable Catholic schools are an essential element for fulfilling the mission of the Church in this Archdiocese. Catholic schools assist parents, as primary educators, in handing on the faith to the next generation.

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The archdiocese is growing

The archdiocese is growing

| October 16, 2010

The number of households of registered parishioners is approximately 215,000. The number of households is expected to grow by about 7.5 percent in five years, so that by 2014, the number of households will be approximately 248,000.

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Parishes urged to collaborate on faith formation, youth ministry

Parishes urged to collaborate on faith formation, youth ministry

| October 16, 2010

Under the Strategic Plan, all the faithful are called to renew their commitment to lifelong faith formation.

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Strategic decisions will affect parishes

Strategic decisions will affect parishes

| October 16, 2010

Parishes are a primary means of developing a communion of faith, hope, and love among the faithful in our local Church.

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How to appeal a parish’s merger

How to appeal a parish’s merger

| October 16, 2010

Canon law provides a means whereby certain decisions, including the decision to merge specific parishes as outlined in the Strategic Plan, may be appealed.

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Highlights of changes

Highlights of changes

| October 16, 2010

Strategic initiatives which will encourage cooperation, improve stewardship of resources, and increase transparency in the areas of: qualified pastoral leadership; Catholic schools; and finance and administration to improve ministry, evangelization, and outreach in the Archdiocese. 21 parishes will merge with 14 receiving parishes during the next several years, bringing the Archdiocese from 213 parishes in […]

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Comprehensive plan rooted in church’s mission

Comprehensive plan rooted in church’s mission

| October 16, 2010

The following information is reprinted from the archdiocesan strategic plan.

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Parish status under the plan

Parish status under the plan

| October 16, 2010

Maps provided by the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Click here for PDF of alphabetical list of parishes and status under the plan

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The archdiocesan strategic plan: Blueprint for our local church’s future

The archdiocesan strategic plan: Blueprint for our local church’s future

| October 16, 2010

Coverage of the archdiocesan strategic plan announced in parishes the weekend of Oct. 16-17.

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Triathloning the Rosary

Triathloning the Rosary

| Nelson Rhodus | October 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Over the past 25 years I have competed in and completed 62 triathlons. Never an “iron man” though — just the Olympic distance or a sprint triathlon. Never had I ever won a race or even came in first in my age group. That is until recently when I actually won the entire triathlon.

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Highland LifeCare Center banquet set

Highland LifeCare Center banquet set

| October 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Highland LifeCare Center will hold a fundraising banquet for supporters of the organization from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 30 at Lumen Christi in St. Paul. The event will include dinner, testimonials and a silent auction. Tickets are $30 and are available by calling (651) 695-0111 or online at www.highlandlifecare.org.

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