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Annual Mustard Seed Grants help overseas missionaries

Annual Mustard Seed Grants help overseas missionaries

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

The archdiocesan Center for Mission awarded five Mustard Seed Grants this year to Catholics from the archdiocese who have become overseas missioners for one or more years. The awards totaled $2,800.

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Maryknoll program teaches about missionaries, world

Maryknoll program teaches about missionaries, world

| Anne Neuberger - For The Catholic Spirit | October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Early this school year, at St. Michael Catholic School in Prior Lake, a mixed group of seventh- and second-graders poured over Maryknoll Magazine together.

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We are many faces, but we share in one mission

We are many faces, but we share in one mission

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

When you think of “the missions” what images come to mind?

Maybe you are propelled to foreign and remote parts of the world where the people look, talk and act very differently than you.

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Champions for Life to receive awards at upcoming banquet

Champions for Life to receive awards at upcoming banquet

| October 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt will present the Champions for Life awards during a lunch that begins at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at the University Club in St. Paul. Father Andrew Cozzens of the St. Paul Seminary School of Div­in­ity will give a keynote address.

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Papal preacher trusts God’s message

Papal preacher trusts God’s message

| October 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Capuchin Franciscan Father Ran­iero Cantalamessa, prea­cher to the papal household since 1980, will be in the Twin Cities Oct. 29-Nov. 3 to speak at the Catholic Charis­matic Renewal na­tion­al conference and to various other groups. (See accompanying schedule.) He responded by e-mail to the following questions from The Catholic Spirit.

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Parishes gear up for Oct. 16-17 planning announcement

Parishes gear up for Oct. 16-17 planning announcement

| October 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Priests and parish leaders from around the archdiocese are preparing for the Oct. 16-17 announcement of the Strategic Plan for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, “Promote and Proclaim a Communion of Faith, Hope and Love.”

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Victory — at last

Victory — at last

| October 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

University of St. Thomas senior running back Ben Wartman celebrates after scoring a touchdown in overtime that eventually gave his team a 27-26 victory over St. John’s Oct. 2 in Collegeville.

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Mass of thanksgiving and remembrance

Mass of thanksgiving and remembrance

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Bishop Lee Piché presided at the “Blue Mass,” a Mass of thanksgiving and remembrance to honor police officers, firefighters and emergency personnel, Sept. 11 at the Cathedral of St. Paul. The event honors those that serve the community and those that have died in the line of duty.

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Archdiocesan Mass for Persons with Disabilities

Archdiocesan Mass for Persons with Disabilities

| Gina Dolski | September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Shelly Johnston does a reading during the annual Archdiocesan Mass for Persons with Disabilities Sept. 12 at St. Paul Seminary’s St. Mary’s chapel.

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Meet your 8 new deacons: Next ordination will be 2015

Meet your 8 new deacons: Next ordination will be 2015

| September 23, 2010 | 2 Comments

Eight men will be ordained permanent deacons for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Print Edition – September 23, 2010

Print Edition – September 23, 2010

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Read the current issue of The Catholic Spirit online.

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2010 ‘Leading With Faith’ Winners

2010 ‘Leading With Faith’ Winners

| September 23, 2010 | 3 Comments

For the ninth consecutive year, The Catholic Spirit is honoring Leading With Faith winners — men and women whose business practices reflect the teachings of Jesus Christ and the church.

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