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To be Catholic is to take care of the vulnerable

To be Catholic is to take care of the vulnerable

| Father Michael Byron | May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The first time I became smitten with cemeteries was while I was an undergraduate at St. John’s University in Collegeville. There on a gorgeous sloped hill to the west of the lake was the cemetery where the monks had been buried for generations, marked with simple gray granite stones. I found it a marvelous place of bringing life back to earth.

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In politics, make appeals, not demands

In politics, make appeals, not demands

| Jason Adkins | May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a 2012 retreat to Caritas aid workers, then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio (Pope Francis) told those present that truth is like a precious stone: Offer it in your hand, and it draws others to you; hurl it at someone, and it causes injury.

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Memorial Day Masses planned at cemeteries in the archdiocese

Memorial Day Masses planned at cemeteries in the archdiocese

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Remember those who served

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New parish creditors committee forms

New parish creditors committee forms

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

A bankruptcy judge has appointed a committee of parish creditors with claims against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis separate from sexual abuse claimants to work toward a plan for Reorganization with the archdiocese, claimants and the archdiocese’s insurers. Judge Robert Kressel made the ruling following a May 7 hearing.

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Archdiocesan Marriage Day June 6 celebrates the sacrament

Archdiocesan Marriage Day June 6 celebrates the sacrament

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Couples celebrating 25 and 50 years of wedded life during 2015 will be honored in a special way at 10 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul that day with Archbishop John Nienstedt presiding. June 6 is also opening day of a special centennial exhibit, “100 Years of Marriage at the Cathedral of St. Paul.”

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With buildings on market, archdiocese parting with pieces of its history

With buildings on market, archdiocese parting with pieces of its history

| May 21, 2015 | 3 Comments

The three buildings the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are selling in St. Paul have long histories of service to the archdiocese and its affiliates.

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Appointments – May 21, 2015

Appointments – May 21, 2015

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Rev. John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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Reilly to leave post as archdiocese’s superintendent

Reilly to leave post as archdiocese’s superintendent

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jill Reilly, superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, will leave her position July 2. Reilly’s goal during her two-year tenure was to help Catholic schools through a time of transition with compassion, vigor, collaboration and innovation.

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Richfield priest on leave from ministry

Richfield priest on leave from ministry

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis released the following statement May 19

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Maiden mother, meek and mild

Maiden mother, meek and mild

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Raphael’s ‘Madonna of the Pinks’ an MIA birthday surprise

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Remembering Romero: Local guitarist  pays tribute to the late archbishop in song

Remembering Romero: Local guitarist pays tribute to the late archbishop in song

| Bridget Ryder | May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis and local musician Rob Hahn have both “put an exclamation point” on the life of Oscar Romero. Pope Francis named the Salvadoran archbishop a martyr for the faith earlier this year, inspiring Hahn to offer his own tribute through music.

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Daily Scriptures: May 10 – May 24, 2015

Daily Scriptures: May 10 – May 24, 2015

| May 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sunday, May 10
Sixth Sunday of Easter
Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48
1 John 4:7-10
John 15:9-17

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