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CCHD collection helps local workers recover unpaid wages

CCHD collection helps local workers recover unpaid wages

| Jennifer Janikula | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Exploited workers fighting to recover unpaid wages are one of many populations that benefit from the funds donated through the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.

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Dying into safe hands

Dying into safe hands

| Father Ron Rolheiser | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to say something consoling in the face of death, even when the person who died lived a full life and died in the best of circum­stances. It’s especially hard when the one who’s died is a young person, still in need of nurturing and care in this life, and when that young person dies in less-than-ideal circumstances.

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Remembering President Kennedy 50 Years later – Vincentian pastor administered last rites after president’s assassination

Remembering President Kennedy 50 Years later – Vincentian pastor administered last rites after president’s assassination

| Jay Nies | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The late Vincentian Father Oscar Huber, a native of Perryville, Mo., in the St. Louis Archdiocese, was a hard-working, dedicated pastor who made many friends throughout his years of faithful ministry.

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Remembering President Kennedy 50 Years later – Cathedral visit among stops on first presidential visit to Minnesota

Remembering President Kennedy 50 Years later – Cathedral visit among stops on first presidential visit to Minnesota

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eleven-year-old Winifred Purinton and her sister Mary, 15, stood outside the Cathedral of St. Paul for several hours in a chilly drizzle on the morning of Oct. 7, 1962.

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Teens encouraged to view their sexuality as a gift

Teens encouraged to view their sexuality as a gift

| Angela Deeney for The Catholic Spirit | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Teens and parents munched on bagels around fall-festive tables at St. Peter in Forest Lake Nov. 9 while presenters prepared to share encouragement and practical counsel from their own experiences facing the challenge of chastity in today’s society.

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Bishop-elect’s friends, family to play role at ordination

Bishop-elect’s friends, family to play role at ordination

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Friends and family members of Bishop-elect Andrew Cozzens will make important contributions to his episcopal ordination, both during the ceremony and in the lead up to the day.

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News Notes – November 21, 2013

News Notes – November 21, 2013

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Catholic Community Foundation announces new board members, Legacy of Faith winner Archdiocesan Pilgrimage Choir will sing for pope

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Overheard – November 21, 2013

Overheard – November 21, 2013

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

“I want to recommend some medicine for all of you. It’s a spiritual medicine. Don’t forget to take it. It’s good for your heart, for your soul, for your whole life.”

Pope Francis, encouraging people to pray the rosary, at the end of his Nov. 17 Sunday Angelus address

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Getting ready for Advent

Getting ready for Advent

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Advent begins December 1

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Q&A – How many times a day can a person receive Communion?

Q&A – How many times a day can a person receive Communion?

| Father Kenneth Doyle | November 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

What are the Church’s guidelines for someone receiving Communion more than once a day?

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Jean Valjean and immigration reform

Jean Valjean and immigration reform

| John Garvey | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

As in “Les Miserables,” the crime illegal immigrants have committed is often motivated by a desire to feed a family. We must be careful of adopting a resolute, unforgiving, uphold-the-law-at-all-costs approach.

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The three comings of Christ

The three comings of Christ

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

You learn an awful lot about our faith when you teach religion to children. I recall two incidents that happened to me when I was a parish priest where kids taught me something about Advent.

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