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Better awareness can help prevent debilitating falls

Better awareness can help prevent debilitating falls

| Abby Dehmer | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

One in three adults 65 and older fall each year. In 2005 alone more than 1.8 million seniors were treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries. Simple adjustments to daily activities can greatly reduce the risk of a fall.

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Estate plans aren’t just for the wealthy

Estate plans aren’t just for the wealthy

| John Tetzloff | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ask yourself: What assets do I have in my estate? Many people haven’t taken a “big picture” view of their estate to fully realize what they have and the effect each asset has in their planning.

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Education policy must focus on results versus revenue

Education policy must focus on results versus revenue

| Peter Noll | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Catholic Conference applauds lawmakers’ attempts to close the achievement gap, yet there are pragmatic questions regarding how achievement will be measured, consequences and alternative learning options for students.

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When we set our calendar, more might not be better

When we set our calendar, more might not be better

| Christina Capecchi | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

By taking on something new, consider what is being compromised. Your prayer life? Your family life? Your sleep schedule? Your exercise routine? A “yes” to one commitment requires a “no” to another.

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Beyond the three ‘Rs: Catholic teachers have special calling

Beyond the three ‘Rs: Catholic teachers have special calling

| Todd Flanders | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a world increasingly confused about truth, students must learn there are some things knowable by faith alone, many by reason alone and often, especially in moral matters, by both faith and reason.

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Appointments – September 12, 2013

Appointments – September 12, 2013

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

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

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Pregnancy resource center gets new name

Pregnancy resource center gets new name

| Kristi Anderson for The Catholic Spirit | September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Total LifeCare Centers now TLC Options for Women

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Q&A with 40 Days for Life co-founder

Q&A with 40 Days for Life co-founder

| Sharon Wilson | September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sharon Wilson, respect life director for the archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life, recently interviewed David Bereit, co-founder of 40 Days for Life, an international pro-life campaign that encourages prayer, fasting and peaceful vigils to end abortion. The following is an edited version of the interview.

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Collection will help Cathedral to retire debt from emergency restorations

Collection will help Cathedral to retire debt from emergency restorations

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Cathedral is home to the archbishop’s chair — the “cathedra” — and it is considered his official church. In 2009, it was designated as the National Shrine of the Apostle Paul by the Vatican and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Overheard – September 12, 2013

Overheard – September 12, 2013

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Leave behind the self-interest that hardens your heart, overcome the indifference that makes your heart insensitive towards others, conquer your deadly reasoning, and open yourself to dialogue and reconciliation.”- Pope Francis.

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Purchasing program helps parishes, schools stretch dollars

Purchasing program helps parishes, schools stretch dollars

| Jennifer Janikula | September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

This year, churches and schools might reduce expenses if they take advantage of a new purchasing program sponsored by the archdiocese.

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In God’s image

In God’s image

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bishop Lee Piché confirmed 18 people during the annual Mass for Persons with Disabilities Sept. 8 at St. Paul Seminary.

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