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Q&A with the bishop-elect

Q&A with the bishop-elect

| October 12, 2013 | 5 Comments

In a follow-up interview on the day Father Andrew Cozzens was appointed an auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, he spoke with The Catholic Spirit about his family, his vocation, Pope Francis and a variety of other topics. The following is an edited version of the Oct. 11 interview.

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Auxiliary bishop named for Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Auxiliary bishop named for Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

| October 11, 2013 | 5 Comments

Father Andrew Cozzens, an assistant professor of sacramental theology at the St. Paul Seminary, has been named by Pope Francis as an auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Digital Edition – October 10, 2013

Digital Edition – October 10, 2013

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Independent task force, A crown for Mary, World Mission Sunday, Rediscover: strong marriages, New Vicar General, Lino Rulli book – Saint

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Rediscover: strong marriages

Rediscover: strong marriages

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Go to the ‘Genius Bar’ to understand, celebrate marriage
– Couple says program gave their marriage a boost
– Rediscover: Strong Marriages
– Marriage and intimacy
– Sticking with it, in good times and bad

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World Mission Sunday – Do good on earth

World Mission Sunday – Do good on earth

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

This year’s World Mission Sunday theme is “Do Good on Earth.”

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What is the Center for Mission anyway?

What is the Center for Mission anyway?

| Eric Simon for The Catholic Spirit | October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

As we approach World Mission Sunday on Oct. 20, this issue includes stories of our brothers and sisters in overseas missions, and the Center for Mission will appear many times. You might ask, “Why? What does the Center for Mission have to do with World Mission Sunday? Who are they anyway?”

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Indian nun works to save children from trafficking

Indian nun works to save children from trafficking

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

This year for World Mission Sunday, we focus on the work of Sister Clara and the Salesian Sisters at Marialay Children’s Home in Chennai, India. These sisters help to rescue young girls from the sad reality of child trafficking and child labor that plagues so many mission countries.

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Edina jeweler used skills to help poor in Venezuela

Edina jeweler used skills to help poor in Venezuela

| Father Greg Schaffer for The Catholic Spirit | October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last August we mourned the loss of a great missionary from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who had a profound impact on the lives of many at our archdiocesan mission in Venezuela.

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Ghana diocese uses funds for basic services in the communities it serves

Ghana diocese uses funds for basic services in the communities it serves

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The connection between the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga in Ghana comes in the form of four priests who studied here and are now serving in their homeland.

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Mission funds help Archbishop Flynn School meet needs of students in Uganda

Mission funds help Archbishop Flynn School meet needs of students in Uganda

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The words “Adunu Maleng Pa Yesu” mean “Sacred Heart of Jesus” in the native language of the Acholi, one of the many tribes in Uganda, who live in the northern part of the country bordering southern Sudan.

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Gospel flourishing in remote villages of Papua New Guinea

Gospel flourishing in remote villages of Papua New Guinea

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Jose Jacob has seen one of the most primitive regions in the world. He served for seven years in the Diocese of Daru-Kiunga in Papua New Guinea, which he describes as “almost half a millennium behind [the U.S.] in progress.”

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Last U.S. mission diocese relies on its many donors to keep things going

Last U.S. mission diocese relies on its many donors to keep things going

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Trying to contact a deacon from the Diocese of Fairbanks, Alaska, it’s odd to find him traveling in Iowa. But that’s where Deacon George Bowder was recently, on the road visiting donors and telling the stories of the Alaskan missions around the country.

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