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In 2014, the Minnesota Catholic Conference worked to successfully stop problematic legislation that would have legitimized commercial surrogacy contracts, which are currently not recognized under Minnesota law. This session, MCC is advocating for legislation that would establish a commission to study the issues and concerns associated with surrogacy arrangements, including how to ensure that we protect vulnerable women and children from potential exploitation and commodification.
Q. Did the archdiocese create organizations like the CSAF to protect its assets from creditors during the Reorganization process?
Donations to the 2015 Catholic Services Appeal are earmarked for priesthood formation, Catholic education and a host of ministries that focus on both the spiritual and temporal needs of God’s people in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Q. What is the difference between drifting along in life and letting God do his will in your life? I have not really pursued a lot of my life goals because I love God and I want to please him by doing what he wants me to do in my life. Is this the wrong approach to goals in life and doing God’s will?
As a young college graduate considering the priesthood in the 1970s, Emery Koenig saw an ad from the international Catholic movement Focolare offering a concerete way to live out the Gospel.