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Open confessional doors, open hearts to holiness and mission

Open confessional doors, open hearts to holiness and mission

| Denise Bossert | November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

It is the key to unleashing the new evangelization. It is essential to carrying out the Gospel mission. What is the key? It is the confessional.

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In Pictures – November 20, 2014

In Pictures – November 20, 2014

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

MORTGAGE BURNING
A BOY’S BELONGINGS

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Our work must be the work of the one true king

Our work must be the work of the one true king

| Deacon Bryan Kujawa | November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 23, we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King. But Jesus did not appear on earth as we would imagine a king to appear. Jesus seems to be saying that he reigns as king somewhere other than earth, and we know the name of his kingdom: heaven.

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News Notes – November 20, 2014

News Notes – November 20, 2014

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

We want to see your Christmas light displays
St. Bridget prepares to celebrate centennial

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St. Andrew accompanies us through Advent

St. Andrew accompanies us through Advent

| Alyssa Bormes | November 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Nearly three decades earlier, I had picked Andrea/Andrew because I thought it sounded so cool with the rest of my name: Alyssa Marie Andrea Bormes. God, who cannot be outdone, gave the pretentious teenager her sound, but he slipped in a mission along with it.

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From readers – November 20, 2014

From readers – November 20, 2014

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thank you for the beautifully written story on September 24 about Brother Basil Rothweiler.

Sadly, Br. Basil died early on November 8.

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Experts challenge leaders to see big picture, pursue the good for God’s creation

Experts challenge leaders to see big picture, pursue the good for God’s creation

| Bridget Ryder for The Catholic Spirit | November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Is it better to be good or to be cautious?

Michael Naughton, director of the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, addressed the question in his talk at the Faith, Food and the Environment Symposium Nov. 5 at the university.

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Encyclical on ecology due out ‘early next year’

Encyclical on ecology due out ‘early next year’

| Joe Towalski for The Catholic Spirit | November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ upcoming encyclical on ecology will address a wide range of issues related to the environment, including how they impact the world’s poor and marginalized, said the chief of staff to Cardinal Peter Turkson, who is advising the pope in its drafting.

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Special campaign promotes East Side Pride in St. Paul

Special campaign promotes East Side Pride in St. Paul

| Jennifer Janikula | November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Parishes across the United States will amplify the voice of the poor when they collect donations for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development during Masses on Nov. 22 and Nov. 23.

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Year of Consecrated Life to help laity learn more about religious

Year of Consecrated Life to help laity learn more about religious

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has dedicated 2015 to be the Year of Consecrated Life. Events are planned in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis beginning Nov. 30.

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Staff reduction part of archdiocese’s budget cuts

Staff reduction part of archdiocese’s budget cuts

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Chancery Corporation has cut nearly $5 million in expenses, almost 20 percent of the Fiscal Year 2015 operating budget, in order to forge sustainable operations. That included the elimination of 11 positions in the Chancery offices.

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Appointments – November 20, 2014

Appointments – November 20, 2014

| November 20, 2014 | 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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