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Discussion on faith and federal immigration reform

Discussion on faith and federal immigration reform

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt will host a discussion on faith and federal immigration reform Sept. 4 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis.

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The boldness of the Word

The boldness of the Word

| Deacon Joseph Kavuma | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jesus is many times presented as a nice person: kind, compassionate and a ­gentle shepherd.

However, we are reminded this week that Jesus is uncompromising and demanding. God did not send his only Son to entertain us: He came to proclaim and teach the truth, which often collides with our lives.

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‘The vocation of love’: lessons from Mom’s retirement

‘The vocation of love’: lessons from Mom’s retirement

| Christina Capecchi | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Leaving it all behind at 80 can feel like surrender.

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Bodies some despise are those imprinted with God’s love

Bodies some despise are those imprinted with God’s love

| Carolyn Woo | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

On August 15, the feast of the Assumption celebrates Mary taken into heaven body and soul. This is by the power exerted by her son’s suffering, triumph and ascent into heaven. Where Jesus is, Mary is, since Mary’s faith and love for him are unsullied by cynicism or bitterness, despite piercing sorrow. She believes the divine promises without pretense or hesitation.

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Bishops’ Labor Day statement notes growing inequality

Bishops’ Labor Day statement notes growing inequality

| Jason Adkins | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s necessary for the Church’s pastors to remind again both Catholics and society of what it means to put the person and the family at the center of economic life

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SPO program offers service day to help needy

SPO program offers service day to help needy

| Caroline Rode | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

At 9 o’clock on a Monday morning, more than 200 lively, college-aged students with water and bag lunches in tow filled an auditorium at the University of St. Thomas.

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Holy Family students answer pope’s call to be ‘protagonists’ of change

Holy Family students answer pope’s call to be ‘protagonists’ of change

| Renee Stewart-Hester for The Catholic Spirit | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

As he departed from Brazil’s World Youth Day, Pope Francis proclaimed, “I ask that you be protagonists, overcoming apathy and offer a Christian response to social and political worries.”

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Nagasaki girls’ choir brings message of peace to St. Paul

Nagasaki girls’ choir brings message of peace to St. Paul

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Aug. 9, just after 11 a.m., an unusual group marked a significant international anniversary together: Japanese school girls sang a special song to remember the atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, on that date in 1945.

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Why faith is indeed a light

Why faith is indeed a light

| Father Robert Barron | August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

In “new” atheist and secularist circles today, faith is regularly ridiculed. It is presented as pre-scientific mumbo jumbo, Bronze Age credulity, the surrender of the intellect, unwarranted submission to authority, etc.

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Leading With Faith – 2013

Leading With Faith – 2013

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

2013 marks the 12th year the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is honoring Leading With Faith Award winners — men and women whose business practices reflect the teachings of Jesus Christ and the Church.

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Produce company thrives as an ‘oasis’ in St. Paul

Produce company thrives as an ‘oasis’ in St. Paul

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jim and Debbie Hannigan believe in good times and bad, God has been with them.

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Chaska guided by faith-filled parks and rec director

Chaska guided by faith-filled parks and rec director

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

It starts with a philosophy of building on the positive. It is easy to apply one’s faith and values in most workplaces in that faith and values are centered on helping others.

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