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Trust God’s authority to turn Good Friday into Easter

Trust God’s authority to turn Good Friday into Easter

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | September 10, 2015

Two workers from an electric company had orders to put up power poles in a local farmer’s pasture. Unfortunately, when they got to the farmer’s house, he ordered them to get off his land.

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Appointments – September 10, 2015

Appointments – September 10, 2015

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Reverend Bernard Hebda, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis:

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Confía en la autoridad de Dios para convertir el Viernes Santo en Pascua

Confía en la autoridad de Dios para convertir el Viernes Santo en Pascua

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | September 10, 2015

Dos trabajadores de una compañía eléctrica tenían órdenes para poner postes de electricidad en el terreno de un granjero local. Desafortunadamente, cuando llegaron a la casa del granjero, este les ordenó que salieran de su tierra. Ellos le mostraron una serie de documentos que probaban que se les dio el derecho legal de poner los postes.

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The pope’s U.S. schedule

The pope’s U.S. schedule

| September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

September 22 – September 27

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Motorhome pilgrimage

Motorhome pilgrimage

| Bridget Ryder | September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three families expect the unexpected on road trip to see pope

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Icon of Blessed Junipero Serra is ‘window to heaven’

Icon of Blessed Junipero Serra is ‘window to heaven’

| Susan Klemond | September 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anyone looking at the new icon of soon-to-be canonized Blessed Junipero Serra might first notice his Franciscan habit and priest’s stole along with a cross and model of one of his California missions in his hands. But when they look at his eyes, the future saint could draw their gaze to heaven.

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Soon-to-be-saint, founder of missions, a model for evangelization

Soon-to-be-saint, founder of missions, a model for evangelization

| Susan Klemond | September 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

When Blessed Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Spanish priest known for founding a string of iconic California missions and ministry to native population, is canonized later this month, Catholics in Minnesota and across the country hopefully will be inspired by his evangelistic “witness of fortitude” and will look for ways to share their faith, said Bishop Andrew Cozzens, auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Pair of local Catholics race toward tumor cure

Pair of local Catholics race toward tumor cure

| Christina Capecchi | September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

When two young Catholics found themselves battling the same rare and deadly tumor, they received overwhelming support from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis — and each other. Now they’re preparing for a Sept. 19 fundraiser and trying to keep the faith.

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Christian spouses: Teachers and witnesses of truth

Christian spouses: Teachers and witnesses of truth

| Amanda Zurface | September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Close your eyes and envision St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, and insert your family into the scene inside the piazza. Do you feel the colonnade — the arms of the basilica ­— wrapped around you?

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Moorhead couple: Family rosary a teaching moment

Moorhead couple: Family rosary a teaching moment

| Katrina Genereux | September 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Whether biking to confession as a family, praying the rosary with their five children or blessing their food before eating at a restaurant, the Davis family is working toward holiness one day at a time with the guidance of the Catholic Church.

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Experience, wisdom passed on through ethical wills

Experience, wisdom passed on through ethical wills

| Beth Blair | September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The topic of death isn’t something most people care to think about or discuss, but planning what will happen after the inevitable occurs is necessary for a variety of reasons.

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One priest reinstated to ministry, another removed

One priest reinstated to ministry, another removed

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda, apostolic administrator of St. Paul and Minneapolis, reinstated to ministry Sept. 2 a Richfield pastor accused in May of sexual abuse of a minor, and he removed from ministry another priest whose sexual abuse allegation case is being forwarded to Vatican officials for review.

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