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The dead end of gender theory

The dead end of gender theory

| Jessica Zittlow | June 18, 2015 | 4 Comments

Pope Francis has been talking a lot lately about what he is calling “gender theory.” He has called it an “anthropological regression” that “does not recognize the order of creation.”

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Appointments – June 18, 2015

Appointments – June 18, 2015

| June 18, 2015 | 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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‘For the Holy Church’

‘For the Holy Church’

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

At St. Mark, men’s and women’s religious communities focus on family

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Encyclical name inspired by St. Francis’ prayer

Encyclical name inspired by St. Francis’ prayer

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The name for Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si’” means “praised be” in medieval Latin and is taken from an introductory phrase repeated in St. Francis of Assisi’s famous prayer, “The Canticle of the Creatures.”

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Getting ahead of the spin on the pope’s environmental encyclical

Getting ahead of the spin on the pope’s environmental encyclical

| John L. Allen Jr. - Crux/The Boston Globe | June 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

John L. Allen Jr., a well-respected Vatican journalist, spoke at the University of St. Thomas June 3 on the opening evening of a three-day conference on ecology.

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New apostolic administrator aims to be of service

New apostolic administrator aims to be of service

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | June 16, 2015

I am humbled by Pope Francis’ decision to appoint me to serve as apostolic administrator for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. I am grateful for his confidence, and I look forward to working with Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens and the leadership of the archdiocese. I pray that I will be able to be of some service to you, the priests and faithful of the archdiocese, as you prepare for the appointment of a new archbishop.

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El nuevo Administrador Apostólico desea servir a esta Iglesia local

El nuevo Administrador Apostólico desea servir a esta Iglesia local

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Siento mucha humildad por la decisión del Papa Francisco de nombrarme a servir como administrador apostólico de la Arquidiócesis de St. Paul y Minneapolis. Estoy agradecido por esta confianza y espero trabajar con el Obispo Auxiliar Andrew Cozzens y los líderes de la arquidiócesis. Ruego para que pueda ser capaz de brindarles un servicio a ustedes, a los sacerdotes y a los fieles de la arquidiócesis, mientras se preparan para el nombramiento de un nuevo arzobispo.

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Painting expected to deepen appreciation for parish’s patron

Painting expected to deepen appreciation for parish’s patron

| Maria Becker | June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

St. Thomas More Church in St. Paul has commissioned a painting of its patron saint, Sir Thomas More, for the lunette above a shrine dedicated to the 15th-century martyr.

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Daily Scriptures: June 7 – June 21, 2015

Daily Scriptures: June 7 – June 21, 2015

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sunday, June 7
The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)
Exodus 24:3-8
Hebrews 9:11-15
Mark 14:12-16, 22-26

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Digital Edition – June 4, 2015

Digital Edition – June 4, 2015

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ordination, St. Leonard of Port Maurice, Bethleham Academy, Redemptorist icon Our Mother of Perpetual Hope, Cologne school closes, Military family memorial, Consecrated virgin

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Parents, don’t fear your child will become too naive

Parents, don’t fear your child will become too naive

| Father Michael Schmitz | June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Q. I want to raise my kids in the faith and help them navigate the world to make good decisions. Obviously, I cannot shelter them from everything, or they will grow up being naive. But I cannot just let them be completely influenced by the world, either. Any thoughts on how to let kids be a part of the world but not of the world?

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Jesus is closest when we receive him in the Eucharist

Jesus is closest when we receive him in the Eucharist

| Deacon Neil Bakker | June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Sing, my tongue, the Savior’s glory, of His Flesh, the mystery sing; of the Blood, all price exceeding, shed by our Immortal King, destined, for the world’s redemption, from a noble Womb to spring” (Hymn Pange Lingua, St. Thomas Aquinas).

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