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Appointments – November 21, 2013

Appointments – November 21, 2013

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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First Sunday of Advent — Christ is the way

First Sunday of Advent — Christ is the way

| Mathew Kelly | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

I believe God wants us to be happy. I believe God gave us this yearning for happiness that constantly preoccupies our hearts. It seems he has placed this yearning within each human heart as a spiritual navigational instrument designed to lead us to our destiny. God himself is the author of our desire for happiness.

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Best-selling author of ‘Time for God’ to visit area parishes

Best-selling author of ‘Time for God’ to visit area parishes

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Jacques Philippe, author of one of the featured books of the Rediscover: Book Club, will visit several archdiocesan parishes later this month and in early December for a series of talks and book signings.

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Olympic hopeful Liz Podominick remains ‘God-focused’

Olympic hopeful Liz Podominick remains ‘God-focused’

| Jennifer Janikula | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Liz Podominick, who attended All Saints School in Lakeville, hopes to be competing in the discus competition in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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From our readers – November 21, 2013

From our readers – November 21, 2013

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the Nov. 7 issue of The Catholic Spirit, we asked readers if they celebrate their “name day” in a special way, and to tell us how. Below are two responses:

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CCHD collection helps local workers recover unpaid wages

CCHD collection helps local workers recover unpaid wages

| Jennifer Janikula | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Exploited workers fighting to recover unpaid wages are one of many populations that benefit from the funds donated through the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.

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Dying into safe hands

Dying into safe hands

| Father Ron Rolheiser | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to say something consoling in the face of death, even when the person who died lived a full life and died in the best of circum­stances. It’s especially hard when the one who’s died is a young person, still in need of nurturing and care in this life, and when that young person dies in less-than-ideal circumstances.

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Remembering President Kennedy 50 Years later – Vincentian pastor administered last rites after president’s assassination

Remembering President Kennedy 50 Years later – Vincentian pastor administered last rites after president’s assassination

| Jay Nies | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The late Vincentian Father Oscar Huber, a native of Perryville, Mo., in the St. Louis Archdiocese, was a hard-working, dedicated pastor who made many friends throughout his years of faithful ministry.

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Remembering President Kennedy 50 Years later – Cathedral visit among stops on first presidential visit to Minnesota

Remembering President Kennedy 50 Years later – Cathedral visit among stops on first presidential visit to Minnesota

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eleven-year-old Winifred Purinton and her sister Mary, 15, stood outside the Cathedral of St. Paul for several hours in a chilly drizzle on the morning of Oct. 7, 1962.

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Teens encouraged to view their sexuality as a gift

Teens encouraged to view their sexuality as a gift

| Angela Deeney for The Catholic Spirit | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Teens and parents munched on bagels around fall-festive tables at St. Peter in Forest Lake Nov. 9 while presenters prepared to share encouragement and practical counsel from their own experiences facing the challenge of chastity in today’s society.

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Bishop-elect’s friends, family to play role at ordination

Bishop-elect’s friends, family to play role at ordination

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Friends and family members of Bishop-elect Andrew Cozzens will make important contributions to his episcopal ordination, both during the ceremony and in the lead up to the day.

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News Notes – November 21, 2013

News Notes – November 21, 2013

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Catholic Community Foundation announces new board members, Legacy of Faith winner Archdiocesan Pilgrimage Choir will sing for pope

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