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Archbishop John Nienstedt will celebrate the annual Chrism Mass 7 p.m. March 26 at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul. During the liturgy, an assembly of priests, young and old, will gather with the archbishop to renew their promises on the threshold of the Easter Triduum.
Men, get ready for Reverend Know-It-All.
People of faith can support dignity of all persons in political arena
“He used to be a dishwasher!”
The surprised voice of Mady Rogers, a freshman at Hill-Murray School in Maplewood, carried across the banquet room where she was flipping through black-and-white photos with her partner, a senior citizen whose life was unfolding via his snapshots: his job as a dishwasher, his father riding in a new Chevrolet, soldiers sipping whisky at a ceasefire.
To celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14, The Catholic Spirit reached out to sisters in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Below they share a glimpse of their calling — from the most rewarding part of religious life to their favorite “nun movie.”
Student strengths and individual learning are at the core of a new educational initiative two Twin Cities Catholic grade schools plan to launch this fall. Drawing on the success of a school in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., St. Alphonsus Parish School in Brooklyn Park and St. Mark’s Catholic School in St. Paul are aiming to show all students they are smart, “just smart differently,” said Kari Staples, St. Alphonsus’ principal.
Theater plans to add performance seating, lobby space