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Author Vince Flynn left behind much more than his books

Author Vince Flynn left behind much more than his books

| Kathy Schneeman | July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

In mourning the loss of a loved one, it’s tempting to just crawl under the covers and stay there. But those who are left behind need to trudge forward, and that’s what the family of Vince Flynn is doing right now. I believe he’s watching them with pride pumping his fists into the air and cheering in that big, bellowing voice of his.

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Evangelization motivated National History Day winners

Evangelization motivated National History Day winners

| Caroline Rode | July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

With more than 2,000 years of existence, it’s no surprise that people continue to study the Catholic Church’s vast history.

Three girls from West St. Paul took one event in Church history and ended up creating a prize-winning performance.

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Still room to register for Catholic summer youth day camps

Still room to register for Catholic summer youth day camps

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

youthTotus Tuus — a summer Catholic youth program dedicated to sharing the Gospel and promoting the Catholic faith through evangelization, catechesis, Christian witness, and Eucharist worship — has openings at upcoming camps.

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Place your hope in the joy of heaven

Place your hope in the joy of heaven

| Deacon Marcus Milless | July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue and discovered the New World. Imagine the joy he experienced in his discovery after two months of hardship. Then, imagine the even greater joy he had in sharing these experiences with his friends.

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Down on the farm

Down on the farm

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fun, Faith and Farming and near-perfect weather on Rural Life Sunday

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – July 3, 2013

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – July 3, 2013

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

“If someone tells you, ‘Go home, you’re not needed,’ that’s not true. No one is useless in the Church. We are all needed to build this temple.”
— Pope Francis, speaking to an estimated 50,000 people at his weekly general audience June 26

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Minnesota Catholic, evangelical leaders urge Congress to pass immigration reform

Minnesota Catholic, evangelical leaders urge Congress to pass immigration reform

| June 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

They urged the state’s congressional representatives to support immigration reform that provides a roadmap to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, upholds human dignity, promotes family unity and secures borders.

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Digital Edition – June 20, 2013

Digital Edition – June 20, 2013

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Graduation quilts, Zach Sobiech friends, Pope speaks about true freedom, Children’s online safety, Catholic hip-hop artists, Fortnight for Freedom, Dewfall and the prayer of consecration, Man of Steel

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Rediscover: Religious Vocations

Rediscover: Religious Vocations

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Many ways to answer calling from God
– Archbishop: Oct. 12 event is chance to celebrate, re-energize
– St. Paul native chooses marriage… to Christ
– From Harvard to the convent
– Our deepest desires

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Father Peterson to retire July 1

Father Peterson to retire July 1

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Bruce Peterson will retire from active ministry on July 1. He has served St. Columbkill, Belle Creek and Holy Trinity, Goodhue since 1970 with St. Mary, Bellechester added as a third parish in 2002.

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Holy Angels hires new hockey coach

Holy Angels hires new hockey coach

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Also:
– Former principal named to NCEA post
– Local Serrans celebrate feast of Junipero Serra
– Three local students join national choir
– City of St. Paul allows statue of Jesus to stay

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Summer Catholic youth program offers week-long camps

Summer Catholic youth program offers week-long camps

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Totus Tuus — a summer Catholic youth program dedicated to sharing the Gospel and promoting the Catholic faith through evangelization, catechesis, Christian witness, and Eucharist worship — has openings at upcoming camps.

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