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Archdiocesan Chancery Corporation Annual Financial Report

Archdiocesan Chancery Corporation Annual Financial Report

| November 20, 2014

The Lord is always present to help us
Financial officer report
Condensed statements

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Knights of Malta have commitment to ‘the Lord’s poor’

Knights of Malta have commitment to ‘the Lord’s poor’

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Volunteering at the Dorothy Day Center in St. Paul is a way for Steve Hawkins to fulfill both his baptismal call and his service in the Knights of Malta, a 900-year-old lay religious order that is active in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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How to obtain relics; original Bible manuscripts

How to obtain relics; original Bible manuscripts

| Father Kenneth Doyle | November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q. Why is it so hard to obtain first-class relics? (Also, do I need permission from my bishop to obtain them?)
Q. Where are the original writings of the disciples that were used to put together the Catholic Bible?

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We can be missionaries right where we are

We can be missionaries right where we are

| November 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

French poet Leon Bloy once wrote, “The only real sadness in life is not to become a saint.”

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Advent Week 1 – Prayer and reflection for busy households

Advent Week 1 – Prayer and reflection for busy households

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The following Advent wreath prayer is intended to help busy households make Advent a prayerful time during the rush of Christmas preparations. The language is fairly simple, intended to be used for personal prayer and reflection or by groups of adults or adults with children. Options are noted to allow for participation by a variety of members of a household.

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Making room for Jesus

Making room for Jesus

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

“There was no room for them in the inn” (Luke 2:7) when Jesus was born on the first Christmas.

Mary and Joseph went off to a stable or cave, off by themselves, off alone. No space was reserved for Jesus when he came. There was no hospitality, no welcome. There was severe overcrowding in and around Bethlehem, and the local residents and visitors alike were unwilling or unable to receive Jesus when he was born.

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Adoring, worshiping and loving Jesus in the Eucharist

Adoring, worshiping and loving Jesus in the Eucharist

| Deacon Christopher Gernetzke | November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus Christ institutes a new order of worship. No longer will we worship by simply offering animals in place of man for man’s sins, nor will we pay the temple tax to make everything right for the sake of observing the law. We are now to join Jesus Christ in offering the one sacrifice that he offers: the Eucharist.

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Digital Edition – November 6, 2014

Digital Edition – November 6, 2014

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

44 miles for vets, Arguing for life Faith comes alive, O’Shaughnessy, Burying Ebola victims, Vocations, Was Shakespeare Catholic?

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Parish Strategic Planning Task Force begins work

Parish Strategic Planning Task Force begins work

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

A group of local Catholic leaders has begun meeting about the next phase of parish strategic planning within the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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News Notes – November 6, 2014

News Notes – November 6, 2014

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Pope names Superior, Wis., Bishop Peter Christensen bishop of Boise City, Idaho, accepts resignation of Bishop Michael Driscoll
– Cathedral of St. Paul seeks wedding photos for exhibit

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In Pictures

In Pictures

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

A HALLOWEEN TREAT
PAPAL POSTAGE

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Files released for 24 men accused of clergy sexual abuse

Files released for 24 men accused of clergy sexual abuse

| November 5, 2014

Documents from the priest files of 24 men given to the court by the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis earlier this year were released today by Jeff Anderson and Associates. This release is in the interest of public disclosure and transparency.

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