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El regalo del matrimonio

El regalo del matrimonio

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | June 9, 2016

Las últimas semanas han estado llenas de muchas celebraciones, incluyendo la instalación de Monseñor Bernard Hebda, las ordenaciones de 9 diáconos transitorios y 9 nuevos sacerdotes. El sábado pasado también tuvimos una celebración más pequeña pero muy importante, el Día Mundial del Matrimonio en la Catedral de St. Paul. En esta celebración honramos a muchas parejas que vinieron a celebrar aniversarios importantes como los 25 o 50 años y ¡4 parejas que han estado casadas por más de 70 años.

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Archdiocese raises nearly $500K for retired religious men and women

Archdiocese raises nearly $500K for retired religious men and women

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis raised a final total of $491,329 for the 2015 Retirement Fund for Religious appeal.

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Rural parish-sponsored music festival draws thousands

Rural parish-sponsored music festival draws thousands

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

An estimated 3,500 people attended the second bi-annual All Saints Music Festival May 20 at the Little Log House Pioneer Village in Hastings, organized by the clustered parishes of St. John the Baptist in Vermillion; St. Joseph in Miesville; St. Mary in New Trier; St. Mathias in Hampton; and St. Pius V in Cannon Falls.

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2016 Catholic Services Appeal ahead of last year’s campaign

2016 Catholic Services Appeal ahead of last year’s campaign

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Seventeen weeks into the 2016 Catholic Services Appeal, the Plymouth-based Catholic Services Appeal Foundation reports that it is ahead of last year’s campaign, both in dollars pledged and dollars received, as well as the total number of gifts.

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Risen Christ honored GHR Foundation with annual award

Risen Christ honored GHR Foundation with annual award

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Risen Christ Catholic School in Minneapolis presented the Minneapolis-based GHR Foundation with its annual Circle of Light Award May 25. Risen Christ President Michael Rogers credits the foundation with aiding the K-8 school’s work in educating low-income students and students of color.

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Father Tokashiki finds balance of work, contemplation in Pro Ecclesia Sancta order

Father Tokashiki finds balance of work, contemplation in Pro Ecclesia Sancta order

| Susan Klemond | June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Father Adam Tokashiki, a member of Pro Ecclesia Sancta, encountered Christ as a high school student in Lima, Peru, in the early 2000s, quitting his punk rock band and cutting his long hair were just the beginning of a radical life redirection that culminated in his ordination to the priesthood 4,000 miles away in St. Paul on May 28.

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Archdiocese gets nine new priests

Archdiocese gets nine new priests

| Susan Klemond | May 30, 2016 | 3 Comments

Drawing from Pope Francis’ teaching, the archbishop challenged the ordinands to leave their offices and “go out to the peripheries” with their flocks to experience God’s mercy.

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Upon Child Victims Act expiration, bishops promise to protect kids, restore relationships

Upon Child Victims Act expiration, bishops promise to protect kids, restore relationships

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a statement released May 25, the last day victims of past child sex abuse could file a civil claim under Minnesota’s Child Victims Act, the state’s Catholic bishops acknowledged the “painful reality of sexual abuse” that has come to the forefront during the last three years and promised not to be silent when an allegation of sexual abuse is made against a clergy member or someone else in the Church.

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Digital Edition – May 26, 2016

Digital Edition – May 26, 2016

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

A celebration of the installation of Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda

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Archbishop Hebda follows in the footsteps of 11 bishops and archbishops

Archbishop Hebda follows in the footsteps of 11 bishops and archbishops

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda is the 12th bishop or archbishop to lead the 166-year-old Archdiocese of
St. Paul and Minneapolis, with its 825,000 Catholics and 187 parishes. He succeeds a list of bishops and archbishops with varied backgrounds and impressive legacies.

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St. Therese partners with North Memorial for transitional care center

St. Therese partners with North Memorial for transitional care center

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Located on the fourth floor of North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, 32 private rooms are designated for patients transitioning from hospital to home due to illness, injury or surgery.

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Leading ‘the Church that Christ wants us to be’

Leading ‘the Church that Christ wants us to be’

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

A month before his installation as Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Archbishop Bernard Hebda sat down with The Catholic Spirit for a broad interview. He spoke about his mentors, his life before the seminary, and his hopes and prayers for the archdiocese.

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