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New technologies, leadership mark school year’s beginning

New technologies, leadership mark school year’s beginning

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit asked principals of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to share new their new initiatives, buildings and leadership.

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Many hands create beautiful landscape at St. Nicholas in Carver

Many hands create beautiful landscape at St. Nicholas in Carver

| Abby Vakulskas | August 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

Parishioners hopes the garden will be an educational and spiritually meaningful space for all visitors, regardless of background or belief.

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Through V Encuentro, Latinos explore evangelization as ‘missionary disciples’

Through V Encuentro, Latinos explore evangelization as ‘missionary disciples’

| Susan Klemond | August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Starting in small groups in parishes, lay ecclesial movements, schools and universities, and other Catholic organizations, V Encuentro participants learn to better serve the growing Hispanic population, especially those in the peripheries.

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With Faithful Beginnings, CSCOE aims to help preschools flourish

With Faithful Beginnings, CSCOE aims to help preschools flourish

| Michael P. Kassner | August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The initiative is part of Catholic Schools Center of Excellence’s mission to strengthen Catholic education and student enrollment in grade schools and early childhood programs in the archdiocese by creating a network of preschools with similar goals.

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Digital Edition – August 10, 2017

Digital Edition – August 10, 2017

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leading with Faith, New religious communities expanding to archdiocese, Swahili speakers unite, Examining just wages, Parish plans 54-day novena

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Recognizing ourselves as sinners

Recognizing ourselves as sinners

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | August 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Last Friday, the archdiocese celebrated the feast day of our secondary patron, St. John Vianney, the famous Curé of Ars and the patron of all parish priests. He was designated secondary patron — after our primary patron, St. Paul — in 1962 at the request of our fifth archbishop, Archbishop Leo Binz.

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Reconociendo a nosotros mismos como pecadores

Reconociendo a nosotros mismos como pecadores

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

El viernes pasado, la archidiócesis celebró la fiesta de nuestro patrón secundario, San Juan Vianney, el famoso “Curé of Ars” el patrón de todos los párrocos. Fue designado patrón secundario – después de nuestro principal patrón, San Pablo — en 1962 a petición de nuestro quinto arzobispo, el arzobispo Leo Binz.

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Congratulations 2017 Leading With Faith honorees!

Congratulations 2017 Leading With Faith honorees!

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

For these Catholic business leaders, faith is the key

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From readers: August 10, 2017

From readers: August 10, 2017

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thoughtful perspectives
Denying grace for better life
God’s law is not a democracy
Christians serve, not judge
Church’s teachings will not change
Catholic identity questions

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Musing on saints’ teeth

Musing on saints’ teeth

| Bishop Robert Barron | August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

I write these words from Milan, Italy, where I am with my Word on Fire team filming new episodes for our Pivotal Players series. I’ve seen lots of marvelous things on this trip, including the ruins of the ancient baptistery under the Milan Cathedral where, in the spring of 387, St. Augustine was baptized by St. Ambrose. But the most fascinating sight I’ve taken in is the vested and mitered skeleton of that same Ambrose, which rests in the basilica that bears his name, not far from the Cathedral.

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Integrity needed more than ‘authenticity’

Integrity needed more than ‘authenticity’

| Father Michael Schmitz | August 9, 2017 | 2 Comments

Q: I value authenticity and loathe hypocrisy, and I want to simply be true to myself. How can I do that if I constantly am told what to believe and how to behave by the Church?

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When God gives more than you can handle

When God gives more than you can handle

| Deacon Michael Nevin | August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

“God won’t give you more than you can handle.”

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