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Three parish mergers move toward formalization

Three parish mergers move toward formalization

| June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Those are: St. Mary of the Purification in Marystown with St. Mary and St. Mark in Shakopee; St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph in Hopkins; and Holy Cross, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Clement and St. Hedwig in northeast Minneapolis.

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Archdiocesan Latino ministry initiatives taking shape

Archdiocesan Latino ministry initiatives taking shape

| March 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

A vicar for Latino ministry has been appointed, a Latino Ministry Advisory Board is in place, and progress has been made toward establishing Latino centers and a parish leadership training program.

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Catholic regional school alignment changes

Catholic regional school alignment changes

| January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Following a recent appeal by one of the schools involved in plans for a new regional school in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, changes to the plan have been made.

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Two parishes to become one, three times over on Jan. 1

Two parishes to become one, three times over on Jan. 1

| December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

After a year of tears and celebrations, planning and action, six parishes in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will legally and canonically become three parishes on Sunday, Jan. 1.

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New Prague-area Catholics ‘create’ their future

New Prague-area Catholics ‘create’ their future

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Some 50 miles southwest of the See City of St. Paul, a good hour’s drive through picturesque farmland, Catholics are being asked to give up a part of themselves.

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Principal begins welcoming work for new regional school

Principal begins welcoming work for new regional school

| November 9, 2011 | 2 Comments

St. Michael School in West St. Paul has invited parents and students from St. Matthew in St. Paul to visit what will be their new regional campus next year.

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Five Catholic schools involved in reconfiguration plan

Five Catholic schools involved in reconfiguration plan

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The schools involved are Holy Trinity and St. John Vianney in South St. Paul; St. Joseph and St. Michael in West St. Paul; and St. Matthew in St. Paul.

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1 year later

1 year later

| October 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Strategic Plan puts more focus on collaboration and ‘best practices’ throughout archdiocese

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Reinvesting in Catholic schools

Reinvesting in Catholic schools

| August 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

With classrooms opening in just a few weeks, Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are getting what in many ways is a fresh start, one principals, pastors and parish administrators called “exciting” and “energizing.”

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Text of Archbishop Nienstedt’s Catholic schools announcement

Text of Archbishop Nienstedt’s Catholic schools announcement

| August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS: REINVESTING IN OUR FUTURE

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Schools commission collects feedback, prepares recommendations

Schools commission collects feedback, prepares recommendations

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

A group charged by Archbishop John Nienstedt to make recommendations to him to help ensure the strength and ­sustainability of Cath­olic elementary schools in the archdiocese is on schedule to deliver its report by the June 27 deadline.

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St. Andrew parishioners soon to meld into Maternity of Mary

St. Andrew parishioners soon to meld into Maternity of Mary

| May 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

For Kate Konkol, the most difficult aspect of St. Andrew in St. Paul closing is her concern for those who have been parishioners for 50 years and more.

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