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The embryo that grew up

The embryo that grew up

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | July 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

Those who seek to justify abortion often try to minimize or deny the humanity of the embryo. In a recent online forum, for example, one participant wrote: “I became a human being at the point that my senses functioned as those of a human being. Before that I was just a mass of cells.” Another followed up: “A pile of cells in a woman’s uterus is not a human being. It lives off of and is part of that woman’s body.”

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Meditations at the All Star break

Meditations at the All Star break

| George Weigel | July 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

For the past two decades I’ve taught in Cracow every July. I’d not trade the experience for anything, but it’s had one drawback: I haven’t seen baseball’s All Star Game in a long time. The game itself is no big deal. But the sight of so many great players gathered in one place is an annual reminder of the pastime’s remarkable capacity to renew itself, generation to generation.

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Father Adrian, long-time promoter of social justice, to retire

Father Adrian, long-time promoter of social justice, to retire

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. Matthew in St. Paul will celebrate with its pastor, Father Stephen Adrian, his 44 years of full-time ministry and his upcoming retirement, with a 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday, June 23, and a picnic at Cherokee Park in St. Paul.

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Why does God allow people to commit evil acts?

Why does God allow people to commit evil acts?

| Father Michael Schmitz | June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

God gave us the freedom to choose the good, but with that comes the freedom to choose evil

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Document offers reflection for business leaders

Document offers reflection for business leaders

| Tom Bengtson | June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

‘Vocation of the Business Leader’ is designed for people trying to integrate their faith in their work

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What About Ventilators?

What About Ventilators?

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | June 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The use of ventilators can pose particulary challenging problems during end of life situations for families. When should we place a loved one on a ventilator? If somebody is on a ventilator, can we ever “pull the plug?” Understanding our moral duty depends upon whether the use of a ventilator in a particular case can be considered “ordinary” or “extraordinary.”

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Archdiocesan Youth Choir Camp registration now open

Archdiocesan Youth Choir Camp registration now open

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Also:
– Academy of Holy Angels seniors pack bags for families
– Father Jerome Fehn receives Silver St. George Emblem
– National Center for Fathering essay winners announced
– More

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Kudos to band members from Visitation, St. Thomas schools

Kudos to band members from Visitation, St. Thomas schools

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Also
– Messersmith wins Father Ward business administator award
– Franciscans honor Father Joncas with international award
– Hill-Murray School announces plans to build new space

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Mexican consulate, clinics announce new partnership to provide health services

Mexican consulate, clinics announce new partnership to provide health services

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Also:

– ‘Cheerful’ Catholic Bulletin ad salesman remembered
– Dorothy Day Center celebrates its big ‘Day’
– Dorwatha Woods honored for 25 years as principal at Ascension School
– More

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How to choose: Fishing opener or Mother’s Day?

How to choose: Fishing opener or Mother’s Day?

| May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

There are ways men can work through this tough issue

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The greater need: A dome for the Vikings or housing for homeless?

The greater need: A dome for the Vikings or housing for homeless?

| Kathy Tomlin | May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Talk of stadium shouldn’t mean legislators fumble the ball on housing

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Cuba: engagement is the only way forward

Cuba: engagement is the only way forward

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

I was privileged to accompany U.S. bishops and hundreds of pilgrims to Cuba for Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the island nation. The memories of the experience are still sinking in. We visited Santiago and Havana.

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