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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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Cuba: el acercamiento es el único camino a seguir

Cuba: el acercamiento es el único camino a seguir

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

Tuve el privilegio de acompañar a los obispos de Estados Unidos y centenares de peregrinos a la isla de Cuba, para la visita del Papa Benedicto XVI. Los recuerdos de esta experiencia todavía están latentes. Visitamos Santiago y La Habana.

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St. Croix Catholic School wins technology grant

St. Croix Catholic School wins technology grant

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Also:

– BSM online paper wins national award
– UST gets challenge gift for campaign
– Parish team, deacon honored for service
– BVMs name Hadro as new president

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Local principal receives  national education award

Local principal receives national education award

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kathleen Wollan, principal of Nativity of Our Lord Catholic School in St. Paul, was honored with the 2012 Distinguished Principal Award from the National Catholic Educational Association.

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Black & White, or Gray?

Black & White, or Gray?

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

One widely-encountered idea today is that there is no black and white when it comes to morality, only a kind of “gray area.” This is often taken to mean that we really can’t know with certainty what is right and wrong, allowing us to “push into the gray” as we make certain moral decisions that at first glance appear to be immoral.

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The Messenger of Peace at the Feet of Cristo Rey

The Messenger of Peace at the Feet of Cristo Rey

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | April 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Like many, I was surprised when I first heard that Pope Benedict XVI would travel to Mexico but not visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City. The stop was a staple in John Paul II’s trips to Mexico.

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El Mensajero de la Paz a los pies de Cristo Rey

El Mensajero de la Paz a los pies de Cristo Rey

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | April 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Como a muchas personas, me sorprendió inicialmente escuchar la noticia de que Benedicto XVI iba a viajar a México pero no visitaría la Basílica de Guadalupe en la Ciudad de México. La visita a la Basílica era cosa segura en los viajes de Juan Pablo II a México.

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St. John student honored for her summer program

St. John student honored for her summer program

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Also:
– St. Thomas Academy heroes collect seven tons of food
– Epiphany School captures DOLE Flash Mob Contest
– Local pro-life advocate tries new way to reach women
– Long-time hockey coach Larson wins prep award

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Fair doesn’t mean equal

Fair doesn’t mean equal

| Bill and Monica Dodds | March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

It can seem to most parents that the first complete sentence their little darling says is “That’s not fair!”

It’s a cry moms and dads hear early and often and, despite knowing that life is not fair, they may attempt to make their children’s lives equal.

But they can’t.

You can’t.

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Federal Mandates and the Crushing of Religious Freedom

Federal Mandates and the Crushing of Religious Freedom

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the words of another commentator, “As is more and more obvious, ObamaCare has nothing to do with controlling healthcare costs. It has everything to do with government control. It’s time to admit a mistake, repeal the law, and look at market-based ways to control health care costs.”

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