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News Notes: Longtime champion for life to retire at end of year

News Notes: Longtime champion for life to retire at end of year

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

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- $109,000 goes to Basilica
- DVD marks merger
- Praying for your enemies

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Bow making hobby brings spiritual benefits to seminarian

Bow making hobby brings spiritual benefits to seminarian

| October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Something happens to Jake Anderson when the leaves change colors in the fall. This year, it occurred while on retreat at Pacem in Terris retreat center near St. Francis earlier this month.

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League of Catholic Women lights up to end 100th celebration

League of Catholic Women lights up to end 100th celebration

| September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

• League of Catholic Women
• Sacred Heart hits 100
• New senior affiliate
• Scholarships get a bump

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A breath of new life for the Church in the Old Continent

A breath of new life for the Church in the Old Continent

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

As we left the military airfield of Cuatro Vientos near Madrid, after the final Mass of World Youth Day 2011, the effects of several days under an intense Castilian heat, standing for hours in crowed spaces, and a lack of sleep altogether, started to sink in. I was exhausted, yet an inexplicable sense of hope had overcome me.

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Un soplo de vida nueva para la Iglesia en el Viejo Continente

Un soplo de vida nueva para la Iglesia en el Viejo Continente

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Al partir del aeródromo de Cuatro Vientos, cerca de Madrid, terminada ya la Misa final de la Jornada Mundial de la Juventud 2011, los efectos de varios días de un intenso calor castellano, de permanecer de pie durante horas rodeada de multitudes y, en general, la falta de sueño, empezaron a notarse. Estaba agotada. Sin embargo, una inexplicable sensación de esperanza me embargaba.

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News notes – September 15, 2011

News notes – September 15, 2011

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

– Senior care facility breaks ground on Brooklyn Park expansion
– School president installed
– Centennial celebration
– Wayzata nonprofit relocates

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Well-being of children dependent on well-being of their parents

Well-being of children dependent on well-being of their parents

| Kathy Tomlin | September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

In 2010 more than 300,000 children received free and reduced-price lunch

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Where do you turn when foundations are crumbling?

Where do you turn when foundations are crumbling?

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

These great struggles can test our faith and call into question our assumptions about God

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Human Stockpiling

Human Stockpiling

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D | September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

A recent news report chronicled a Chinese woman named Huang Yijun. Sixty years ago, her unborn child died, but the pregnancy was never expelled from her body. Instead, her baby’s body slowly began to calcify inside her, becoming a crystallized, stone-like mass. Such stone babies (known as lithopedions) are extremely rare.

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Crosier priest re-elected as prior

Crosier priest re-elected as prior

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Crosier Father Kermit Holl was re-elected Aug. 23 to his third term as prior of the Crosier Community of Onamia, Minn.

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Important life lessons learned on a sailboat

Important life lessons learned on a sailboat

| Tom Bengtson | August 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Living in Minneapolis, the City of Lakes, Dad taught me the fundamentals of sailing, which have proven to be useful guides for my adult life, in the business world and at home.

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Bringing Christ to the Clinic

Bringing Christ to the Clinic

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

A Catholic physician once related to me a powerful story about one of his patients, who had just received a diagnosis of advanced, metastatic cancer and had a relatively short time left to live.

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