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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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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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