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Realizing gratitude

Realizing gratitude

| Alyssa Bormes | January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

High school teachers everywhere know what it is like to have students in class who are only there because it is a requirement. This is why a required speech class can really be an adventure. Public speaking is terrifying! In my experience, there is usually one student who is excited to take the class — and he or she shows up every five or six years.

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Can there be too much mercy?

Can there be too much mercy?

| Alyssa Bormes | December 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are times when it is all just too much. We are too busy, too overwhelmed, tired, lonely or a host of too many other things. But are there ever times when mercy is too much?

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Parents and sex ed: Duty cannot be delegated

Parents and sex ed: Duty cannot be delegated

| Father Tad Pacholczyk | November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

While some parents might be happy to avoid the awkward conversations that arise around human sexuality by allowing the school system to provide their children’s sex education, it is nonetheless important for parents to recognize that they are the most significant teachers and models for their own children as they mature sexually.

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Four reasons why clerk shouldn’t have been jailed for defending marriage

Four reasons why clerk shouldn’t have been jailed for defending marriage

| Father Tad Pacholczyk | September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kim Davis, the now-famous clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, who became known for her refusal to issue marriage licenses, was arrested and incarcerated [earlier this month]. She had refused to affix her signature to licenses being sought by two people of the same sex, even after the Supreme Court had legalized gay marriage, noting that this would force her to act against her conscience and her deeply-held religious convictions.

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Abortion negates ‘best interest’ standard of consent

Abortion negates ‘best interest’ standard of consent

| Father Tad Pacholczyk | September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recently a phenomenon has come to light that involves the partnering of biomedical researchers with abortionists for the purpose of securing a reliable supply of human tissues and organs.

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News Notes: January 29, 2015

News Notes: January 29, 2015

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

– Young adult leadership conference is Feb. 7
– Pastor in Savage to receive national award
– DeLaSalle teacher named distinguished educator
– Former archdiocese auxiliary bishop marks 25 years

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News notes – January 15, 2015

News notes – January 15, 2015

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pray with U.S. bishops to end abortion Jan. 17-25
Event promotes healing from sexual abuse of children

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News Notes – December 18, 2014

News Notes – December 18, 2014

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Local composer and pianist releases CD
– Bishops to review school committee recommendation
– Center for Mission to manage CRS Rice Bowl

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News Notes – December 11, 2014

News Notes – December 11, 2014

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rediscover: app 2.0 available for download
New website launches for Minn. Catholic Directory

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Knights of Columbus gives coats to kids

Knights of Columbus gives coats to kids

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 28, also known as “Black Friday,” four Minnesota Knights of Columbus chapters distributed 1,200 winter coats to children in need.

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News Notes – November 20, 2014

News Notes – November 20, 2014

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

We want to see your Christmas light displays
St. Bridget prepares to celebrate centennial

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News Notes – November 6, 2014

News Notes – November 6, 2014

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Pope names Superior, Wis., Bishop Peter Christensen bishop of Boise City, Idaho, accepts resignation of Bishop Michael Driscoll
– Cathedral of St. Paul seeks wedding photos for exhibit

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