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Seminarians show acting talent in ‘Murder and Mariolatry’

Seminarians show acting talent in ‘Murder and Mariolatry’

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

When a Catholic and an atheist duel over religion in a new play produced by seminarians at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity later this month, there may be murder and Mariolatry (excessive veneration of the Virgin Mary) on a University of St. Thomas stage. There also will be humor, according to the cast.

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Book can help parishioners become disciples of Christ

Book can help parishioners become disciples of Christ

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Author of ‘Forming Intentional Disciples’ to speak at Cathedral of St. Paul April 5

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Young nun wows judges on Italy’s ‘The Voice’

Young nun wows judges on Italy’s ‘The Voice’

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sr. Cristina Scuccia is a 25 year old member of the Ursuline Sisters of the Holy Family who has appeared on “The Voice of Italy,” a reality show akin to “American Idol” or “Britain’s Got Talent.”

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Thousands of rare Vatican manuscripts to go online

Thousands of rare Vatican manuscripts to go online

| Francis X. Rocca | March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thousands of rare manuscripts until now accessible only to scholars at the Vatican will go online over the next four years, thanks to help from a Japanese information technology company.

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Lenten film series is part of online TV program

Lenten film series is part of online TV program

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chicago-Detroit Jesuit province is teaming up with Loyola Productions’ online IN Network for a seven-part Lenten film series making its debut on seven Wednesdays in Lent. The first film aired on Ash Wednesday.

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Comic book captures pope’s spirituality

Comic book captures pope’s spirituality

| Mary Stachyra Lopez | March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new comic book hero is fighting for truth, justice and the Christian way.

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Curatio conference integrates faith and health care

Curatio conference integrates faith and health care

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dianne Johnson, a registered nurse in Minneapolis, almost quit her job 10 years ago. After 30 years in health care, she was frustrated, burnt out and felt empty, like she had nothing more to give.

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‘Son of God’ movie ‘a love story,’ say husband-wife producers

‘Son of God’ movie ‘a love story,’ say husband-wife producers

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Son of God” premieres in theaters nationwide Feb. 28. It tells the story of Jesus through the eyes of an elderly St. John — the only apostle who did not meet a martyr’s fate — on the isle of Patmos.

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Musical travels storied path from Italy to Bloomington

Musical travels storied path from Italy to Bloomington

| Jennifer Janikula | February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Francesco, the Musical” is based on the life of St. Francis of Assisi and shares lessons about gratitude, humility and finding joy, even in struggle.

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Former pro-hockey player to speak at Men’s Conference

Former pro-hockey player to speak at Men’s Conference

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the annual Archdiocesan Men’s Conference March 22, former pro-hockey player Brian Bonin will present “Men of this World or Men of God: Where are the Sports of Today Leading You and Your Family?”

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‘Son of God’ brings Gospel to life on the big screen

‘Son of God’ brings Gospel to life on the big screen

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Son of God” is a beautifully filmed movie about the life of Jesus from his birth, through his ministry, crucifixion and resurrection.

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‘A Man for All Seasons’ looks at the life of St. Thomas More

‘A Man for All Seasons’ looks at the life of St. Thomas More

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Open Window Theatre’s next production, “A Man for All Seasons,” is the story of Sir Thomas More — who became St. Thomas More in 1935 — and his struggles with religious liberty in the 1530s.

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