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God provides in Open Window’s ‘Lilies of the Field’

God provides in Open Window’s ‘Lilies of the Field’

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Open Window Theatre will close out its third season with “Lilies of the Field,” the story of a traveling handyman in the mid-1950s who becomes the answer to the prayers of a group of nuns who want to build a chapel in the desert.

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In new book, local scientist seeks to demonstrate integration of faith and science

In new book, local scientist seeks to demonstrate integration of faith and science

| Susan Klemond | April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The great pace of scientific discovery in recent decades gives us more reason to find wonder and inspiration in God’s creation than in past centuries. Yet, we risk disconnecting from faith and life if we focus only on technological advances without also embracing our humanity, according to Chris Edge, author of the new book, “Cosmology and the Cross.”

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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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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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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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Playing it loud and proud

Playing it loud and proud

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Faith journey leads Craig Berry to release Christian rock album

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Finding leisure in literature

Finding leisure in literature

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Women of all ages join The Well-Read Mom book clubs

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