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Bridging the gap between the sacred texts, secular press

Bridging the gap between the sacred texts, secular press

| Deacon Adam Westphal | November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

My fellow deacons and I recently had the opportunity to enjoy a dinner with Archbishop Emeritus Harry Flynn. After a wonderful dinner, as we sat around enjoying each other’s company, one of my classmates asked the archbishop: “Archbishop, do you have any advice to offer us as preachers in the Church?”

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Evangelization 2012

Evangelization 2012

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Evangelization is to tell the story of Jesus; to proclaim, share and spread the gospel; and to bring others to belief and help them deepen their faith.

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Daily Scriptures: November 11 – November 25

Daily Scriptures: November 11 – November 25

| November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Nov. 11
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
1 Kings 17:10-16
Hebrews 9:24-28
Mark 12:38-44

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Widows’ generosity, gratitude set example for all to follow

Widows’ generosity, gratitude set example for all to follow

| Deacon Fabian Moncada | November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Generosity inspires gratitude, and gratitude inspires generosity. In our lives, the Lord is generous to us, and even increases our ability to give.

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St. Paul: The evangelizer extraordinaire

St. Paul: The evangelizer extraordinaire

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. Paul is the evangelizer extraordinaire! Jesus began the proclamation of the Gospel, and Paul, the apostle to the Gentiles, took the Gospel worldwide.

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Daily Scriptures: October 28 – November 11

Daily Scriptures: October 28 – November 11

| October 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Oct. 28
30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jeremiah 31:7-9
Hebrews 5:1-6
Mark 10: 46-52

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Blind beggar gains more than sight

Blind beggar gains more than sight

| Deacon Adam Hamness | October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Have you heard some Gospel passages so many times that you are tempted to wonder if there is anything that can bring them to life again?

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In their words: Criminal justice system participants tell their stories

In their words: Criminal justice system participants tell their stories

| October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Criminal Justice Working Group of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet works for reform of the current criminal justice system by advocating for policies that focus on rehabilition instead of retribution. October is Criminal Justice Month in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minnneapolis and the group has observed it with talks and prayer.

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Archbishop calls Catholics to shine ‘light of faith’

Archbishop calls Catholics to shine ‘light of faith’

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Patrick and Mary Tschumper stood in the late afternoon glow at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis Oct. 14 hoping to fan into flame their faith. Positioned in a pew near the front, they lit candles and listened to Archbishop John Nienstedt kick off the Year of Faith proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI with a vespers (evening prayer) service.

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Three essential elements of evangelization

Three essential elements of evangelization

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Brian Pizzalato highlights the “three essential elements” to effective evangelization.

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Twelve Apostles: Sinners called by Jesus to serve

Twelve Apostles: Sinners called by Jesus to serve

| Father Michael Van Sloun | October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

We, like the apostles, are asked to be evangelizers, as unworthy as we may be

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All Saints and All Souls

All Saints and All Souls

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

All Saints is the feast honoring all of the saints of the Church.

All Souls Day is the commemoration of all the faithfully departed.

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