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Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here are the church regulations for fasting and abstinence during Lent:

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Lent: almsgiving, fasting and prayer

Lent: almsgiving, fasting and prayer

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A three-part series on the three basic pillars of Lent: almsgiving, fasting and prayer. In honor of the Year of Consecrated Life, each feature will include members of religious communities who are deeply living out these spiritual practices all year long.

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‘Simply being open to God’

‘Simply being open to God’

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Prayer is easier than most think, experts say, and Lent is a time to re-examine one’s routine

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6 ways to begin or enhance your fasting

6 ways to begin or enhance your fasting

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several passionate fasters offered these tips to help others get started or enhance their current fasting practices.

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Full from fasting

Full from fasting

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lenten discipline ripe with life, love and freedom, adherents say

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Lent begins

Lent begins

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wyatt Gibb, an eighth-grader at St. Charles Borromeo School in St. Anthony, receives ashes from Father Brian Park, parochial administrator of the parish, during an Ash Wednesday school liturgy Feb. 18 at St. Charles.

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‘Servant of the poor’: Almsgiving a push toward generosity, community

‘Servant of the poor’: Almsgiving a push toward generosity, community

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

“It really is an essential part of Christianity; it’s not optional. It has to do with the most fundamental Christian virtue, which is charity and love of God.” – John Froula, assistant professor of theology at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity

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New books for Lenten spiritual reading

New books for Lenten spiritual reading

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here is a selection of recent releases for Lenten reading.

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Lenten tradition combats poverty at home, abroad

Lenten tradition combats poverty at home, abroad

| Deacon Mickey Friesen for The Catholic Spirit | February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

“One of our primary goals is to help Catholics live out their missionary call that comes through baptism.” – Deacon Mickey Friesen, director of the archdiocesan Center for Mission

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10 things to remember for Lent

10 things to remember for Lent

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bishop David Ricken of Green Bay, Wis., chairman of the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, offers the following list for Lent:

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Lenten reads

Lenten reads

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

What are you reading this Lenten season?

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Funds from CRS Rice Bowl come back to archdiocese

Funds from CRS Rice Bowl come back to archdiocese

| Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis for The Catholic Spirit | February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Each year, 25 percent of the proceeds collected in the archdiocese through Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl return to help fund the programs of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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