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A crown for Mary

A crown for Mary

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Homecoming queen gives sixth-grader’s grieving mother a final gift

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St. Joseph in Red Wing: Fewer meetings, more results

St. Joseph in Red Wing: Fewer meetings, more results

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the past six years, the pastoral council at St. Joseph in Red Wing has used a meeting process that moves decision-making closer to those who do the work, through six parish commissions.

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Rural poverty calls us to remember who feeds us

Rural poverty calls us to remember who feeds us

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

According to the Department of Agriculture, rural poverty is over two percentage points higher than urban poverty. This poverty is more pervasive and persistent: Of all the counties that experienced deep spells of poverty over a 20-year span, more than 88 percent are rural.

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Archbishop Nienstedt’s Archdiocesan Youth Day homily

Archbishop Nienstedt’s Archdiocesan Youth Day homily

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Clearly, Jesus is not praising this man for his dishonesty, but rather for his cleverness and aggressive, enterprising spirit. Jesus obviously wants his disciples to be just as wise and just as enterprising when it comes to their stewarding of the Gospel of truth. He commends the attitude and the drive—not the means or the goal of the dishonest steward.

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Delano students learn Spanish via BSM video series

Delano students learn Spanish via BSM video series

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Students at St. Peter’s School in Delano learn Spanish from videos produced from Spanish students at Benilde-St. Margaret’s School in St. Louis Park.

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Purchasing program helps parishes, schools stretch dollars

Purchasing program helps parishes, schools stretch dollars

| Jennifer Janikula | September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

This year, churches and schools might reduce expenses if they take advantage of a new purchasing program sponsored by the archdiocese.

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The Catholic difference: Living inside the Bible

The Catholic difference: Living inside the Bible

| George Weigel | September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The priests and people of Pasierbiec recently constructed a stunning, contemporary Via Crucis, in which figures such as Blessed John Paul II are “inserted” into the traditional Stations of the Cross.

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Protected: Submit Your Event

Protected: Submit Your Event

| February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Future Full of Hope

Future Full of Hope

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Parish leadership program brings together people from diverse backgrounds, cultures

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Faith and food are a good mix at Joe’s Diner

Faith and food are a good mix at Joe’s Diner

| April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

A mob of grade school children gathered around a table in the Great Hall at St. Joseph in Lino Lakes April 6.

They were hungry. More than likely, they could smell the chicken nuggets and french fries being prepared in the kitchen. After an hour of religious education, they were ready for a break and some food.

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What’s cooking? Parish dinner parties

What’s cooking? Parish dinner parties

| Julie Pfitzinger | February 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Parishioners at the Church of St. Joseph in West St. Paul who attend monthly “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” events often find themselves sitting around a dinner table with people they may have seen many times before, but have never met.

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A small percentage that makes a big difference

A small percentage that makes a big difference

| August 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

The weekend Mass collection at St. Victoria in Victoria looks typical: Parishioners deposit donation envelopes, crumpled bills and loose change in baskets that weave their way to the back of the church.

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