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Sister serving Sharing and Caring Hands named regional superior

Sister serving Sharing and Caring Hands named regional superior

| September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the past four years, Sister Marilyn Umunnakwe has been serving families and children at Minneapolis nonprofit Sharing Caring Hands but will leave in October for a new role.

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St. Agnes students receive first 22 John Nasseff scholarships  

St. Agnes students receive first 22 John Nasseff scholarships  

| September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Aim Higher Foundation granted the first 22 John Nasseff Scholarship Fund scholarships to students at St. Agnes School in St. Paul, a school he supported over the past decade before his death in February.

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For cartoonist, guardian angels are no joke

For cartoonist, guardian angels are no joke

| Susan Klemond | September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Comics show eternity and everyday life from an angelic perspective

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Orthodontist hopes event spreads his love for Blessed John Henry Newman

Orthodontist hopes event spreads his love for Blessed John Henry Newman

| Sam Patet | September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ron Snyder knows not many Catholics have heard of Blessed John Henry Newman.

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At 100, Holy Family’s Lebanese roots still strong

At 100, Holy Family’s Lebanese roots still strong

| September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Before the turn of the 20th century, Catholic immigrants fleeing persecution in Lebanon were settling in St. Paul, but they had no church of their own.

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St. Francis de Sales parishioners react with joy, sense of loss to pastor’s bishop appointment

St. Francis de Sales parishioners react with joy, sense of loss to pastor’s bishop appointment

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Twenty people at a Sept. 18 morning daily Mass at St. Francis de Sales in St. Paul got some surprising news after communion, delivered by parish business administrator Steve Carter.

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Seminary staff, men ‘very sad’ to lose Bishop-elect Betancourt

Seminary staff, men ‘very sad’ to lose Bishop-elect Betancourt

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bishop-elect Juan Miguel Betancourt Torres was trying to slip out the back door of the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity the morning of Sept. 17 without being noticed.

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Basilica parish celebrates 150 years of prayer, service in the city

Basilica parish celebrates 150 years of prayer, service in the city

| Susan Klemond | September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary kicks off its 150th anniversary celebration the final weekend of September with two Masses celebrated by Archbishop Bernard Hebda Sept. 30.

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Father Betancourt, a seminary professor and pastor, named auxiliary bishop of Hartford

Father Betancourt, a seminary professor and pastor, named auxiliary bishop of Hartford

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

A native of Puerto Rico, Bishop-elect Betancourt is a priest of the Servants of the Holy Eucharist and the Blessed Virgin Mary, a religious institute founded in 1981 in Puerto Rico with ties to the German Schoenstatt movement. He is the local superior of its St. Paul community, the Casa de San Jose.

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At Holy Hour, archbishop says Church is holding out ‘withered hand’ to be healed

At Holy Hour, archbishop says Church is holding out ‘withered hand’ to be healed

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

“It is only in confronting that reality that we can have any hope for healing — healing for those who suffered abuse, healing for the Church, and even healing for those who abused, or covered up, or stood silent.”

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Clergy abuse survivor at Cathedral Holy Hour: ‘God has not abandoned us’

Clergy abuse survivor at Cathedral Holy Hour: ‘God has not abandoned us’

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Every one of us here today has somehow been affected by, is grieving over, and is on the journey toward healing and restoration,” the survivor said of the abuse crisis. “I truly believe God is here today and joins us in our sadness. His tears are of a Father who loves us.”

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Holy Hour of Reparation and Prayers for Healing Sept. 15

Holy Hour of Reparation and Prayers for Healing Sept. 15

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Hebda will preside over the Holy Hour, which will include exposition of the Eucharist and the praying of the penitential psalms.

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