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Kitui archbishop visits archdiocese during cold week

Kitui archbishop visits archdiocese during cold week

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Anthony Muheria kept a sense of humor while visiting the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, when the weather dipped 104 degrees colder than in his homeland of Kenya.

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Catholic Rural Life grant to help country parishes in archdiocese

Catholic Rural Life grant to help country parishes in archdiocese

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

A five-year, $1 million grant for Catholic Rural Life will offer pastors at rural parishes an opportunity to strengthen evangelization and other outreach, while developing support networks in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and around the country.

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Summer house to open for women pondering vocations

Summer house to open for women pondering vocations

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Long Lake native and Benedictine College student Megan Healy has been discerning whether she is called to religious life since her early high school years.

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New commission to serve consecrated life in archdiocese

New commission to serve consecrated life in archdiocese

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sister Carolyn Puccio announced 14 members of a new Interim Commission for Consecrated Life during the World Day of Consecrated Life Mass at the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet chapel in St. Paul Jan. 27.

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College costs, debt rising: Ways to adapt

College costs, debt rising: Ways to adapt

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

College debt hit $1.5 trillion for U.S. households last year, up from $1.2 trillion in 2017 and $500 billion higher than 2012’s $1 trillion.

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Family works, prays to meet college expenses

Family works, prays to meet college expenses

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Clare Reinhardt knew she wouldn’t get much help from her parents for college expenses.

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Children’s book invites readers to explore vocations

Children’s book invites readers to explore vocations

| Debbie Musser | February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author Kristen Soley, a member of St. Mary in Waverly, penned the book, which features rhymes and colorful photos of children portraying vocations such as farmers, astronauts, artists, scientists, priests and nuns.

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Explaining death to children through lens of faith

Explaining death to children through lens of faith

| Susan Klemond | February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

When “Grandma Betty” died more than a year ago, John and Heidi Flanagan did their best to answer the questions of their three children age 6 and younger and prepare them for their beloved family friend’s funeral.

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Blind father, deaf daughter share lectoring ministry

Blind father, deaf daughter share lectoring ministry

| February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Minneapolis parish is home to archdiocese’s ministry to deaf, hard of hearing

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Addressing the Church’s abuse crisis: Panelists, others offer advice

Addressing the Church’s abuse crisis: Panelists, others offer advice

| Kurt Jensen | February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Permanent solutions to the Church’s sexual abuse crisis are going to require a greater level of lay participation and more legal muscle.

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Rams executive, Totino-Grace alumnus Pastoors says building a Super Bowl team is about people

Rams executive, Totino-Grace alumnus Pastoors says building a Super Bowl team is about people

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Tony Pastoors was five days old, his mother, Betsy, kneeled in a hospital chapel to pray that his life would be spared.

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Catholic Charities’ Higher Ground: Multi-service approach to homelessness

Catholic Charities’ Higher Ground: Multi-service approach to homelessness

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two large encampments of homeless people, one in St. Paul, another in Minneapolis, drew unprecedented attention this fall and winter to the plight of people unable to afford a home, including the working poor, unemployed, mentally ill and intellectually disabled.

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