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Archbishop Hebda applauds Trump’s action to end family separation at border

Archbishop Hebda applauds Trump’s action to end family separation at border

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda said he is “pleased President Trump has committed to executive action to end the family separations happening at the U.S.-Mexico border” June 20 following the presidential administration announcement of the decision.

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With books and news, 101-year-old nun aimed to stay ‘interested’

With books and news, 101-year-old nun aimed to stay ‘interested’

| Christina Capecchi | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Getting enough sleep is important at age 101, but on a Monday this spring, Sister Marguerite Turgeon stayed up till 11 p.m.

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Msgr. Moudry’s ministry focused on pascal mystery

Msgr. Moudry’s ministry focused on pascal mystery

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

“He believed that, because of our faith in the paschal mystery, for the Christian, the final surrender of death would be a familiar and joyous sacrifice. I’m sure it was for him.”

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Brother remembers Father Roach for love of sports, family farm

Brother remembers Father Roach for love of sports, family farm

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jerry was always drawn to his brother’s positive attitude and willingness to help anyone in need.

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Benilde-St. Margaret’s alumnus ordained for Jesuits June 9

Benilde-St. Margaret’s alumnus ordained for Jesuits June 9

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Henry Shea was ordained for the Society of Jesus June 9 at the Fordham University Church in New York City.

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Catholic singles encouraged to make gift of self at national conference

Catholic singles encouraged to make gift of self at national conference

| June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

International Catholic speaker Hudson Byblow kicked off his presentation at the National Catholic Singles Conference in Bloomington with a little Star Wars Jedi wit.

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Catholic Charities explains shift from refugees to children

Catholic Charities explains shift from refugees to children

| June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Although Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis has resettled refugees since the 1970s, its program became massively unpredictable in the past two years, prompting leaders to announce May 2 their decision to shift the nonprofit’s focus from refugee resettlement to helping children in the Hennepin County child protection system.

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Choir to take ecumenical message to Vatican in October

Choir to take ecumenical message to Vatican in October

| Melenie Soucheray | June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six months after the close of the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, the call to keep working toward forgiveness and unity between Catholics and Lutherans still reverberates internationally and locally.

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Teams of Our Lady offers married couples support, path to growth

Teams of Our Lady offers married couples support, path to growth

| Susan Klemond | June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Steve and Nicole Pattee of All Saints in Lakeville spend a lot of time in transit, including driving their two teenage daughters to swim meets and flying around the country for work.

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Citizen advocacy key to MCC’s 2018 legislative efforts

Citizen advocacy key to MCC’s 2018 legislative efforts

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The work of state lawmakers may be over following the end of the 2018 legislative session. But the work of citizens concerned about human dignity and the common good must continue, particularly with an eye toward elections this fall, said Jason Adkins, executive director of Minnesota Catholic Conference.

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Weight loss program guides clergy on fueling their ministry with diet and exercise

Weight loss program guides clergy on fueling their ministry with diet and exercise

| Jessica Weinberger | June 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

In seminary formation, future priests and deacons delve into theology, philosophy, ethics and more, but not the healthy eating and fitness principles that will sustain them physically, emotionally and spiritually in their ministry. That’s where Susan Torborg comes in.

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Retired priest hopes to save childhood church building from demolition

Retired priest hopes to save childhood church building from demolition

| June 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Forliti said that if the building is saved, the school retains a “magnificent architectural gem” and community “icon,” and the neighbors’ goodwill, and it will gain the gratitude from preservation-minded citizens, recognition for promoting the environment through adaption and reuse, and “the positive outcomes that result from lessons learned when the past is not destroyed but honored.”

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