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Catholics to be honored with Champions for Life Awards

Catholics to be honored with Champions for Life Awards

| August 23, 2017 | 1 Comment

Seven people will be recognized this year with St. John Paul II Champions for Life Awards, an initiative of the Office of Marriage, Family and Life of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The awards recognize people who strive to protect life at all stages.

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Catholics urged to contribute to state’s water quality conversation

Catholics urged to contribute to state’s water quality conversation

| Bridget Ryder | August 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

Minnesota may be the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but half in the southern part of the state are too polluted for swimming and fishing.

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Gratitude brews stewardship best, conference speaker says

Gratitude brews stewardship best, conference speaker says

| August 21, 2017 | 1 Comment

“I was fortunate to work for the ‘King of Beers’ for 29 years, and now I hope to work for the King of Kings for the rest of my life,” Baranowski told more than 150 people gathered for the Region 8 International Catholic Stewardship Council Conference at St. Ambrose of Woodbury in Woodbury Aug. 17, hosted this year by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Cozzens condemn violence; say Christ is answer to despair

Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Cozzens condemn violence; say Christ is answer to despair

| August 18, 2017 | 2 Comments

The bishops encouraged people to “people of encounter who look for opportunities to engage others in ways that acknowledge the dignity of each human person.”

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New technologies, leadership mark school year’s beginning

New technologies, leadership mark school year’s beginning

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit asked principals of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to share new their new initiatives, buildings and leadership.

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Many hands create beautiful landscape at St. Nicholas in Carver

Many hands create beautiful landscape at St. Nicholas in Carver

| Abby Vakulskas | August 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

Parishioners hopes the garden will be an educational and spiritually meaningful space for all visitors, regardless of background or belief.

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Through V Encuentro, Latinos explore evangelization as ‘missionary disciples’

Through V Encuentro, Latinos explore evangelization as ‘missionary disciples’

| Susan Klemond | August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Starting in small groups in parishes, lay ecclesial movements, schools and universities, and other Catholic organizations, V Encuentro participants learn to better serve the growing Hispanic population, especially those in the peripheries.

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With Faithful Beginnings, CSCOE aims to help preschools flourish

With Faithful Beginnings, CSCOE aims to help preschools flourish

| Michael P. Kassner | August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The initiative is part of Catholic Schools Center of Excellence’s mission to strengthen Catholic education and student enrollment in grade schools and early childhood programs in the archdiocese by creating a network of preschools with similar goals.

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Minnesota Vikings coach brings faith to the field

Minnesota Vikings coach brings faith to the field

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Each morning Vikings offensive coach Pat Shurmur pulls out a laminated card with his priorities for the day.

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New religious orders expanding to archdiocese

New religious orders expanding to archdiocese

| August 7, 2017 | 4 Comments

Because so many of the Handmaids are from the archdiocese, establishing a presence here makes sense for the community’s mission, Mother Mary Clare said.

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Swahili-speaking Catholics hope to draw fellow Africans back to the Church

Swahili-speaking Catholics hope to draw fellow Africans back to the Church

| August 7, 2017 | 1 Comment

Swahili hymns sung by a St. Alphonsus choir added a taste of their homelands to the liturgies and events of the weekend convention.

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