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Lumen Christi presents monthly speaker series

Lumen Christi presents monthly speaker series

| April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Pastoral Ministry Department at Lumen Christi in St. Paul is presenting a monthly speaker series through the end of the year, except for August.

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Dads, doughnuts and the NFL

Dads, doughnuts and the NFL

| April 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Former Vikings quarterback pays visit to Savage school

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Forcing taxpayers to pay for abortions is not pro-choice; it’s no choice

Forcing taxpayers to pay for abortions is not pro-choice; it’s no choice

| Jason Adkins | April 12, 2011 | 2 Comments

On April 12, committees in both chambers of the Minnesota Legislature held hearings on companion bills (HF 201/SF 103) forbidding the use of tax­payer money to fund abortions. The law ends coverage for abor­tion in state-spon­sored health in­surance programs. The Minnesota Catholic Conference testified in support of this legislation.

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Educate, communicate and mobilize

Educate, communicate and mobilize

| April 12, 2011 | 4 Comments

New Minnesota Catholic Conference director says three-point focus will help church deliver its social teaching message

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Crossing in faith: Immigrant couple describes life in the shadows

Crossing in faith: Immigrant couple describes life in the shadows

| April 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Miguel, 37, and Gabriela, 40, crossed the U.S.-Mexico border unauthorized 10 years ago in search of work and a better future for themselves and their two children, now ages 16 and 10.

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Championship gathering

Championship gathering

| March 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt congratulates University of St. Thomas men’s basketball coach Steve Fritz and team captains Alex Healy and Tyler Nicolai, both senior guards, at the chancery March 30.

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School Sisters of Notre Dame elect leaders for new province

School Sisters of Notre Dame elect leaders for new province

| March 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The School Sisters of Notre Dame, a Catholic congregation of women religious, are for­m­ing a new pro­vince in North America.

In June, the sisters of the current provinces in Mankato, Mil­wau­kee, St. Louis and Dallas will become a new province called School Sisters of Notre Dame of the Central Pacific Province.

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Conference happy to see two scholarship bills move in Legislature

Conference happy to see two scholarship bills move in Legislature

| Peter Noll | March 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last week was active at the Min­nesota Legislature with the deadline for bills to be heard in finance committees.

To add to the excitement, school choice advocates saw two private school choice bills make it into omnibus bills. Not since the Carlson administration has private school choice legislation been passed by a finance committee, let alone by two finance committees.

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How does archdiocese handle reports of sexual misconduct?

How does archdiocese handle reports of sexual misconduct?

| March 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

What happens after an allegation of clergy sexual misconduct is brought to the attention of the archdiocese?

What policies and procedures does the archdiocese follow if the allegation is deemed credible?

Can a clergy member who has committed misconduct that doesn’t involve the abuse of a minor ever be returned to ministry? If so, how is that determination made?

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Men living in former convent grow in faith, friendship

Men living in former convent grow in faith, friendship

| Susan Klemond For The Catholic Spirit | March 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

Last summer as Ed Working’s St. Paul condominium was becoming too small for his steady stream of houseguests, the Nativity of Our Lord parishioner considered buying a house to share with other Catholic single men.

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‘Netters’ pull in Hastings, Lakeville youth

‘Netters’ pull in Hastings, Lakeville youth

| Julie Pfitzinger For The Catholic Spirit | March 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

As is the case for all members of National Evangelization Teams, the mission of “Netters” at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Hastings is to bring teens closer to Christ and embrace the life of the Catholic Church.
For Dylan Heiman, a senior at Hastings High School, that mission has changed his life.

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From Chaska to Chile

From Chaska to Chile

| March 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Students at Guardian Angels School connect with South American peers as part of new language program

About 20 fidgety second-graders lined up in a hallway at Guardian Angels School in Chaska March 17.

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