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Father Richard Hogan was a scholar, author, pro-life advocate

Father Richard Hogan was a scholar, author, pro-life advocate

| June 16, 2011 | 5 Comments

Father Richard Hogan, 59, pastor of St. Raphael in Crystal since July 1, 2009, died suddenly June 14.

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Stewardship toolkit available online

Stewardship toolkit available online

| June 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

A toolkit to help parishes develop stewardship as a way of life is now online and available 24/7, 365.

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When disaster strikes . . .

When disaster strikes . . .

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Catholics help north Minneapolis clean up, recover

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Center for Mission office presents awards to students

Center for Mission office presents awards to students

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Students hit gold from Forest Lake to Prior Lake, Stillwater to Maplewood

The archdiocesan Center for Mis­sion awarded prizes for its second writing contest to four students and a group of third-graders.

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Seminary to host prayer for pope, vocations

Seminary to host prayer for pope, vocations

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Catholics of the archdiocese are invited to mark Pope Benedict XVI’s 60th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood with 60 hours of eucharistic adoration, with prayer for the intentions of the Holy Father, an increase in vocations and priestly sanctity.

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Ascension welcomes merging St. Philip parishioners

Ascension welcomes merging St. Philip parishioners

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

It was fitting that Father Dale Korogi presided at the last Mass to be celebrated in St. Philip Church in Minneapolis on June 5, after the parish officially merged June 1 with Ascen­sion Church, just eight blocks away.

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Professor proposes ‘green Thomism’ to reconnect Catholics to creation

Professor proposes ‘green Thomism’ to reconnect Catholics to creation

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

When St. Paul Seminary professor Chris Thompson recently went searching for the top agriculture programs at U.S. Catholic universities, what he found — or, rather, what he didn’t find — shocked him: There aren’t any.

He made the discovery after receiving an invitation to present a paper on developments in American agriculture over the past 50 years at a conference in Rome last month.

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Spend a day on the farm June 26

Spend a day on the farm June 26

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Leon and Nancy Gergen’s pastor, Father Stan Mader, asked them to host this year’s Rural Life Sunday celebration at their Hastings farm, they jumped at the chance.

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Father Antus, OMI, served St. Casimir

Father Antus, OMI, served St. Casimir

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Father Lawrence Antus, 80, a member of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, died May 24. After his ordination in 1958, he served in the archdiocese at St. Casimir in St. Paul, where a memorial Mass was celebrated June 4. He also served various Midwest parishes and at missions in Den­mark.

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Five ‘young, eager’ men ordained priests for archdiocese

Five ‘young, eager’ men ordained priests for archdiocese

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

A bagpipe’s distinctive skirl sounded the start of the 2011 ordination Mass May 28 at the Cathedral of St. Paul, where five “young, eager men” — including a native of Scotland — became priests for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Hastings parish benefiting from new stewardship tools

Hastings parish benefiting from new stewardship tools

| May 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Members of the stewardship commission at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Hastings have wanted to expand their efforts at the parish for a long time. But they didn’t want to “reinvent the wheel” when it came to stewardship resources and tools. They knew such resources were likely out there to draw from, they just didn’t know where to find them.

Now they do.

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St. John’s University to seek new president

St. John’s University to seek new president

| May 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Benedictine Father Bob Koopmann announced in a May 25 letter his intention to leave St. John’s University in Collegeville after completing his three-year appointment at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year.

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