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| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Bridget estate sale a positive event for everyone

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Catholic school students ‘rake in’ money to support schools, elderly

Catholic school students ‘rake in’ money to support schools, elderly

| Kathryn Elliott for The Catholic Spirit | October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Brilliant autumn leaves underfoot remind Jackie Warloff of her husband, who died of colon cancer in 2009. Annually since 2007, when he became sick, students from Our Lady of the Lake School in Mound, less than a mile from Warloff’s house, have descended upon her property.

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Honoring Mary

Honoring Mary

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Fifth-grader Yesima Seghen and sixth-grader Diego Vargas of St. Francis-St. James United School in St. Paul follow along during the ninth annual Children’s Rosary Pilgrimage at the Cathedral of St. Paul

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Immigration part of Christian life ethic, speaker says

Immigration part of Christian life ethic, speaker says

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Immigration is the defining civil rights issue of our time, a Holy Cross priest declared during an Oct. 1 theology of immigration conference at St. Catherine University in St. Paul.

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St. Thomas More teams with development office to implement toolkit

St. Thomas More teams with development office to implement toolkit

| October 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

“The last couple of years we’ve been looking for best practices in the stewardship area,” Sarafolean explained. “When (the Stewardship Toolkit) was presented last spring, we found that it was well-written and the process well-organized and straightforward.

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Former NFL QB hands off skills, faith to Pioneer team

Former NFL QB hands off skills, faith to Pioneer team

| October 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

On a recent weekday afternoon at the Hill-Murray football practice field in Maplewood, it was a little tough distinguishing the head coach from the players.

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‘Monumental’ Eagle Scout project honors Civil War vets

‘Monumental’ Eagle Scout project honors Civil War vets

| Kathryn Elliott | October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

A month before his 18th birthday, Patrick Finnegan completed his Eagle Scout project: sprucing up 70 Civil War-era gravestones at Calvary Cemetery in St. Paul.

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From hamsters to horses, all are blessed at St. Joseph in Rosemount

From hamsters to horses, all are blessed at St. Joseph in Rosemount

| October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Joseph parish in Rosemount celebrated the feast of St. Francis Oct. 1 with a blessing of pets. St. Francis was known for his love of the natural world. He is the patron saint of animals and his feast day is Oct. 4.

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Focusing on the journey, not the destination

Focusing on the journey, not the destination

| Sara Schewe | October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Why some high-school grads choose to serve, work or travel before college

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Former nun, now 90, tells story of her part in ending Nicaragua crisis

Former nun, now 90, tells story of her part in ending Nicaragua crisis

| Kathy Berken for The Catholic Spirit | October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

The most amazing thing about Alicia Meyer is not that she got an iPad for her 90th birthday or that she was formerly a nun (St. Joseph of Carondelet Sister Mary Arthur). The most amazing thing is that Meyer fearlessly helped end a military/political hostage takeover in Nicaragua in the 1960s.

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La Crosse shrine: A sanctuary for the soul

La Crosse shrine: A sanctuary for the soul

| Dave Hrbacek and Julie Carroll | September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Two busloads of teens from St. Pius V in Cannon Falls pulled into the parking lot of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wis., the morning of Sept. 11.

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Hill-Murray’s historic homecoming

Hill-Murray’s historic homecoming

| September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Steve Austin, who attended Hill-Murray School in the early 1980s and Bob Bitzen, a 1984 graduate, look at a memorabilia display during the 50th anniversary and homecoming celebration at the school

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