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Polishing the pipes

Polishing the pipes

| September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

David Berman, one of several workers from Quimby Pipe Organs of Warrensburg, Missouri, carefully wraps pipes from the Skinner organ in the gallery (choir loft) at the Cathedral of St. Paul

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Interfaith event in St. Paul promotes unity and peace

Interfaith event in St. Paul promotes unity and peace

| Kathryn Elliott | September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

While most Minnesotans enjoyed Sunday’s bright weather elsewhere, several hundred — including political leaders, members of diverse religious and cultural groups and service members — gathered at the State Capitol to remember and honor those who died 10 years ago in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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‘Trinity Requiem’ debut honors 9/11 victims during Blue Mass for public service providers

‘Trinity Requiem’ debut honors 9/11 victims during Blue Mass for public service providers

| Kathryn Elliott | September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

With a flag waving between two fire truck ladders outside the Cathedral of St. Paul last Sunday afternoon, Sept. 11, the civic ceremony began.

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Writing the final ‘Amen’

Writing the final ‘Amen’

| Nikki Rajala For The Catholic Spirit | September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s done. The work of creating pages for the Saint John’s Bible is now complete.

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St. Paul Seminary numbers hit 30-year high

St. Paul Seminary numbers hit 30-year high

| September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The springtime of evangelization that Pope John Paul II described is blossoming at the St. Paul Sem­­inary School of Divinity. Numbers are high as eager seminarians and lay students alike began classes last week.

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St. Alphonsus parish: A beautiful mosaic, a seamless garment

St. Alphonsus parish: A beautiful mosaic, a seamless garment

| Father William Bueche, C.Ss.R. For The Catholic Spirit | September 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

There is a phrase we use in card games: “to follow suit.” It simply means that you must play the same kind of card that the player who leads off has played. Here at St. Alphonsus parish, Brooklyn Center, that is a good way to describe how we became the multi-cultural parish that we are proud to be.

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St. Catherine English professor awarded $10,000 faculty prize

St. Catherine English professor awarded $10,000 faculty prize

| September 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Geri Chavis, an English professor at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, was presented with the 2011 Bonnie Jean Kelly and Joan Kelly Faculty Excellence Award at the school’s opening festivities Sept. 7.

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Epiphany Diner serves its last supper

Epiphany Diner serves its last supper

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

With the close of this year’s Minnesota State Fair comes the permanent closing of the Epiphany Diner, run by Epiphany parish in Coon Rapids, MN for the past 46 years. (Video story by Dianne Towalski)

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Remember 9/11 at Basilica’s ‘Songs of Hope’ concert Saturday night, Sept. 10

Remember 9/11 at Basilica’s ‘Songs of Hope’ concert Saturday night, Sept. 10

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Prayer-filled concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis will commemorate the September 11 attack. There is no admission charge.

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Mass for people with disabilities is 3 p.m. Sept. 11

Mass for people with disabilities is 3 p.m. Sept. 11

| August 31, 2011 | 1 Comment

Monica and Patrick Duffy have taken their children — Colleen, 10, who has Down syndrome; Kevin, 11, and Rachel, 8 — to the annual Archbishop’s Mass for Persons with Disabilities for the past five years.

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Annual lunch to honor those who work to support life issues set for Oct. 6

Annual lunch to honor those who work to support life issues set for Oct. 6

| August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

The fourth annual Champions for Life awards will be presented by Archbishop John Nienstedt Oct. 6, during a lunch at St. Peter Catholic Church in Mendota.

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Visitation School teaches the spirituality of sports

Visitation School teaches the spirituality of sports

| Christina Capecchi | August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

As Twin Cities students head back to school, so do their coaches.

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