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New St. Therese senior apartments open

New St. Therese senior apartments open

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic senior living and care organization St. Therese opened an addition of 64 senior apartment units at its Woodbury campus Nov. 21.

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Academy of Holy Angels wins first Prep Bowl

Academy of Holy Angels wins first Prep Bowl

| November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Looking for an opportunity in a defensive battle, Academy of Holy Angels senior quarterback Joseph Heimbold decided to go deep.

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Archdiocesan Latino ministry director wins national CRS award

Archdiocesan Latino ministry director wins national CRS award

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The award recognizes the efforts of CRS partners within Hispanic ministry across the country for their support and promotion of CRS’ resources, programs and mission.

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Holy Angels student to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Holy Angels student to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Academy of Holy Angels senior Patrick Dysart was selected to participate with the Great American Marching Band for the 91st annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

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WorldLegacy refurbishes playground at St. Helena school

WorldLegacy refurbishes playground at St. Helena school

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

WorldLegacy raised funds and coordinated community efforts to add a new playground structure, basketball and pickleball courts, and asphalt games at the Minneapolis school Nov. 3-5.

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Holy Family High School receives $100,000 gift for STEAM program

Holy Family High School receives $100,000 gift for STEAM program

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Holy Family High School in Victoria received a $100,000  endowment from Strom Engineering in Minnetonka that it will use to help its science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) program.

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St. John Paul II relic coming to archdiocese

St. John Paul II relic coming to archdiocese

| Susan Klemond | November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The relic consists of a small ampoule of the saint’s blood, which is set in a gold-covered metal reliquary molded to look like an open lectionary.

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St. Peter Claver celebrates 125 years

St. Peter Claver celebrates 125 years

| November 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Today, the parish has about 700 families from 90 ZIP codes. As a canonically-designated “national parish,” it’s responsible for black Catholics “east of the Mississippi River,” said Father Erich Rutten, St. Peter Claver’s pastor.

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At NCYC, youth urged to remember they’re ‘beloved children of God, called by name’

At NCYC, youth urged to remember they’re ‘beloved children of God, called by name’

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The sound of more than 20,000 teens screaming and singing along with raucous music of Christian hip-hop band TobyMac was loud.

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Modern adoption: Birth mothers stay connected to children

Modern adoption: Birth mothers stay connected to children

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Kate Gillen walks down the aisle on her wedding day next June at St. Vincent de Paul in Brooklyn Park, the son whom she placed for adoption as a college freshman will be there with a special role.

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Panel of educators, philanthropists tackle achievement gap

Panel of educators, philanthropists tackle achievement gap

| Melenie Soucheray | November 17, 2017 | 2 Comments

Held at Our Lady of Grace in Edina, the panel agreed that collaboration among pastors, educators, families, alumni, philanthropists and public policy makers is needed to tackle the challenges, which panelists cited as poverty, lack of teacher support and low buy-in for Catholic education.

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Father Simonson retires, reflects on 40 years at St. Clement

Father Simonson retires, reflects on 40 years at St. Clement

| November 17, 2017 | 5 Comments

When Father Spencer Howe came on board in July as parochial administrator of Holy Cross in northeast Minneapolis, it didn’t take him long to learn about the “giant” who preceded him, Father Earl Simonson.

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