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Hill-Murray, St. Odilia celebrating Olympic sisters

Hill-Murray, St. Odilia celebrating Olympic sisters

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Few schools can claim an Olympic athlete from its alumni base.

Even fewer schools have more than one, especially from the same family. Catholic schools Hill-Murray High School and St. Odilia School can claim the later.

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Basilica makes Super Bowl visitors feel at home

Basilica makes Super Bowl visitors feel at home

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

For an hour the morning of Feb. 4, a few New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles fans put aside their differences at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.

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ACCW Legislative Day headed to State Capitol for first time

ACCW Legislative Day headed to State Capitol for first time

| February 8, 2018 | 1 Comment

Inspired by last year’s Catholics at the Capitol event, the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women will take its Feb. 22 Legislative Day to the Minnesota Capitol this year.

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CSAF partners with Aim Higher to benefit Catholic school students

CSAF partners with Aim Higher to benefit Catholic school students

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

It simply made sense for the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation and Aim Higher Foundation to partner when their leaders saw how their scholarship-granting cycles aligned.

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Rachel’s Vineyard hopes CSAF will increase retreat’s reach

Rachel’s Vineyard hopes CSAF will increase retreat’s reach

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rachel’s Vineyard Executive Director Nancy Blom has seen abortion impact the lives of mothers, fathers, grandparents and young people in her work. 

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New ombudsman draws on legal, advocacy experience

New ombudsman draws on legal, advocacy experience

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Three decades ago, Tom Johnson was asked to help with a string of child sexual abuse allegations in Scott County, which includes Belle Plaine, Prior Lake and Shakopee. The investigation had been bungled, and among the mistakes was the way children had been questioned. By the time Johnson was involved, people’s stories had changed numerous times, allegations grew to include murder, and additional investigators had to sift through what was real and what was fabricated.

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Holy Angels dance makes repeat appearance at Super Bowl  

Holy Angels dance makes repeat appearance at Super Bowl  

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Shannon Ross couldn’t believe the email she received in late 2017 with an invitation for her high school dance team to perform at halftime for the Super Bowl.

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Catholic Advocacy Network district leader reflects on new role

Catholic Advocacy Network district leader reflects on new role

| February 7, 2018 | 1 Comment

Cathy Frazier grew up in a home where religion and politics were discussed around the dinner table, and she and five of her siblings were known to divide into partisan camps. Decades later, she’s decided to delve more deeply into influencing policymaking by volunteering as a district leader with the Catholic Advocacy Network.

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After 64 years, Poor Clares leave monastery with legacy of prayer and friendship

After 64 years, Poor Clares leave monastery with legacy of prayer and friendship

| Susan Klemond | February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

When the Poor Clare Sisters leave their Bloomington monastery to resettle in Rochester this month, the sound of the bells that have called them to prayer for at least 60 years will remind neighbors and local Catholics that good friends have moved away.

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‘Five awesome date nights’: Marriage in Christ seminars coming to more parishes

‘Five awesome date nights’: Marriage in Christ seminars coming to more parishes

| February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fresh off marriage preparation and perhaps the honeymoon cruise ship, most newlyweds aren’t inclined to think about marriage enrichment programs. But that’s what Mary and Matt Brickweg did three years into their marriage when they participated in Marriage in Christ.

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MCC’s 2018 legislative agenda shows relationship between issues

MCC’s 2018 legislative agenda shows relationship between issues

| February 6, 2018 | 1 Comment

Adkins identified two themes — fighting the commodification of the human person and caring for “our common home” — that will shape the crux of the MCC’s work this session.

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St. Olaf throws Super Bowl party for homeless displaced by game security

St. Olaf throws Super Bowl party for homeless displaced by game security

| February 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

St. Olaf in downtown Minneapolis hosted homeless men and women during Super Bowl weekend to accommodate the temporary closure of First Covenant Church’s shelter, due to its close proximity to U.S. Bank Stadium.

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