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Delano woman, cycling team, conquers Rockies for the homeless

Delano woman, cycling team, conquers Rockies for the homeless

| Julie Asher | July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Carolyn Milano joined the team’s ride from Delano, where she is a member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish. A breast cancer survivor and mother of four, she has now completed five Ride the Rockies.

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Filed plan outlines funding of archdiocese’s $210 million settlement

Filed plan outlines funding of archdiocese’s $210 million settlement

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The documents filed June 28 confirmed about $40 million of the fund will come from additional cash contributions from the archdiocese and parishes and includes cash from the sale of its properties, parishes contributions and a benefits fund.

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Benedictine Sisters at St. Paul’s Monastery celebrate 70 years

Benedictine Sisters at St. Paul’s Monastery celebrate 70 years

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

In 1958, less than a decade after her community had set down roots in St. Paul, Benedictine Sister Mary Lou Dummer walked down the aisle in her wedding dress along with 11 other women at their priory, then on Summit Avenue.

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Near Waverly, Rural Life Sunday gives glimpse of farming as way of life

Near Waverly, Rural Life Sunday gives glimpse of farming as way of life

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Kenneth O’Hotto, pastor of St. Mary in Waverly, immediately knew who to call when asked to host Rural Life Sunday, an annual celebration of rural life in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Panel: Relationship between common good and business is critical

Panel: Relationship between common good and business is critical

| Susan Klemond | June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Martin Schlag, Ryan Institute director and conference organizer, said that the common good is more than a “sum” of individual goods — it includes a “life in common.”

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Bishop Cozzens, faith leaders call for keeping immigrant families together, free

Bishop Cozzens, faith leaders call for keeping immigrant families together, free

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens said that it’s important for people to recognize that immigrants “are seeking the same thing that [our] ancestors came here seeking” at a June 26 press conference at the Minnesota State Capitol.

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Juvenile admits to setting fire that damaged historic Minnesota church

Juvenile admits to setting fire that damaged historic Minnesota church

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The juvenile was charged with arson in the first degree, according to a June 20 news release from the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office. The juvenile was 13 at the time of the offense.

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Conference guides teachers to help ‘exceptional learners’

Conference guides teachers to help ‘exceptional learners’

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Teachers and principals from almost every Catholic grade school in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis gathered June 20-21 to explore educating learners on both ends of the learning spectrum.

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Catholic Spirit wins 12 Catholic Press Awards

Catholic Spirit wins 12 Catholic Press Awards

| June 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit received 12 awards, including an honorable mention for Newspaper of the Year, from the Catholic Press Association June 15 at the Catholic Media Convention.

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Archbishop Hebda applauds Trump’s action to end family separation at border

Archbishop Hebda applauds Trump’s action to end family separation at border

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda said he is “pleased President Trump has committed to executive action to end the family separations happening at the U.S.-Mexico border” June 20 following the presidential administration announcement of the decision.

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With books and news, 101-year-old nun aimed to stay ‘interested’

With books and news, 101-year-old nun aimed to stay ‘interested’

| Christina Capecchi | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Getting enough sleep is important at age 101, but on a Monday this spring, Sister Marguerite Turgeon stayed up till 11 p.m.

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Msgr. Moudry’s ministry focused on pascal mystery

Msgr. Moudry’s ministry focused on pascal mystery

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

“He believed that, because of our faith in the paschal mystery, for the Christian, the final surrender of death would be a familiar and joyous sacrifice. I’m sure it was for him.”

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