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Leading the pro-life generation

Leading the pro-life generation

| Jessica Weinberger | January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

As president and SFLA’s official spokesperson, Hawkins is at the helm of what she sees as the most important political campaign — ending abortion. She has tripled the number of campus pro-life groups in the U.S., exponentially grown attendance at the national conferences and authored SFLA’s 2013 self-published book, “Courageous: Students Abolishing Abortion in this Lifetime.”

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45 years after Roe v. Wade, MCCL ties march to 2018 election

45 years after Roe v. Wade, MCCL ties march to 2018 election

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

When thousands of pro-life advocates gather on the steps of the State Capitol in St. Paul Jan. 22 to mark the 45th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion nationwide, there will be some added incentive to make their voices heard and gather in solidarity for the annual Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life March for Life.

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In new book, deacon seeks to help people identify gifts

In new book, deacon seeks to help people identify gifts

| January 10, 2018 | 2 Comments

Deacon Winninger, 69, who serves at Our Lady of Lourdes in Minneapolis, said the book is the product of what he describes as an “epiphany” he had before a presentation about 17 years ago.

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‘Dead Man Walking’ coming to Minnesota Opera

‘Dead Man Walking’ coming to Minnesota Opera

| January 10, 2018 | 3 Comments

The opera is based on the 1993 book of the same name by Sister Helen Prejean of the Congregation of St. Joseph that describes her role as a spiritual director to two men on death row before their executions.

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Twin Cities Catholic Charities CEO: In cold weather, emergency services ‘pretty robust’

Twin Cities Catholic Charities CEO: In cold weather, emergency services ‘pretty robust’

| January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The brutally cold weather covering the eastern two-thirds of the country at the start of 2018 kept Catholic agencies scurrying to find ways to make sure no one was left without warm shelter and hot meals.

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Minneapolis parish brings food to the streets

Minneapolis parish brings food to the streets

| January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the temperature dropped to zero degrees Jan. 4, six volunteers from St. Joan of Arc in Minneapolis bundled up and climbed into a food truck to bring meals to the streets of Minneapolis.

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Judge, Ramsey County: Archdiocese honoring ‘spirit of settlement’

Judge, Ramsey County: Archdiocese honoring ‘spirit of settlement’

| January 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The result that we hoped for is being achieved little by little,” Ramsey County Court Judge Teresa Warner said.

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Former Hennepin County attorney named ombudsman to serve as confidential resource

Former Hennepin County attorney named ombudsman to serve as confidential resource

| January 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Thomas Johnson, a principal attorney at Minneapolis-based corporate law firm Gray Plant Mooty, has agreed to take on the unpaid role.

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Minneapolis couple’s board game collection a winning strategy for building relationships

Minneapolis couple’s board game collection a winning strategy for building relationships

| January 5, 2018 | 2 Comments

Step into the south Minneapolis porch of Nadine Sehnert and Mike Tangedal, and the couple’s passion becomes obvious.

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Sister who inspired ‘The Trouble With Angels’ taught in Faribault

Sister who inspired ‘The Trouble With Angels’ taught in Faribault

| January 4, 2018 | 1 Comment

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 2 for Dominican Sister John Eudes Courtney, who spent 68 years in religious life. Sister Courtney died Dec. 22 at age 95 at the Sinsinawa Dominicans’ motherhouse in Sinsinawa.

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Cathedral event Jan. 21 marks close of local Reformation commemoration

Cathedral event Jan. 21 marks close of local Reformation commemoration

| January 4, 2018 | 5 Comments

“… both sides have tried to look more objectively at what happened during the Reformation, acknowledge faults on both sides, ask forgiveness, and look for ways to move forward in greater unity.”

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Judge denies both Reorganization plans, directs parties to return to mediation

Judge denies both Reorganization plans, directs parties to return to mediation

| December 29, 2017 | 9 Comments

“We look to engage with all participants in mediation as directed by the judge to bring a prompt and fair resolution,” Tom Abood, chairman of the archdiocese’s reorganization task force, said in the statement.

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