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Quarter-mile long Fatima rosary procession graces St. Paul

Quarter-mile long Fatima rosary procession graces St. Paul

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

A quarter-mile long sea of people carrying candles and praying in procession filled half of John Ireland Boulevard between the State Capitol and the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul Oct. 13

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Newly incardinated priest likes formation role at seminary

Newly incardinated priest likes formation role at seminary

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Allen Kuss was planning the next phase of his priestly ministry in 2011. A priest of the Diocese of Bismarck, North Dakota, at the time, he was just finishing 20 years on assignment as a military chaplain.
He knew he wanted a change of scenery, but coming to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was not something he was contemplating.

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New initiative aims to support clergy ‘from seminary to cemetery’

New initiative aims to support clergy ‘from seminary to cemetery’

| October 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Priests and deacons in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis can expect to find more avenues for support, thanks to an initiative underway to provide stronger comprehensive care for clergy.

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Red Mass nets largest draw in years with Archbishop Hebda presiding

Red Mass nets largest draw in years with Archbishop Hebda presiding

| October 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Having preached at Red Masses for law professionals in major metropolitan areas, members of the bench and bar in the Twin Cities had their turn to hear from Archbishop Bernard Hebda Oct. 7.

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Archdiocese reconsecration marks culmination of Fatima anniversary Oct. 13

Archdiocese reconsecration marks culmination of Fatima anniversary Oct. 13

| October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cathedral, parishes mark the anniversary of Mary’s final apparition to the shepherd children

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Father Dummer, 76, ministered three years at Buffalo retreat house

Father Dummer, 76, ministered three years at Buffalo retreat house

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

His ministry took him from Tijuana, Mexico, to Sisseton, South Dakota. Of the places he served, his favorite was a parish in Juneau, Alaska.

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St. Sharbel relics on display at Minneapolis parish

St. Sharbel relics on display at Minneapolis parish

| October 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

Relics of St. Sharbel will be on display at St. Maron in Minneapolis Oct. 8 and 9. The relics will be on display all day Oct. 8 and 5-10 p.m. Oct. 9.

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St. Francis statue brings new life to old tree in West St. Paul

St. Francis statue brings new life to old tree in West St. Paul

| Susan Klemond | October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The statue, accompanied by a carved owl, is giving the couple, parishioners at St. Joseph in West St. Paul, the opportunity to tell neighbors, dog walkers and others passing their Smith Avenue home about the 13th-century Italian saint, whom some don’t recognize.

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Perfect ACT — times three — rooted in Catholic education

Perfect ACT — times three — rooted in Catholic education

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cretin-Derham Hall High School student Claire McMahon had extra pressure when taking the ACT college entrance exam this fall.

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Bismarck diocese priest named to succeed Msgr. Callaghan as seminary rector

Bismarck diocese priest named to succeed Msgr. Callaghan as seminary rector

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The seminary announced Oct. 1 that Msgr. Thomas Richter, a priest of the Diocese of Bismarck, has been appointed the seminary’s 15th rector, effective June 1, 2018.

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Two sets of second-grade twins baptized at Columbia Heights school

Two sets of second-grade twins baptized at Columbia Heights school

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Second grade often is a time parents start thinking about their children receiving the sacraments, Principal Jane Bona said, because it’s a year in which Catholic children receive both their first reconciliation and first Communion.

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Local advocate wants parents to know what’s at stake with transgender ideology

Local advocate wants parents to know what’s at stake with transgender ideology

| Jonathan Liedl | September 29, 2017 | 47 Comments

Zinos said she’s deeply motivated by messages from people who are suffering as a result of the new gender theory: parents of children confused about their sexual identity, families facing the loss of child custody because they won’t condone transgenderism and young adults scarred from irreversible transition surgeries.

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