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League of Catholic Women rooted in service, fellowship

League of Catholic Women rooted in service, fellowship

| Susan Klemond | March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Steeped in the history of Minneapolis and the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, the 107-year-old League remains relevant by giving new generations of Catholic and non-Catholic women opportunities to help the poor and find fellowship and spiritual enrichment.

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24 Hours for the Lord returns to Cathedral

24 Hours for the Lord returns to Cathedral

| March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the third year, the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul will host 24 Hours for the Lord March 9-10.

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During March Campaign, parish efforts aim to help Catholics ‘see hunger’

During March Campaign, parish efforts aim to help Catholics ‘see hunger’

| March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

All Saints in Lakeville has a goal to top 3,040 pounds of food and household goods donated to local food shelves during Lent.

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Congolese priest removed from ministry at St. Boniface following assault charge

Congolese priest removed from ministry at St. Boniface following assault charge

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda announced March 1 that a priest of the Archdiocese of Kinshasa, Congo, ministering in Minneapolis was removed from ministry after he was charged with domestic assault against an adult woman.

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Basilica panel discusses #MeToo, abuse prevention

Basilica panel discusses #MeToo, abuse prevention

| Bridget Ryder | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

In light of a growing tide of women from Hollywood to state houses and beyond who have shared publicly on social media about having been sexually violated, the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis decided to be part of the conversation.

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Diocese of St. Cloud says it plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization

Diocese of St. Cloud says it plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization

| The St. Cloud Visitor | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of St. Cloud is planning to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, Bishop Donald Kettler announced Feb. 28 at a meeting in Albany with pastors and trustees from the diocese’s 131 parishes.

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Catholic school, parish leaders remember philanthropist Nasseff’s generosity

Catholic school, parish leaders remember philanthropist Nasseff’s generosity

| February 23, 2018 | 1 Comment

Two weeks before his Feb. 21 death, John Nasseff made his last public appearance at one of the Catholic institutions he helped the most.

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CRS president: Rice Bowl highlighting migration this year

CRS president: Rice Bowl highlighting migration this year

| February 22, 2018 | 2 Comments

Sean Callahan, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services in Baltimore, visited Archbishop Bernard Hebda Feb. 9 to discuss the archbishop’s new role on CRS’s board, which he joined last fall. Callahan spoke with The Catholic Spirit about the archbishop’s role and the work of CRS, including CRS Rice Bowl. CRS is the international humanitarian aid arm of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.

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Dramatic Shakopee Passion play continues strong run

Dramatic Shakopee Passion play continues strong run

| February 22, 2018 | 2 Comments

Father Erik Lundgren has grown accustomed to parishioners and community members asking about his growing beard and long hair.

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St. Andrew Kim members enthusiastic about homeland Olympics

St. Andrew Kim members enthusiastic about homeland Olympics

| February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

A parishioner of St. Andrew Kim in St. Paul, Kim is one of many parishioners enjoying the Olympics from afar as South Korea hosts the 2018 Winter Games. St. Andrew Kim serves Korean Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Franciscan Brothers of Peace, other Catholics walk alongside victims of torture

Franciscan Brothers of Peace, other Catholics walk alongside victims of torture

| February 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

Throughout any given week, the Franciscan Brothers of Peace hear the rhythmic plucking of the krar — a lyre-like instrument from east Africa — in their St. Paul friary.

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Financial adviser manages wealth for greater good

Financial adviser manages wealth for greater good

| Susan Klemond | February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Feeling he was being called to something unknown, Ricci sought training to advise clients on charitable giving. Then, while he served on his parish finance council, he became aware of the Catholic Community Foundation, which financially supports the needs of the Minnesota Catholic community and manages assets of donors and institutional partners.

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