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Loome Theological Booksellers returns to Stillwater

Loome Theological Booksellers returns to Stillwater

| Susan Klemond | September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twenty years ago, Christopher Hagen read his way into the Catholic Church through good books. Now he lives and works among them. The owner of Loome Theological Booksellers returned the bookstore to Stillwater this summer and hopes the Main Street location will draw new customers and lead them to the faith.

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Father Leopold Lego kit brings the Mass to children

Father Leopold Lego kit brings the Mass to children

| Kateri Schmidt | September 12, 2017 | 1 Comment

Stephen and Jennifer Maas’ family business, Domestic Church Supply Company, carries one product: a Lego kit that brings the mystery of the Mass into the living rooms of families around the world.

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Priests plant native grasses and flowers in spirit of ‘Laudato Si”

Priests plant native grasses and flowers in spirit of ‘Laudato Si”

| September 12, 2017 | 2 Comments

Father Kevin Clinton waded through a field of bluestem prairie grass that reached over his head and up into the deep summer sky Aug. 28.

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Students begin class at new two-year college at St. Thomas

Students begin class at new two-year college at St. Thomas

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Ten, 20 years from now, I want people to be looking up at these skyscrapers; I want them to be filled with Tommies, but I want the demographics of those Tommies to represent the demographics of the state,” said Julie Sullivan, University of St. Thomas president.

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Padre Pio’s relics to stop in Wisconsin Sept. 20-21

Padre Pio’s relics to stop in Wisconsin Sept. 20-21

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

A glove and blood-stained cotton gauze are among the relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina — better known as “Padre Pio” — that will be on display Sept. 20 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and Sept. 21 in Milwaukee.

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Archbishop Hebda, Sen. Klobuchar ask Congress to help ‘Dreamers’

Archbishop Hebda, Sen. Klobuchar ask Congress to help ‘Dreamers’

| September 11, 2017 | 5 Comments

“Today I join the others here in calling for Congress to come together and protect the ‘Dreamers’ from deportation and secure their future,” Archbishop Hebda said.

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Long-time pastor of St. Frances Cabrini dies

Long-time pastor of St. Frances Cabrini dies

| September 8, 2017 | 2 Comments

Father Leo Tibesar, known for putting Catholic social teaching into action, died Aug. 31. He was 74. His funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Sept. 11 at St. Frances Cabrini in Minneapolis, with a visitation beginning at 9.

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Twin Cities men help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas

Twin Cities men help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

A group of eight Christian men from around the Twin Cities traveled to Texas to assist with recovery from Hurricane Harvey Aug. 31-Sept. 4. 

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A faith-filled kick-off for Catholic schools’ high school football seasons

A faith-filled kick-off for Catholic schools’ high school football seasons

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Hill-Murray Pioneers and Holy Angels Stars met for Mass Sept. 1 before putting on pads, a day after the Cretin-Derham Hall Raiders and Totino-Grace Eagles prayed together before playing football for the first time ever.

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Archbishop to reconsecrate archdiocese to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Archbishop to reconsecrate archdiocese to Immaculate Heart of Mary

| September 6, 2017 | 2 Comments

People of the archdiocese can join in the 33-day preparation for an individual or family consecration to Mary, which begins Sept. 10 and concludes Oct. 13.

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Bishop Hebda, Cozzens: Church, society weakened without ‘dreamers’

Bishop Hebda, Cozzens: Church, society weakened without ‘dreamers’

| September 6, 2017 | 5 Comments

The bishops invited people to join them in praying for the “dreamers” who may be experiencing anxiety and fear about the loss of DACA status.

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Fate of bankruptcy plans in judge’s hands

Fate of bankruptcy plans in judge’s hands

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Counsel for multiple parties with interests in the matter, including representatives of the archdiocese, parishes, insurers and clergy sexual abuse claimants, presented objections to the plans before Judge Robert Kressel in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Minneapolis Aug. 29.

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