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Archdiocese: Jewelry sale part of Reorganization plan

Archdiocese: Jewelry sale part of Reorganization plan

| June 13, 2016 | 1 Comment

As stated in the plan for Reorganization the archdiocese filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court May 26, it plans to sell non-essential items — including jewelry and art — without liturgical value to compensate people who have filed claims against the archdiocese, including victims of clergy sex abuse.

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Relics of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher to visit Minnesota parishes

Relics of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher to visit Minnesota parishes

| Bridget Ryder | June 9, 2016 | 3 Comments

Renaissance men role models for religious freedom

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Laughter a ministry for new Redemptorist priest

Laughter a ministry for new Redemptorist priest

| June 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

Father Aaron Meszaros walked into a second-grade classroom at St. Alphonsus School in Brooklyn Center May 26 with a suitcase in one hand and a stuffed chicken in the other.

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Archdiocese raises nearly $500K for retired religious men and women

Archdiocese raises nearly $500K for retired religious men and women

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis raised a final total of $491,329 for the 2015 Retirement Fund for Religious appeal.

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Rural parish-sponsored music festival draws thousands

Rural parish-sponsored music festival draws thousands

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

An estimated 3,500 people attended the second bi-annual All Saints Music Festival May 20 at the Little Log House Pioneer Village in Hastings, organized by the clustered parishes of St. John the Baptist in Vermillion; St. Joseph in Miesville; St. Mary in New Trier; St. Mathias in Hampton; and St. Pius V in Cannon Falls.

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2016 Catholic Services Appeal ahead of last year’s campaign

2016 Catholic Services Appeal ahead of last year’s campaign

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Seventeen weeks into the 2016 Catholic Services Appeal, the Plymouth-based Catholic Services Appeal Foundation reports that it is ahead of last year’s campaign, both in dollars pledged and dollars received, as well as the total number of gifts.

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Risen Christ honored GHR Foundation with annual award

Risen Christ honored GHR Foundation with annual award

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Risen Christ Catholic School in Minneapolis presented the Minneapolis-based GHR Foundation with its annual Circle of Light Award May 25. Risen Christ President Michael Rogers credits the foundation with aiding the K-8 school’s work in educating low-income students and students of color.

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St. Peter breaks ground on renovation and campus additions

St. Peter breaks ground on renovation and campus additions

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Following Mass with Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens, parishioners of St. Peter in Forest Lake attended a groundbreaking ceremony June 5 for additions to the parish church and school, as well as a renovation and re-purposing of existing space.

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Catholic Charities to end two longtime services

Catholic Charities to end two longtime services

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the coming months, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis will close its Seton Prenatal Clinic and cease its adoption program.

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St. Mark’s School designated a 2016 Minnesota School of Character

St. Mark’s School designated a 2016 Minnesota School of Character

| June 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Mark’s School was named the 2016 School of Character May 26 by Synergy & Leadership Exchange, a North Mankato-based nonprofit.

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Catholic Spirit wins second place at annual Catholic press awards

Catholic Spirit wins second place at annual Catholic press awards

| June 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit gathered 13 additional awards, including four first-place awards for writing, design and special sections.

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Archdiocese names interim evangelization office director

Archdiocese names interim evangelization office director

| June 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

A parishioner of St. Peter in Mendota, Crocker is a longtime volunteer with the archdiocese and was the chairwoman for the 2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration. She has also worked as an outreach coordinator for the Minnesota Catholic Conference.

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