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Loaves and Fishes serves 1 millionth meal at Holy Rosary in Minneapolis

Loaves and Fishes serves 1 millionth meal at Holy Rosary in Minneapolis

| December 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Zerelda Walks Out had dinner served on a golden plate Dec. 19 at Holy Rosary in Minneapolis.

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2018 Archdiocesan Chancery Corporation Annual Financial Report

2018 Archdiocesan Chancery Corporation Annual Financial Report

| December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

While it’s not unusual to hear Christ characterized in our tradition as “teacher,” “shepherd,” “physician,” “advocate,” “judge” or “lawgiver,” I’m unaware of any instance in which he’s known as the “divine accountant” or the “celestial CFO.” That’s not to say that he doesn’t provide great advice in that area. His parable of the talents suggests that he has a good sense of investment, and his oft-quoted statement that “to anyone to whom much has been given, much shall be required” reveals an appreciation of the necessary connection between assets and debits. Moreover, he manifests a passion for faithful stewardship and rendering accounts, and he was careful not to lose any of the sheep his Father had entrusted to him.

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Hill-Murray family grateful for outpouring of support during son’s recovery

Hill-Murray family grateful for outpouring of support during son’s recovery

| December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Football and faith connections were natural reasons for Academy of Holy Angels senior twins Mitch and Jack Hendrickson to donate their recently-won charity check to support Zach Zarembinski, a senior at Hill-Murray School in Maplewood who has been recovering from a brain hemorrhage suffered during an Oct. 27 football game.

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Joe Mauer honored at Cretin-Derham Hall

Joe Mauer honored at Cretin-Derham Hall

| December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Joe Mauer thought he simply had a pep rally to attend Dec. 18 at his alma mater, Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul.

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Priests at Christmas: Reflect on God’s love

Priests at Christmas: Reflect on God’s love

| December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Spending time with Christ in front of a Nativity set and his presence in the Eucharist, reflecting on Scripture, exchanging gifts and gathering with family and friends.

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Retiring military chaplains reflect on service

Retiring military chaplains reflect on service

| December 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Father Jerome Fehn accepted a U.S. military Legion of Merit Medal Dec. 1, he said it was more for those with whom he served than for himself, even as the award recognized his exceptional service during 20 years as an Army National Guard chaplain.

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Archbishop Nienstedt’s ministry restricted in archdiocese

Archbishop Nienstedt’s ministry restricted in archdiocese

| December 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

“While this may cause some pain, my hope is that this decision prompts further action by those with authority over Archbishop Nienstedt to resolve this question,” Archbishop Hebda said in the letter, which also announced new steps the archdiocese is taking to minister to clergy sexual abuse survivors.

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Father La Fontaine remembered as gentle, faithful priest

Father La Fontaine remembered as gentle, faithful priest

| December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Paul La Fontaine, remembered as a gentle, faithful priest who enjoyed music, literature and old movies, died Dec. 10 in St. Paul. He was 72.

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Archbishop listens, shares ideas on abuse crisis with young adults

Archbishop listens, shares ideas on abuse crisis with young adults

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda listened, shared and reflected for more than two hours Dec. 10 with young adults concerned about healing the hurt and rebuilding the trust that has been lost in the Church sexual abuse scandal.

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‘Ask the Archbishop’ showcases students’ letters to Archbishop Hebda — and his responses

‘Ask the Archbishop’ showcases students’ letters to Archbishop Hebda — and his responses

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Hebda had in mind his six nieces and nephews as he penned the responses, he said. They are written simply, but they also synthesize complex truths of the Catholic faith.

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Home-schoolers perform C.S. Lewis’ classic Narnia tale

Home-schoolers perform C.S. Lewis’ classic Narnia tale

| December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Christmas season began in May for Karen and Tracy Sattler of All Saints in northeast Minneapolis.

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Fall Formation Day explored ‘durable hope’ for ‘broken Church’

Fall Formation Day explored ‘durable hope’ for ‘broken Church’

| Joe Ruff and Matthew Davis | December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nearly 400 lay people, clergy, and religious men and women witnessed some of the grace that can come with telling their stories, sharing hurt, comfort and healing.

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