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Youth reflect on Totus Tuus experience

Youth reflect on Totus Tuus experience

| September 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Participants of the archdiocesan Totus Tuus retreats share about how God is calling them.

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Education day aims to equip clergy, lay staff to answer ‘call to ministry’ in difficult times

Education day aims to equip clergy, lay staff to answer ‘call to ministry’ in difficult times

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

After five months of news stories about past clergy sexual misconduct, many Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are feeling a mix of emotions: sadness, grief and anger among them.

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Praying for the sick

Praying for the sick

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bishop Lee Piché gives a blessing to Nancy Goers, a member of Mary, Mother of the Church in Burnsville, after a special Mass for World Day of the Sick Feb. 8 at St. John the Baptist in New Brighton.

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Lawsuit alleges sexual abuse committed in 1970s

Lawsuit alleges sexual abuse committed in 1970s

| November 7, 2013

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis said it will investigate and respond to claims raised in a lawsuit filed against Father Jerome Kern.

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Program is ‘Christmas miracle’ for those in need

Program is ‘Christmas miracle’ for those in need

| Jennifer Janikula | November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Catholics reach out to those in need through organizations like Sponsor A Family, which recruits sponsors who purchase gifts for families that are struggling with basic needs.

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Food ministry a win-win for parish and local businesses

Food ministry a win-win for parish and local businesses

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Volunteers from St. Patrick parish in Edina collect prepared, perishable food donations from local restaurants and deliver them to Sharing and Caring Hands.

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5,000 Catholics ‘on fire for the faith’ at St. Paul celebration

5,000 Catholics ‘on fire for the faith’ at St. Paul celebration

| October 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

The 2013 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration included Mass with Archbishop John Nienstedt, music, a slate of internationally recognized speakers and more than 80 exhibitors and vendors.

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Q&A with the bishop-elect

Q&A with the bishop-elect

| October 12, 2013 | 5 Comments

In a follow-up interview on the day Father Andrew Cozzens was appointed an auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, he spoke with The Catholic Spirit about his family, his vocation, Pope Francis and a variety of other topics. The following is an edited version of the Oct. 11 interview.

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St. Joseph in Red Wing: Fewer meetings, more results

St. Joseph in Red Wing: Fewer meetings, more results

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the past six years, the pastoral council at St. Joseph in Red Wing has used a meeting process that moves decision-making closer to those who do the work, through six parish commissions.

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Archbishop Nienstedt’s Archdiocesan Youth Day homily

Archbishop Nienstedt’s Archdiocesan Youth Day homily

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Clearly, Jesus is not praising this man for his dishonesty, but rather for his cleverness and aggressive, enterprising spirit. Jesus obviously wants his disciples to be just as wise and just as enterprising when it comes to their stewarding of the Gospel of truth. He commends the attitude and the drive—not the means or the goal of the dishonest steward.

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Delano students learn Spanish via BSM video series

Delano students learn Spanish via BSM video series

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Students at St. Peter’s School in Delano learn Spanish from videos produced from Spanish students at Benilde-St. Margaret’s School in St. Louis Park.

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