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Seven Catholic school educators left June 15 for a week-long immersion trip to El Salvador.
Celia Hager, left, and other members of the youth group at St. Pius X in White Bear Lake taped cards to a wall inside the church building March 11 that were hand-written by parishioners and children in the faith formation program.
St. Joseph of Carondelet sisters living at Bethany Convent in St. Paul moved to their new residence, Carondelet Village, on Dec. 6. To mark the occasion, Archbishop emeritus Harry Flynn celebrated Mass and blessed the new Carondelet Village Chapel.
“The highlight of the trip for me was seeing the pope and being so close to him when he first arrived in Madrid! It was awe-inspiring to see one of the holiest people on the planet and to know that he has a special message for all of us youth.
Just a few weeks before he left for World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain, Brandon Lehner remembers that he was impressed by how many fans Target Field could hold. The 24-year-old software engineer multiplied that number by 50 as he watched the roughly 1.5 million pilgrims gather in a field for the overnight vigil Aug. 20 and papal Mass the following morning.
Msgr. Sharbel Maroun’s Hair for Hope campaign ended in dramatic fashion Aug. 14 at St. Maron in Minneapolis. After going more than two years without a haircut, the church’s pastor got his locks trimmed in front of an audience of about 300.
Here’s a spoonful of the blogs and the sometimes meaty, sometimes juicy items being served up on www.CatholicHotdish.com.
60 hours of eucharistic adoration in honor of the pope’s 60th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood.
Father James Livingston, a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, reads scripture and a meditation April 22 during the annual day-long Carry the Cross of Abortion prayer vigil outside the Planned Parenthood building on Ford Parkway in St. Paul.
Jim Twyman and Roger Thoennes of the Knights of Columbus Marian Council in Bloomington finish erecting 400 crosses Nov. 12 on the grounds of Our Lady of Grace in Edina, where they were scheduled to remain for two weeks from that date. The display is called Cemetery of the Innocents.