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Overheard – October 10, 2013

Overheard – October 10, 2013

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Having this familiar relationship with the Lord is like keeping the window of our life open so that he can make his voice heard.”
— Pope Francis, speaking about the importance of prayer to youth and young adults in Assisi, Italy, Oct. 4

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Overheard – September 26, 2013

Overheard – September 26, 2013

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

“The confessional is not a torture chamber, but the place in which the Lord’s mercy motivates us to do better.”
Pope Francis, in his interview with Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro published in America magazine

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Overheard – September 12, 2013

Overheard – September 12, 2013

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Leave behind the self-interest that hardens your heart, overcome the indifference that makes your heart insensitive towards others, conquer your deadly reasoning, and open yourself to dialogue and reconciliation.”- Pope Francis.

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First comes ordination, then comes joy

First comes ordination, then comes joy

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

First comes ordination, then comes joy

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Teachers hoping El Salvador trip provides lessons for students

Teachers hoping El Salvador trip provides lessons for students

| Sara Kovach | June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Seven Catholic school educators left June 15 for a week-long immersion trip to El Salvador.

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Counting your blessings

Counting your blessings

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Carondelet Village opens its doors

Carondelet Village opens its doors

| December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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Faribault pilgrims struck by power of faith amidst the WYD storm

Faribault pilgrims struck by power of faith amidst the WYD storm

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

“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.

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WYD: Close encounter of the papal, faithful kind

WYD: Close encounter of the papal, faithful kind

| Susan Klemond | September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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Hair-raising feat at St. Maron’s

Hair-raising feat at St. Maron’s

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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Dishin’ it out at CatholicHotdish.com

Dishin’ it out at CatholicHotdish.com

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here’s a spoonful of the blogs and the sometimes meaty, sometimes juicy items being served up on www.CatholicHotdish.com.

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A time for adoration

A time for adoration

| July 6, 2011 | 1 Comment

60 hours of eucharistic adoration in honor of the pope’s 60th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood.

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