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Local priest featured in memorial calendar

Local priest featured in memorial calendar

| Kathryn Elliott | December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

A priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who served as a U.S. Army Chaplain in Iraq will be featured in the 2012 edition of a “Minnesota Fallen Heroes Remembered” calendar.

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Hooked on stewardship

Hooked on stewardship

| Julie Pfitzinger | December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Odilia in Shoreview and St. Therese in Deephaven were both recently honored at the International Catholic Stewardship Conference in Orlando, Fla., for the creative and innovative steps they have taken around the topic of stewardship in their parish communities.

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Lawyer could be fined up to $10,000 for anti-Catholic statements in court filing

Lawyer could be fined up to $10,000 for anti-Catholic statements in court filing

| December 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

A federal bankruptcy judge in Minneapolis has threatened to fine a Hastings lawyer and her client up to $10,000 for making anti-Catholic statements in a Nov. 25 court filing.

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Visitation interns learn about service, sisters’ lives

Visitation interns learn about service, sisters’ lives

| Susan Klemond | December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thanks in part to a few detours, Beth Anne Cooper is now more sure of her path to a deeper prayer life as she spends the year growing in faith, sharing life and serving the north Minneapolis community while interning with the Visitation Sisters.

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Vatican today — December 14, 2001

Vatican today — December 14, 2001

| December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

• Praying to the Father in Order to Help Those Who Suffer
• Other Pontifical Acts

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Vatican today —December 13, 2011

Vatican today —December 13, 2011

| December 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

• Latin America: Safeguarding Faith and Cultural Dynamism
• Excellent Bilateral Relations between Chile and Holy See

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Vatican today — November 10-12, 2011

Vatican today — November 10-12, 2011

| December 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

• Joy in Times of Difficulty Because God Is with Us
• Advent: Openness to the Encounter with Jesus
• Holy Father Receives President of Armenia
• Telegram for the Death of Cardinal Foley
• Audiences
• Other Pontifical Acts

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Feast Day prayers for life

Feast Day prayers for life

| December 8, 2011 | 2 Comments

More than 100 gather to pray in front of Planned Parenthood’s new facility in St. Paul on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Dec. 8.

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Ignatian Volunteer Corps members make a difference for others

Ignatian Volunteer Corps members make a difference for others

| Terry Griep | December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ginny Walzer works six hours per day, two days a week. Cheryl Dugan works about 600 hours each year. Both work in professional jobs — but neither receives even a penny for their work.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers — December 8, 2011

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers — December 8, 2011

| December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

“If you’ve been away, come home to your parish, and visit CatholicsComeHome.org today.”
— Part of the message of a new advertising campaign airing on major television networks Dec. 16-Jan. 8 sponsored by the Atlanta-based organization Catholics Come Home, which seeks to bring Catholics back to church

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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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A passion for education

A passion for education

| December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Cologne principal, Latino students help turn around struggling school

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