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Jill Reilly to serve as acting superintendent of Catholic schools

Jill Reilly to serve as acting superintendent of Catholic schools

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Reilly served as president of Academy of Holy Angels from 1995 until her retirement in 2011 when she was given the honorary title of president emeritus. She continues to serve Catholic schools in an advisory capacity through her consulting practice.

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10 men ordained priests for archdiocese

10 men ordained priests for archdiocese

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | May 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The seminarians comprised the largest ordination class since 2005.

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Marriage Day set for June 8 at Cathedral

Marriage Day set for June 8 at Cathedral

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Married couples are invited to join Archbishop John Nienstedt on June 8 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Paul for Archdiocesan Marriage Day featuring Mass, renewal of vows, and a short reception.

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Faithful invited to ‘walk with Jesus’ in Corpus Christi procession

Faithful invited to ‘walk with Jesus’ in Corpus Christi procession

| May 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

On Corpus Christi Sunday, June 2, (Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ), Bishop Lee Piché will lead the Archdiocesan Corpus Christi Procession.

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Workshops help parishes develop  plans for hospitality from all angles

Workshops help parishes develop plans for hospitality from all angles

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

In his rule, St. Benedict writes, “Let all guests who arrive be received like Christ.” But that was written 500 years ago. How can the Church, and parishes in particular, do that effectively today?

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Freedom Forum is June 22 in Mendota

Freedom Forum is June 22 in Mendota

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Freedom Forum addressing contemporary threats to religious freedom and the rights and responsibilities of Catholics will be held from 8 a.m. to noon June 22 at St. Peter in Mendota.

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Honored for hope

Honored for hope

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Relevant Radio’s Christ Brings Hope Banquet

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Quotes from this weeks newsmakers – May 23, 2013

Quotes from this weeks newsmakers – May 23, 2013

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

“We want to put the missionary Gospel in the pockets of every young person around the world.”
— Oblate Father Andrew Small, national director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States, speaking May 17 to Pope Francis about the society’s new Missio app that offers news and information in English and several other languages

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Inspirational teen succumbs to cancer

Inspirational teen succumbs to cancer

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Zach Sobiech of St. Michael in Stillwater, who inspired thousands of people around the country and the world during his battle with cancer, and with the music he wrote and recorded during his fight, died at 6:30 a.m. May 20, surrounded by his family and girlfriend Amy Adamle. He was 18.

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Parish assessments help to fund ministries in local Church

Parish assessments help to fund ministries in local Church

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

While funds from the Catholic Services Appeal help to fund ministries in the archdiocese ranging from Catholic schools and Catholic Charities to seminarian education and youth programs, the CSA isn’t the only source of financial support for essential programs in the local Church.

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What passed, what didn’t? A brief look back at the 2013 legislative session

What passed, what didn’t? A brief look back at the 2013 legislative session

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Catholic Conference was tracking a number of issues throughout the 2013 legislative session, which ended May 20. Here is a sampling of what passed and what didn’t:

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Impact of redefining marriage to be felt for years to come

Impact of redefining marriage to be felt for years to come

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The impact on both religious liberty and family law will be felt for years to come in the aftermath of the Legislature’s passage of a law redefining marriage in the state of Minnesota, according to the executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference.

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