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Catholic Charities to participate in Twins Home Game to End Homelessness

Catholic Charities to participate in Twins Home Game to End Homelessness

| June 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Twins will hold the team’s annual Home Game To End Homelessness June 18, highlighting the increase in the number of people who lack stable housing and the need to prevent homelessness.

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Father Richard Hogan was a scholar, author, pro-life advocate

Father Richard Hogan was a scholar, author, pro-life advocate

| June 16, 2011 | 5 Comments

Father Richard Hogan, 59, pastor of St. Raphael in Crystal since July 1, 2009, died suddenly June 14.

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Stewardship toolkit available online

Stewardship toolkit available online

| June 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

A toolkit to help parishes develop stewardship as a way of life is now online and available 24/7, 365.

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Celebrating marriage

Celebrating marriage

| June 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Photos from Marriage Day celebration at the Cathedral on June 11.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers

| June 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Assisted suicide is and will always be an affront to the dignity of the human person, a heinous practice that must be aggressively confronted and contrasted by true compassion, support and love.”
— From a statement by the Michigan Catholic Conference marking the death June 3 of Jack Kevorkian, a longtime advocate of assisted suicide

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When disaster strikes . . .

When disaster strikes . . .

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Catholics help north Minneapolis clean up, recover

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Center for Mission office presents awards to students

Center for Mission office presents awards to students

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Students hit gold from Forest Lake to Prior Lake, Stillwater to Maplewood

The archdiocesan Center for Mis­sion awarded prizes for its second writing contest to four students and a group of third-graders.

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Seminary to host prayer for pope, vocations

Seminary to host prayer for pope, vocations

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Catholics of the archdiocese are invited to mark Pope Benedict XVI’s 60th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood with 60 hours of eucharistic adoration, with prayer for the intentions of the Holy Father, an increase in vocations and priestly sanctity.

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Ascension welcomes merging St. Philip parishioners

Ascension welcomes merging St. Philip parishioners

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

It was fitting that Father Dale Korogi presided at the last Mass to be celebrated in St. Philip Church in Minneapolis on June 5, after the parish officially merged June 1 with Ascen­sion Church, just eight blocks away.

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Professor proposes ‘green Thomism’ to reconnect Catholics to creation

Professor proposes ‘green Thomism’ to reconnect Catholics to creation

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

When St. Paul Seminary professor Chris Thompson recently went searching for the top agriculture programs at U.S. Catholic universities, what he found — or, rather, what he didn’t find — shocked him: There aren’t any.

He made the discovery after receiving an invitation to present a paper on developments in American agriculture over the past 50 years at a conference in Rome last month.

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Spend a day on the farm June 26

Spend a day on the farm June 26

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Leon and Nancy Gergen’s pastor, Father Stan Mader, asked them to host this year’s Rural Life Sunday celebration at their Hastings farm, they jumped at the chance.

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Father Antus, OMI, served St. Casimir

Father Antus, OMI, served St. Casimir

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Father Lawrence Antus, 80, a member of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, died May 24. After his ordination in 1958, he served in the archdiocese at St. Casimir in St. Paul, where a memorial Mass was celebrated June 4. He also served various Midwest parishes and at missions in Den­mark.

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