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Theater director has a place for kids who love drama

Theater director has a place for kids who love drama

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

E-Rhapsody Catholic Youth Theatre gives kids in fourth through 12th grades the opportunity to learn acting and theater skills in a faith-based environment.

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Back to school: A missionary perspective

Back to school: A missionary perspective

| Katie Burke for The Catholic Spirit | August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just like students, campus missionaries are packing their bags in anticipation of another school year.

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Scholarships from Catholic United Financial help hundreds each year

Scholarships from Catholic United Financial help hundreds each year

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Back in 1955, the Catholic Aid Association began offering scholarship money to help the children of members go to college.

Some $2.8 million later, the scholarship program of the 84,000-member nonprofit fraternal benefit company is still in the works, evolving just as Catholic Aid has evolved into Catholic United Financial.

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Shout out to Mary

Shout out to Mary

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annual rosary walk to the Cathedral of St. Paul

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Musical genius doesn’t let autism, blindness hold him back

Musical genius doesn’t let autism, blindness hold him back

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

How does a teenage boy learn to comb his hair by playing the violin?

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Clergy sex abuse victim finds healing in Christ

Clergy sex abuse victim finds healing in Christ

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Growing up in the small southwestern North Dakota town of Elgin in the 1960s, Fred Schilling understood that adults expected children to be quiet, and that priests were often placed in an exalted position.

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St. Gerard Majella’s Father Edward Sabo dies; Franciscan remembered as a happy priest

St. Gerard Majella’s Father Edward Sabo dies; Franciscan remembered as a happy priest

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Franciscan Father Edward Sabo, 72, associate pastor of St. Gerard Majella in Brooklyn Park, died Aug. 22, less than two weeks before he had planned to retire.

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Victim, archdiocese reach settlement in clergy sex abuse case

Victim, archdiocese reach settlement in clergy sex abuse case

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Aug. 20 reached a settlement in a clergy sex abuse case, the first settlement filed under Minnesota’s Child Victims Act.

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Archdiocese launches SafeCatholicSPM.org

Archdiocese launches SafeCatholicSPM.org

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

SafeCatholicSPM.org is the new home on the Internet for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ efforts to protect children, provide victim outreach and advocacy, and ensure accountability for abusers.

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In Pictures – August 28, 2014

In Pictures – August 28, 2014

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

POPE ON A STICK
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOTHER TERESA

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New director to bring street smarts to archdiocese’s child protection efforts

New director to bring street smarts to archdiocese’s child protection efforts

| Dave Hrbacek and Jessica Trygstad | August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tim O’Malley calls himself a man with “street smarts.”

And now, he’s going to put decades of professional experience in the criminal justice system to work for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as the new director of the Office of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment. O’Malley will report directly to Archbishop John Nienstedt beginning Sept. 15.

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Celebrating the third annual Latino Family Day

Celebrating the third annual Latino Family Day

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Latino Family Day, sponsored by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office of Latino Ministry, kicked off with Mass celebrated by Bishop Andrew Cozzens, along with other priests, including Father Kevin Kenney, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Paul and vicar for Latino Ministry in the archdiocese.

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