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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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Transforming the lives of women

Transforming the lives of women

| Julie Pfitzinger for The Catholic Spirit | December 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ministry of Mothers Sharing to celebrate 20 years of spiritual support

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Red Bull Crashed Ice to burst from Cathedral steps

Red Bull Crashed Ice to burst from Cathedral steps

| December 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

With extreme sports competition coming to St. Paul Jan. 12-14, city and event’s sponsor meet with local community members to answer questions and address any concerns.

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New health care directive available

New health care directive available

| December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Catholic Conference recently updated the Minnesota Catholic Health Care Directive on its website. The MCC offers the directive as a service to Catholics so that they can begin conversations concerning end-of-life decisions.

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Father Jerry Fenton took long road to the priesthood

Father Jerry Fenton took long road to the priesthood

| December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Father Jerry Fenton, who was ordained in 2000 at 62 years old, died Nov. 17. He was 73.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – December 1, 2011

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – December 1, 2011

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

“I do not believe those executions made us safer. Certainly I don’t believe they made us nobler as a society. And I simply cannot participate once again in something I believe to be morally wrong.”
— Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, who on Nov. 22 placed a moratorium on the use of the death penalty for the rest of his term, while stating his regrets for allowing two men to be executed during his first time in office in the 1990s

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Job market: Good news, bad news

Job market: Good news, bad news

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thanks to the efforts of job coaches like Colin Chisholm, Janet Grove watched her stack of manila folders with the names of successfully employed individuals grow to seven inches this year.

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The power of prayer

The power of prayer

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pro-lifers say vigils helped to bring end to abortions at Regions Hospital

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Retired religious men and women continue to need your help

Retired religious men and women continue to need your help

| November 30, 2011 | 2 Comments

Everyone at St. Paul’s Monastery is striving to keep the aging Benedictine sisters at home in the monastery’s health care center, said Sandra Carlson, monastery finance manager.

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Parishes report few problems with new Mass texts

Parishes report few problems with new Mass texts

| Susan Klemond | November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

As Catholics of the archdiocese prayed in new and unfamiliar ways at Mass last weekend, parish leaders say introduction of the new translation of the Roman Missal has enhanced attentiveness and worship.

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Minnesotans make it happen ‘behind the scenes’ at NCYC

Minnesotans make it happen ‘behind the scenes’ at NCYC

| Kathryn Elliott | November 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

As video director for the National Catholic Youth Conference this past weekend in Indianapolis, Brad Jacobsen was responsible for 11 cameras feeding six jumbo screens with 14.5 hours of filming during five separate events.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – November 23, 2011

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – November 23, 2011

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

“One of the good things that God might bring out of this is some kind of alliance between the church and the educational community. We might come with a little wisdom earned the hard way to that table.”
— Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, responding to a question about the sexual abuse scandal rocking Penn State University during a Nov. 14 news conference following the first session of the USCCB fall general assembly

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