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Passing along hope to people in need

Passing along hope to people in need

| July 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Niya Irving greeted Kassandra Himes and her five children with a warm smile as they entered the large auditorium in the basement of Saint Paul RiverCentre June 28. Himes, a single mother who moved to St. Paul from Chicago in April, was in need of help.

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Time’s a wastin’

Time’s a wastin’

| July 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

“The honor of receiving this award in 2007 still humbles me,” Mc­Govern noted in a letter to the newspaper, “and I strive to remain worthy of it.”

Hurry: The deadline is approaching — July 22.

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Catholic Spirit blogs served up on new site

Catholic Spirit blogs served up on new site

| July 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit launched a new blog site with a distinctly Minnesota flavor: CatholicHotdish.com.

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Get a good read — on what’s happening at local Catholic bookstores

Get a good read — on what’s happening at local Catholic bookstores

| Julie Pfitzinger For The Catholic Spirit | July 6, 2011 | 4 Comments

The Catholic Spirit contacted a few local Catholic bookstores to see how owners and employees are meeting the challenge of today’s market.

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A time for adoration

A time for adoration

| July 6, 2011 | 1 Comment

60 hours of eucharistic adoration in honor of the pope’s 60th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood.

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Cathedral fundraising effort cuts debt in half

Cathedral fundraising effort cuts debt in half

| July 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

A $12.5 million debt left over from the Cathedral of St. Paul’s exterior restorations a decade ago has been cut in half, according to archdiocesan officials.

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Video – Rural Life Sunday

Video – Rural Life Sunday

| July 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

About 300 people spent the afternoon at the Gergan farm near Hastings celebrating Rural Life Sunday June 26

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In wake of judge’s ruling, Catholic Charities remains “deeply concerned” about looming shutdown’s effects

In wake of judge’s ruling, Catholic Charities remains “deeply concerned” about looming shutdown’s effects

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

While a Ramsey County judged ruled June 29 that some services that help the poor and vulnerable are “critical” and would continue to be funded during a state government shutdown, other funding — including child care assistance — would stop.

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Finally home

Finally home

| June 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Army Air Force Lt. Harry L. Bedard Died April 3, 1945.

Funeral with full military honors June 25, 2011.

St. John the Baptist, Dayton.

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Corpus Christi Procession

Corpus Christi Procession

| June 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Participants in the Fifteenth Annual Archdiocesan Corpus Christi Procession walk through the streets of St. Paul with the Blessed Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist June 26

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Brother Larry Zeman served at DeLaSalle

Brother Larry Zeman served at DeLaSalle

| June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Christian Brother Lawrence (Larry) Zeman, 63, died June 11 After graduating from DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, he entered the Christian Brothers novitiate in Winona, where he earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College (now University). He professed final vows in 1976, earned two additional degrees, served as vocation director for the community in […]

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Government shutdown could impact Catholic service providers

Government shutdown could impact Catholic service providers

| June 22, 2011 | 3 Comments

Catholic health care facilities and Catholic Charities could be among service providers that would feel the impact of a state government shutdown if Republican legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton fail to solve the state budget impasse by July 1.

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