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Father Hansen, OFM died April 17

Father Hansen, OFM died April 17

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Franciscan Father Howard Will­iam Han­sen, 80, died April 17 at his home, St. Joseph Cupertino Friary in Prior Lake.

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Marriage amendment proposal introduced

Marriage amendment proposal introduced

| April 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

A proposal was to be introduced in the Minnesota Senate April 26 that, if passed by both state houses, would place a constitutional amendment regarding marriage on the ballot in November 2012.

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25 parishes exceed Appeal goal

25 parishes exceed Appeal goal

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Twenty-five parishes have now exceeded their 2011 Catholic Services Appeal goal, according to the archdiocesan Development and Stewardship Of­fice.

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Day for prayer

Day for prayer

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

“The faith communities of Minnesota will pray for our elected officials and encourage them to find a more generous and balanced public stewardship of the state budget,” according to a release from the JRLC, of which the Minnesota Catholic Conference is a sponsoring organization.

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Baby now back home and safe in Canada

Baby now back home and safe in Canada

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

An infant known as “Baby Joseph” is back home with his parents in Windsor, Ontario, after a battle with Canadian courts that threatened his life.

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Divine Mercy events in the archdiocese

Divine Mercy events in the archdiocese

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

The following Divine Mercy celebrations take place May 1. Celebrations may include exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Benediction, confession and/or talks on Divine Mercy. For more information on events related to a celebration, contact the individual parish.

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Latinos bring ‘life, vitality’ to U.S. Catholic Church

Latinos bring ‘life, vitality’ to U.S. Catholic Church

| April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Catholic Church is at a “critical moment” in its history, said a panelist at a recent conference on immigration and the church. With Latinos making up more than half of U.S. population growth in the past decade, how the church responds to Latino newcomers will largely determine its future success.

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Uprooted: Immigrants recount journey to the U.S.

Uprooted: Immigrants recount journey to the U.S.

| April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Franciscan Father Eugene Michel, pastor at Sacred Heart in St. Paul, has told The Catholic Spirit that he believes many of the people who attend his church are undocumented immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador and other countries.

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Mothers and daughters invited to Summer Splash

Mothers and daughters invited to Summer Splash

| April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

The School Sisters of Notre Dame invite mothers and daughters to “splash” into the beginning of summer with a little bonding time on Good Counsel Hill in Mankato.

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New ACCW president says everyone has a role

New ACCW president says everyone has a role

| Julie Pfitzinger | April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Rose Anne Hallgren was asked last November to consider being nominated for president of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women, she knew she had to pray about it. But she also believed it was important to seek encouragement from her family and friends.

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Good Friday Vigil

Good Friday Vigil

| April 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Father James Livingston, a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, reads scripture and a meditation April 22 during the annual day-long Carry the Cross of Abortion prayer vigil outside the Planned Parenthood building on Ford Parkway in St. Paul.

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Lakeville parish seeks healing after Mass incident

Lakeville parish seeks healing after Mass incident

| April 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

All Saints Church in Lakeville invited parishioners to bring a red flower with them to any one of the parish’s five Palm Sunday Masses April 16-17 as a healing response to an incident last week at Mass in which a man poured a jar of what was believed to be urine on the altar.

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