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Celebrating a partnership

Celebrating a partnership

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Visiting youth from Jesucristo Resucitado parish in San Felix, Venezuela danced with youth from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis during the 40th anniversary celebration of the archdiocese’s Venezuelan mission

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Father Wilfrid Upson served poor, alcoholics

Father Wilfrid Upson served poor, alcoholics

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Oblate Father Wilfrid Upson, 80, died Sept. 5 at St. John’s Hospital in Maple­wood. Father Upson served in the archdiocese as pastor of St. Mary in downtown St. Paul from 1976 to 1985. In 1998, he became a resident at St. Casimir in St. Paul and a pastoral volunteer at the Union Gospel Mission. He was noted throughout his priesthood for working with alcoholics and the poorest of the poor. For the past two years, he was a resident at the Cerenity Center in St. Paul.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – September 23, 2010

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – September 23, 2010

| September 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

“We need to have the courage to place our deepest hopes in God alone, not in money, in a career, in worldly success or in our relationships with others, but in God. Only he can satisfy the deepest needs of our hearts.”

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Singing the praises of new space

Singing the praises of new space

| September 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Teacher Terry Voss leads his students in song in the new choral music classroom at Totino-Grace High School in Fridley. It is part of the new addition and renovation that was recently completed and dedicated by Archbishop John Nienstedt on Sept. 10.

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Answering call of the Wild

Answering call of the Wild

| September 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

Peter Best, a 10th-grader at Benilde-St. Margaret School in St. Louis Park, presented Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom with his new mask for the coming season Sept. 18 at the Xcel Energy Center.

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New website offers more than just a sharper look

New website offers more than just a sharper look

| September 22, 2010 | 3 Comments

If you’ve visited TheCatholicSpirit.com since Sept. 10, you’ve likely noticed it received a makeover.

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She loves to make them smile

She loves to make them smile

| Susan Klemond - For The Catholic Spirit | September 22, 2010 | 2 Comments

Of all the kids she encounters at Burnsville High School, Patti Durham has gotten to know some special ones.

During the past five years, she’s spent her study hall time at school working with severely handicapped peers, who, she said, have shown her more about what it means to be pro-life.

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Catholic Charities names co-CEO

Catholic Charities names co-CEO

| September 13, 2010 | 1 Comment

The board of directors of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis has named Robert K. Spinner as co-CEO to share responsibility and authority with CEO Paul Martodam.

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A new look for TheCatholicSpirit.com

A new look for TheCatholicSpirit.com

| September 10, 2010 | 1 Comment

Notice anything different? You probably do – and hopefully you like the changes we’ve made to www.TheCatholicSpirit.com.

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Anonymous donor offers $25 million matching gift to University of St. Thomas

Anonymous donor offers $25 million matching gift to University of St. Thomas

| September 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

An anonymous donor has offered $25 million to the University of St. Thomas as a matching grant, the largest such gift in the university’s history.

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New digs

New digs

| September 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

University of St. Thomas senior John Busch looked like a kid in a candy store recently when he entered a huge weight room on the St. Paul campus that is part of the new $52 million Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex. The complex opened Sept. 1 for use by students, staff and athletes. It also […]

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Quotes from this weeks newsmakers – September 9, 2010

Quotes from this weeks newsmakers – September 9, 2010

| September 8, 2010 | 1 Comment

“The spirit of God was working in me and the parish staff members that day. God used us to be the light in the darkness.” — Father Tom Iwanowski, former pastor of Our Lady of Czestochowa church near the Hudson River in Jersey City, N.J., recounting how the parish provided comfort and care nine years […]

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