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Florida Catholic high school girls get a lot out of new weightlifting team

Florida Catholic high school girls get a lot out of new weightlifting team

| Jean Gonzalez | January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ashley Savigne looked intently at the barbell for her dead lift to an overhead press.

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The future of Catholic education

The future of Catholic education

| January 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

To face the challenges in Catholic education, local leaders have created a ‘roadmap’ to guide the path forward

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Archbishop Hebda: Catholic education needs to be Church priority

Archbishop Hebda: Catholic education needs to be Church priority

| January 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit asked Archbishop Bernard Hebda to describe the Roadmap for Excellence in Catholic Education and to explain how he hopes it shapes Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Local Catholic offers burial for embryos who die in the IVF process

Local Catholic offers burial for embryos who die in the IVF process

| Bridget Ryder | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

In August and November, 30 embryos conceived through in vitro fertilization, but who died before they were able to be transferred to a uterus, were laid to rest in Resurrection Cemetery in Mendota Heights. The embryos came to the Catholic cemetery from two fertility clinics, and their burial was facilitated by Laura Elm, founder of Sacred Heart Guardians and Shelter. Another burial is scheduled for February.

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Dominican sisters bring love for Christ and young people to St. Agnes classrooms

Dominican sisters bring love for Christ and young people to St. Agnes classrooms

| Susan Klemond | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Dominican Sister Mary Consolata Klucik walked through the St. Agnes School lunchroom on a recent school day, excited kindergartners and first-graders shouted, “Sister!”

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Calvary Cemetery offers view into St. Paul’s colorful history

Calvary Cemetery offers view into St. Paul’s colorful history

| Doug Hovelson | October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

To know a city, people must walk in the footsteps of those who came before them.

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March for Life in January will emphasize ‘pro-life is pro-science’

March for Life in January will emphasize ‘pro-life is pro-science’

| Kurt Jensen | October 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Next year’s March for Life plans to fortify its pro-life message with science that proves life begins at conception and with a specific focus on stem-cell research.

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Speakers address palliative care, pain management, treating ‘whole person’

Speakers address palliative care, pain management, treating ‘whole person’

| Jo Ann Zuniga | October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

A woman religious suffering from metastatic breast cancer in the final stages received medication to ease severe pain and thanked the doctors and nurses.

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Patients, families urged to learn more about palliative, hospice care

Patients, families urged to learn more about palliative, hospice care

| October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Palliative and hospice care “address the needs of the whole person, which is the foundation of Catholic health care,” said Sister Carol Keehan, a Daughter of Charity, who is president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association, based in St. Louis.

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By helping a mom choose life, woman shows how one person can impact cause

By helping a mom choose life, woman shows how one person can impact cause

| Natalie Hoefer | October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

When David Bereit, founder of 40 Days for Life, spoke at a Right to Life of Indianapolis fundraiser, he shared stories to emphasize how one person can make a difference in the pro-life movement.

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‘Humanae Vitae’ at 50

‘Humanae Vitae’ at 50

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Exploring the landmark 1968 encyclical “Humanae Vitae” ­— “Of Human Life” affirming the Church’s teaching on marriage and contraception.

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Embracing natural family planning

Embracing natural family planning

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Couples share their experience with natural family planning

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