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Parishioners train to understand, care for those with dementia

Parishioners train to understand, care for those with dementia

| Susan Klemond | December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of St. Paul parishes have embraced Gospel values of caring for the sick this year by receiving training to understand those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, as part of a neighborhood-based program.

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Nativity parishioners inspired to help those with dementia

Nativity parishioners inspired to help those with dementia

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nativity parishioners are getting involved in a community training program called Dementia Friends to learn how to better understand and care for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

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Markets in Vienna offer taste of Old World Christmas

Markets in Vienna offer taste of Old World Christmas

| Cristina Muller | December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tucked behind the Austrian capital’s well known Museumsquartier — a complex of art, natural history and cultural museums — is a little side street Christmas market called Spittelberg.

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The depth in finality

The depth in finality

| Erick Rommel | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thumbing through the book, “Famous Last Words,” I realized those words have importance, not because they were final but because, in many cases, they provided a better life summary than any biography.

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Cribbage and the kingdom of heaven

Cribbage and the kingdom of heaven

| Bill Dodds | July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recently, I was teaching my 9-year-old grandson how to play cribbage. I was dusting off a lot of mental cobwebs about the game. We were quite pleased with ourselves.

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New healthcare resource links Catholic patients, providers

New healthcare resource links Catholic patients, providers

| Adelaide Mena | July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new healthcare website hopes to link together Catholic patients and healthcare providers in order to address the cultural challenges facing Catholics around the country.

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Portraying saint is chance to share message of God’s mercy

Portraying saint is chance to share message of God’s mercy

| Joanne Fox | April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Actress says one-woman drama about St. Faustina has taught her lessons about prayer, sacrifice

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Cardiac care program receives award

Cardiac care program receives award

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Therese, a faith-based senior care and housing organization, accepted an Aging Services of Minnesota Leading Change Innovation Award for its cardiac care program Feb. 7 at the Aging Services of Minnesota Institute and Expo.

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When is the right time to move? Consider these tips

When is the right time to move? Consider these tips

| Scott Saffert and Lola Amendt for The Catholic Spirit | February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Marianne and Dennis have lived in the same home for their entire marriage of 62 years. They raised children, re-modeled living spaces, celebrated holidays, hosted parties and created loving memories in their home.

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How can we ensure that seniors’ needs are met?

How can we ensure that seniors’ needs are met?

| Deacon Dan Gannon for The Catholic Spirit | January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

By 2030, 1 in 4 Minnesotans will be age 65 or older, double the current number

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Woodbury parish now offers adult day care service

Woodbury parish now offers adult day care service

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cerenity Senior Care has opened an adult day program at St. Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic Community in Woodbury.

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Still called to serve . . . at age 90

Still called to serve . . . at age 90

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On a recent weekday morning, Len Lorence got up early, as he always does, and prayed the rosary with Lucille, his wife of 67 years.

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