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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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A friend to those with special needs

A friend to those with special needs

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Donna Heins generally tries to duck the spotlight, preferring instead to stay in the background.

But that all changes when she spots the participants in her faith formation program for adults with special needs at St. Odilia in Shore­view.

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St. Paul team seeks to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s

St. Paul team seeks to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s

| Susan Klemond | December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Saint Paul Neighborhoods — a local collaboration of neighborhood, government, health care and community representatives — works to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

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Grief counselors steer communities toward long-term healing

Grief counselors steer communities toward long-term healing

| October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

After debris has been cleared and physical rebuilding is well underway, counselors for victims of natural disasters and violence contend that real healing still needs to take place.

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Personalized funeral trend can miss key spiritual aspects

Personalized funeral trend can miss key spiritual aspects

| Pete Sheehan | October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The trend in funerals today toward more personalized, less traditional ceremonies is taking these services where no funerals have gone before.

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