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Age Wave

Age Wave

| February 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

As the coming “age wave” gains momentum, Cath­olic Senior Ser­v­ic­es is taking on a new role in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Min­nea­polis to help area Catholic seniors and their families navigate their way through the health care tsunami.

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Makin’ it real at Holy Angels

Makin’ it real at Holy Angels

| Julie Pfitzinger - For The Catholic Spirit | February 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Joseph of Carondelet Sister Mary Lamski began her recent conversation with four students at the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield in this way: “Ask me any question.”

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Senior news briefs

Senior news briefs

| January 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Learn how to care for seniors

Retired religious need your help

RA transfers extended to Jan. 31

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Nun, 100, calls prison ministry the best thing she’s ever done

Nun, 100, calls prison ministry the best thing she’s ever done

| January 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sister Mary Mark Mahoney grew up on a farm in Minnesota, taught grade school for 35 years, and helped start a house of prayer in Stillwater. But it wasn’t until the Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet retired at the age of 84 that she discovered her greatest passion.

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Benedictine Health System to build new ‘small house’ care model

Benedictine Health System to build new ‘small house’ care model

| December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Benedictine Health System will break ground this spring on a new model of skilled nursing care at the Cerenity Senior Care site in White Bear Lake, according to a press release from BHS.

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Foundation’s annual report shows recovery

Foundation’s annual report shows recovery

| December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Elderly living independently, at-risk mothers and youth are among those who benefit from the activities of the Catholic Community Foun­da­tion in the Arch­diocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

A cultivator and distributor of charitable assets, the foundation this year marked the 10th an­niversary of its Community Priorities Fund, which targets local organizations that serve those target populations. Since its inception in 2000, the fund has granted $750,000 to more than 100 local nonprofit groups.

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Bishop Piché to address senior forum in Hastings

Bishop Piché to address senior forum in Hastings

| December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Catholic Senior Services of the Arch­diocese of St. Paul and Min­nea­polis will sponsor a forum on caring for the bodies and souls of seniors from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Fri­day, Jan. 21, at St. Eli­za­beth Ann Seton parish in Has­tings.

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Plan your life now to help family face future issues

Plan your life now to help family face future issues

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Over the past eight years, Diana Robertson said she has handed out about 10,000 health care directives to people at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, parish health fairs and area seminars.

She will be speaking about the topic at a regional seminar at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at Guardian An­gels in Chaska; the event is open to the public.

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Unique urban monastery seeking new vocations

Unique urban monastery seeking new vocations

| August 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

As the seven sisters of the Visitation Monastery of Minneapolis began the last part of Wednesday evening prayer, a tall, gangly young man in a blue shirt and jeans stuck his head in the door.

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