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Why sit and wait when you can educate?

Why sit and wait when you can educate?

| By Annmarie Kirsch for The Catholic Spirit | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

At doctor’s office, local woman sees opportunity to introduce Natural Family Planning

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Natural family planners cautious about new fertility monitoring apps

Natural family planners cautious about new fertility monitoring apps

| Nancy Frazier O’Brien | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

As new fertility monitoring applications such as Clue and Glow make news, specialists in natural family planning caution that any technological application is only as good as the expertise behind it and the comfort level of its users.

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New website caters to women’s religious discernment

New website caters to women’s religious discernment

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new website, LifeAsASister.org, aims to help single Catholic women imagine what it’s like to be a nun and discover if it could be their call in life.

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Lend your voice to Christ

Lend your voice to Christ

| Fr. Troy Przybilla | July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jesus invites men and women in the silence of their hearts, but he also uses you and me to call and invite. I do not believe that more programs are needed to promote vocations. Rather, I believe that more people are needed to promote vocations.

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Jotting down family tales leaves priceless legacy

Jotting down family tales leaves priceless legacy

| Bill Dodds | June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Let’s start with possible reasons you may give for not writing your memoirs now:

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Ordination Joy

Ordination Joy

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The local Church celebrated six new priests May 31 as Archbishop John Nienstedt ordained the men at the Cathedral of St. Paul on the feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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New priests share the stories of their chalices

New priests share the stories of their chalices

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt blessed the chalices of the archdiocese’s six newest priests at a special Mass May 29 in the chapel of his residence in St. Paul. At a brunch following the Mass, which was held two days before the men were ordained priests at the Cathedral of St. Paul, each spoke briefly about his chalice.

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Meet our new priests

Meet our new priests

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt will ordain six men to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis at 10 a.m. May 31 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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‘Desire for holiness’ came from friends, St. Teresa of Avila

‘Desire for holiness’ came from friends, St. Teresa of Avila

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The Gospel is spread through concrete relationships and natural conversations where Christ encounters the people through you.” – Deacon Michael Barsness

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Preschool days spent thinking about priesthood

Preschool days spent thinking about priesthood

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The priests that served in my parish were heroes to me. I looked up to them as role models and wanted to follow their example.” – Deacon Paul Shovelain

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‘The Lord captured my heart’ at formation retreat

‘The Lord captured my heart’ at formation retreat

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I am most excited about seeing conversion in people’s hearts, ­­seeing people touched by Jesus and responding to his immense love.” – Deacon Kevin Manthey

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Faith conversations with brother helped discern call

Faith conversations with brother helped discern call

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Being a spiritual father to many souls, helping people encounter the Father’s love in and through the sacraments of Christ Jesus — this is how the priest participates in the creative act of fatherhood.” – Deacon Marcus Milless

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