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Catholic Schools Week photos

Catholic Schools Week photos

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pictures submitted from Catholic schools around the diocese celebrating Catholic Schools Week

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School milestones

School milestones

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three schools responded to The Catholic Spirit’s query of schools celebrating milestone years in 2015: Immaculate Conception in Columbia Heights, Bethlehem Academy in Faribault and Holy Cross Catholic School in Webster.

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At 83, nun’s ‘great spirituality’ keeps her going

At 83, nun’s ‘great spirituality’ keeps her going

| Nancy Wiechec | January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sister Shiosee is a striking example of Catholic faith prospering in the indigenous communities of this land, where Church history has been marked by ups and downs.

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Religious presence

Religious presence

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Consecrated religious bring gifts to the classroom

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‘A sense of Christian leadership’ spans ages in Anoka

‘A sense of Christian leadership’ spans ages in Anoka

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

A handful of young students at St. Stephen School in Anoka worked feverishly on their religion drawings.

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Dominican sister chosen to lead Catholic Charities USA

Dominican sister chosen to lead Catholic Charities USA

| January 15, 2015 | 3 Comments

Dominican Sister Donna Markham has been chosen to succeed Father Larry Snyder as the new president of Catholic Charities USA.

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‘A Nun’s Life’ website becomes a growing vocations ministry

‘A Nun’s Life’ website becomes a growing vocations ministry

| Mark Pattison | January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

What started out as a blog at a time when few people knew about blogs and hardly anyone was familiar with Twitter is a living and growing ministry run by two women religious who are Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

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Miscarriage website adds Catholic component

Miscarriage website adds Catholic component

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sara Rogers and Jessica Shurts’ shared belief that no one should have to face a miscarriage alone spurred them to help others. Together and with outside help, they created a website — www.catholicmiscarriagesupport.com — with information they wished they would have had.

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After drug use and despair, teen’s conversion includes parish, pro-life leadership

After drug use and despair, teen’s conversion includes parish, pro-life leadership

| January 15, 2015 | 2 Comments

A faithful Catholic throughout his childhood, the 18-year-old Prior Lake High School senior strayed during his early teenage years. He made some bad choices, and made some bad friends. Eventually, he turned away from God and to marijuana.

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Help & hope

Help & hope

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Philomena House provides lodging, food and support to pregnant women in need.

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Minnesota Catholic Conference provides ongoing education

Minnesota Catholic Conference provides ongoing education

| Joe Towalski for The Catholic Spirit | January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

In addition to the work it does at the State Capitol, the Minnesota Catholic Conference also is involved in educational efforts to help Catholics and others gain a better understanding of important issues with public policy ramifications.

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MN bill would help families of babies with chromosomal disorders

MN bill would help families of babies with chromosomal disorders

| January 14, 2015 | 7 Comments

Families prepare for birth and life of babies diagnosed with chromosomal disorders

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