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Executives teach Risen Christ students business, character

Executives teach Risen Christ students business, character

| Susan Klemond | February 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

She didn’t know it at the time, but Samayah Donaby was already learning good business practices more than four years ago when she and her two business partners each took a percentage of their lemonade stand earnings to buy more cups instead of making one person pay.

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Why do Catholic schools matter?

Why do Catholic schools matter?

| February 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Brian Ragatz, principal of Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary School, delivered the following message Jan. 30 at the annual Catholic Schools Week Mass at the Maplewood parish.

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Praying, marching for life

Praying, marching for life

| January 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pictures from the local March for Life 2011.

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March sendoff

March sendoff

| January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

After a send-off Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul Jan. 21, youth and chaperones from around the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis loaded buses headed for the national March for Life Jan. 24 in Washington D.C.

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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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Making history

Making history

| January 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

For first time, archdiocese to send group of youth to D.C. for March for Life

When 14-year-old Aly May of St. Jude of the Lake in Mahtomedi goes to Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life, she will present a powerful witness for life.

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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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Website helps people discern vocation

Website helps people discern vocation

| January 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nine years ago, Natalie Smith thought something had to be done to reverse the vocations crisis.

Smith, a convert to Catholicism who had worked in marketing, felt like there had to be a way for the church to work more collectively to find potential vocations candidates. She was convinced there should be a database of candidates and also a wide range of resources available for people considering a vocation.

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Father Williams: Healthy  priests is formation goal

Father Williams: Healthy priests is formation goal

| January 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Father Peter Williams said that his new position as the Institute for Ongoing Clergy Formation director “compliments the work I have been doing with vocations the past three years.”

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Personal invitation prevails in reaching out to women

Personal invitation prevails in reaching out to women

| Julie Pfitzinger | January 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

For the vocation directors at three local religious communities, the practice of reaching out to women who are discerning the call to religious life has not changed much in recent years.

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Seminary formation includes travel

Seminary formation includes travel

| January 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

This year, for the first time, second-year men at the St. Paul Seminary traveled out of the country to spend their January term in England, learning about the recently beatified Cardinal John Henry Newman.

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St. Bernard’s student takes Catholic values to new school

St. Bernard’s student takes Catholic values to new school

| Maggie Lee | January 19, 2011 | 2 Comments

Grace Thompson has found a way to keep St. Bernard High School’s traditions and values alive at her new school, Concordia Academy.

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