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Announcement regarding retirement of Superintendent of Catholic Schools Marty Frauenheim

Announcement regarding retirement of Superintendent of Catholic Schools Marty Frauenheim

| September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis announced earlier today that Marty Frauenheim, Superintendent of Schools, is retiring effective October 24th. The process to find a successor to Ms. Frauenheim is now underway.

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Cathedral rose window will be lit during Festival of Lights

Cathedral rose window will be lit during Festival of Lights

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

In honor of the Second Annual Cathedral Festival of Lights, the East Rose Window will be lit over the front doors of the Cathedral of St. Paul from dusk until 10 p.m. on Sept. 28.

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Local women profess vows with growing order of Dominicans

Local women profess vows with growing order of Dominicans

| Kristi Anderson for The Catholic Spirit | September 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

Four women with ties to the archdiocese recently took vows as Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation in Nashville, Tenn. Within this community of 284 sisters, 16 have Minnesota roots.

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Chastity speaker challenges youth to higher standard

Chastity speaker challenges youth to higher standard

| September 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

American culture would have you believe that teen chastity is an oxymoron and that sexual purity among the young is unattainable.

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Theology of the body event weaves words, music and art

Theology of the body event weaves words, music and art

| Susan Klemond | September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Anyone hungering for union and intimacy is eligible to receive a beautifully crafted invitation to the Lord’s divine banquet of love which will satisfy that hunger.

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Here is the catch

Here is the catch

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

It was joyful to take part in faith-filled gathering of men as they talked about vocations, spent time in nature

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Watching for (c)

Watching for (c)

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every time I read this passage, I wonder if I’m limiting God’s options as well. Am I assuming the only answers are (a) or (b)? Am I open to receiving (c) instead?

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Minnesota native helps coordinate outreach to Syrian refugees

Minnesota native helps coordinate outreach to Syrian refugees

| August 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Kevin Hartigan says Catholic Relief Services is partnering with church agencies to provide food, medical and other assistance to war victims

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Events for young people give much ‘reason for hope’

Events for young people give much ‘reason for hope’

| August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

We need to support ongoing efforts to engage youth and young adults in ways that deepen their faith, give them purpose and motivate them to evangelize their peers.

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HHS mandate is offense to social justice, Catholic social teaching

HHS mandate is offense to social justice, Catholic social teaching

| Father Griffith | August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Catholics in the United States have never represented a monolith with regard to any given issue. In many respects this is a good thing, as Catholicism and Catholic teaching transcend any given ideology or political party. Simply put, Catholicism is the opposite of ideology and thus seeks to challenge ideological constructs that oppose authentic freedom and truth.

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Reason for Catholic schools to celebrate

Reason for Catholic schools to celebrate

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

In mostly “by-the-numbers” measures, good things are happening at Catholic schoos in the Twin Cities area.

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Does your Catholic school have these 9 defining characteristics?

Does your Catholic school have these 9 defining characteristics?

| August 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

These are the agreed-upon, non-negotiable ways to see if your Catholic school can be called a Catholic school.

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