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Why priests are happy

Why priests are happy

| February 28, 2013

For all the expectations placed upon them, priests today are experiencing surprisingly low levels of burnout and high levels of satisfaction with their lives

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Penance, conversion are key to Lent

Penance, conversion are key to Lent

| February 14, 2013

I heartily recommend each of us making a specific resolution this Lent in the areas of prayer, fasting and almsgiving

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Church in forefront of helping refugees, immigrants

Church in forefront of helping refugees, immigrants

| January 17, 2013

Here in our archdiocese, our Catholic Charities, with the support of Catholic Services Appeal dollars, has provided migration and refugee services for over 30 years

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New year brings many opportunities for celebration, prayer

New year brings many opportunities for celebration, prayer

| January 3, 2013

Feasts of Epiphany and Baptism of the Lord are followed by Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and sad anniversary of Roe v. Wade

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Let us be wise Magi this Christmas

Let us be wise Magi this Christmas

| December 20, 2012

As O’Henry recounts, they “most unwisely sacrificed for each other the greatest treasures of their house. But . . . of all who give gifts, these two were the wisest. . . . They are the magi.”

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Bearing witness to the Gospel in new ways

Bearing witness to the Gospel in new ways

| December 13, 2012

Last Holy week, 12 seminarians embarked on a mission to bring the Good News to the University of Minnesota campus

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Rediscovering our Catholic faith

Rediscovering our Catholic faith

| December 6, 2012

New initiative aims for a more dynamic, engaged local Church of faith, hope and love

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Protecting the precious gift of our religious liberty

Protecting the precious gift of our religious liberty

| November 21, 2012

Events in Mexico less than 100 years ago are a stark reminder of why we must safeguard our religious freedom

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Charity in action

Charity in action

| November 8, 2012

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development complements the Church’s many charitable programs in seeking to meet the needs of the poor

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Public witness and Catholic citizenship

Public witness and Catholic citizenship

| October 25, 2012

As Archbishop Chaput notes, we’re better citizens when we’re more faithful Catholics

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‘Lily of the Mohawks’ is great mentor for all

‘Lily of the Mohawks’ is great mentor for all

| October 11, 2012

This soon-to-be new saint showed a remarkable desire to live a life of virtue

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A letter to inaugurate the Year of Faith

A letter to inaugurate the Year of Faith

| September 27, 2012

It is a great pleasure for me to present in this issue of The Catholic Spirit my second pastoral letter, dedicated to the New Evangelization in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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