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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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Minneapolis parish’s vitality was joy to see

Minneapolis parish’s vitality was joy to see

| September 13, 2012

History, tradition were on display at Church of St. Anne-St. Joseph Hien

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Marriage: Speaking the truth with love

Marriage: Speaking the truth with love

| August 30, 2012

What we do and say in the coming months will matter greatly

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Reinvesting in our Catholic schools

Reinvesting in our Catholic schools

| August 16, 2012

It is hard to believe that summer is almost over and a new school year is just upon us. Where does the time go? Soon parents will be sending their sons and daughters out the door with backpacks filled with books, notepaper and writing tools.

It is time to settle down and let the learning begin anew!

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What does it mean to be ‘Church’?

What does it mean to be ‘Church’?

| August 2, 2012

We need time to ‘rest in the Lord’ and ponder the bigger questions of life

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Bishop Blair offers a reality check

Bishop Blair offers a reality check

Bishop who conducted initial doctrinal assessment of LCWR clarifies the reasons for it

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Launching a new Office of Communications

Launching a new Office of Communications

Restructuring enables us to more effectively and efficiently coordinate our efforts throughout the local church

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Getting ready for the Year of Faith

Getting ready for the Year of Faith

We can mark this special time of grace in many ways in our parishes and in our families

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Observing a ‘Fortnight for Freedom’

Observing a ‘Fortnight for Freedom’

Truly historic challenges are being leveled against religious liberty in the United States

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Mary: Given to us as model and guide

Mary: Given to us as model and guide

Mary’s faith-filled obedience stands in marked contrast to the devil’s rejection of God’s will

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Keeping an open mind on LCWR assessment

Keeping an open mind on LCWR assessment

There are ample reasons for the action taken by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

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Beware of ‘secular Catholicism’

Beware of ‘secular Catholicism’

| April 26, 2012

This movement is more a social religion than a religion that comes from a deeply seated faith in Jesus Christ

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