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Archdiocesan Choir Camp ends on a high note

Archdiocesan Choir Camp ends on a high note

| August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nearly 60 children, from ages 10 to 16, came from parishes across the archdiocese for the week-long, full-day choral camp Aug. 6 to 10 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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Matt Maher plays so listeners will hear God

Matt Maher plays so listeners will hear God

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Singer will perform at ‘Elegate’ event for young adults at U of M

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New Franciscan website highlights Holy Land sites, events in ‘real time’

New Franciscan website highlights Holy Land sites, events in ‘real time’

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Franciscan Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Franciscan Custos of the Holy Land, oversaw the creation of a new website for the Franciscan Media Center of the Custody of the Holy Land.

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Girls choir builds bridges with sacred, world music

Girls choir builds bridges with sacred, world music

Each Monday evening at 6:30, 44 girls from throughout the Twin Cities metro area bound down the staircase at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in south Minneapolis and take their places in a basement choir room. Hugs and smiles are traded as the girls, in grades 8-12, greet one another.

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Rome church guidebook is companion to previous 800-page coffeetable book

Rome church guidebook is companion to previous 800-page coffeetable book

| April 26, 2012 | 2 Comments

Twin Cities attorney Greg Pulles self-published a beautiful coffeetable-style book two years ago, “Sacred Places: Rediscovering the Churches of Rome.” He’ll soon have a companion to that 800-page work, a guidebook to help people take walks to visit those same churches.

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This time, St. Paul the Hermit rightly faces up

This time, St. Paul the Hermit rightly faces up

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Art lovers won’t want to miss the beautiful sculpture of St. Paul the Hermit that’s on display — the right way now — at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

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Actor is antithesis of bully she plays in Chanhassen’s ‘Hairspray’

Actor is antithesis of bully she plays in Chanhassen’s ‘Hairspray’

| Susan Klemond | March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

When she tucks her long, dark hair under a blonde bouffant wig, Nicole Renee Chapman is just beginning her transformation for a performance of the musical “Hairspray” at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.

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‘October Baby’ draws tears and praise as a dramatic, touching pro-life story

‘October Baby’ draws tears and praise as a dramatic, touching pro-life story

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

At the conclusion of October Baby, my wife, Julie, and I were in tears, prompting our 9-year-old daughter Claire to ask, “Who wants a tissue?”

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‘Guys and Dolls’ to rock in Hopkins

‘Guys and Dolls’ to rock in Hopkins

| Jennifer Janikula | March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. John’s students give up recess time to gain confidence on stage

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‘Mass of Plenty’ shows composer’s love for American spirituals

‘Mass of Plenty’ shows composer’s love for American spirituals

| Father Jan Michael Joncas | February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rob Glover is the long-time director of music ministries at St. Therese in Deephaven, and a well-known composer of liturgical music. In 2003, with the assistance of members of that parish, Rob recorded a collection of his liturgical music entitled “Music in the Air,” featuring his “Mass of Plenty”

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Play offers opportunity for interfaith discussions

Play offers opportunity for interfaith discussions

| Susan Klemond | February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Open Window Theatre’s ‘Edith Stein’ set for Feb. 9-26

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Great music for a good cause in honor of MLK Jr.

Great music for a good cause in honor of MLK Jr.

| January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Close to 200 voices from the combined choirs of St. Joan of Arc and Mount Olivet Lutheran churches in Minneapolis will join Twin Cities vocalist Robert Robinson at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

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