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Play portrays the ‘miracles’ in Father Casey’s life

Play portrays the ‘miracles’ in Father Casey’s life

| April 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

A theater group from St. Michael and St. Mary in Stillwater is set to perform a play about a priest with Stillwater connections who is on the path to sainthood.

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Sweet sounds of music

Sweet sounds of music

| March 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Talia Simonett, a sixth-grader, and fifth-grader Christian Sanderson, both students at St. John’s School in Hopkins, perform the song, “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” during a rehearsal for the school’s production of “The Sound of Music” March 23.

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Basilica features icon art

Basilica features icon art

| March 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary’s Pope John XXIII gallery is currently featuring an exhibit of 21 paintings and icons by Father John Giuliani, an icon artist known for depicting Jesus and the saints in the faces and imagery of Native American peoples.

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John Paul II School to host spiritual art show

John Paul II School to host spiritual art show

| March 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pope John Paul II School in northeast Minneapolis will host the 11th Annual Spiritual Art Show from Sunday, April 10, to Friday, April 15.

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Benilde-St. Margaret’s offers musical as Lenten gift to community

Benilde-St. Margaret’s offers musical as Lenten gift to community

| March 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

As a Lenten gift to the community, Benilde-St. Margaret’s will perform one of its most captivating musicals, “Feast of Life: Stories from the Gospel of Luke,” at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 24, at the school, 2501 Hwy. 100 S., St. Louis Park.

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Sex trafficking victims create beauty out of their pain

Sex trafficking victims create beauty out of their pain

| March 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

It was a heartbreaking decision, but money was scarce. Guenevive and her husband felt they had no other choice but to leave their baby with Guenevive’s parents in Puebla, Mexico, while they journeyed north to Atlanta in search of jobs.

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Exhibit portrays Washington’s deep faith

Exhibit portrays Washington’s deep faith

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Caron Cadou talked with Catholic Spirit News Editor Pat Norby on Feb. 16, while overseeing the installment of the George Washington exhibit currently on display at the Minnesota History Center. Cadou is vice president for collections at George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens in Virginia.

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‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Chanhassen is a thought-provoking Lenten musical

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Chanhassen is a thought-provoking Lenten musical

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

When “Jesus Christ Super­star” open­ed on Broadway in 1971, I recall that many critics attacked the contemporary rock musical, written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Web­ber, as sacrilegious.

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Journey through Lent with Dante as your guide

Journey through Lent with Dante as your guide

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mary Reichardt, professor of Catholic studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, will present a series of talks titled “The Divine Comedy and The Lenten Journey” on four consecutive Tuesdays, March 15 to April 5 at Hayden Hall in St. Paul. The Catholic Spirit recently interviewed Reichardt about the series being presented by the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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Play explores clues about Shakespeare’s faith

Play explores clues about Shakespeare’s faith

| February 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Was William Shakespeare Catholic?

Many literary scholars have made the case that Shakespeare was Catholic during a time in England when to be Catholic was a serious crime. The evidence, they say, is hidden in Shakespeare’s own plays.

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Divine Mercy devotion promotes renewed faith in troubled times

Divine Mercy devotion promotes renewed faith in troubled times

| February 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Following is an edited version of an e-mail interview by Catholic Spirit news editor Pat Norby with Father Seraphim Michalenko, who has been involved in promoting the Divine Mercy message and devotion for more than 60 years. The devotion and the feast of Divine Mercy — which is celebrated the Sunday after Easter — is associated with Sister Maria Faustina Kowal­ska, a Polish nun to whom Christ appeared, instructing her to proclaim God’s mercy. She died in 1938, was beatified in 1993 and canonized a saint in 2000.

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Cardinal Burke to speak in Stillwater

Cardinal Burke to speak in Stillwater

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Raymond Burke will be the guest speaker at a fundraising dinner sponsored by the Stillwater Knights of Columbus Jan. 3 at St. Michael Church.

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