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Our Lady of Grace School donates desks to Ghana schools

Our Lady of Grace School donates desks to Ghana schools

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Several Catholic schools in Ghana have newer desks and chairs for students and teachers after a shipment came from Our Lady of Grace Catholic School in Edina.

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Medicaid, opioid addiction and transgender issues explored at health care symposium

Medicaid, opioid addiction and transgender issues explored at health care symposium

| September 25, 2017 | 1 Comment

Health care reform, transgender theory and the opioid epidemic were featured topics at a Sept. 20 gathering of Minnesota’s Catholic bishops and lay leaders.

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NFP keeps life and love together

NFP keeps life and love together

| Father James Adams | July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The greatest gift of God’s love is always open to life. Thus, natural family planning is always open to life and keeps life and love together. This is the good news of our faith in Jesus that the Church proclaims at every marriage — and especially in preparing and caring for couples as they start and grow their family.

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Spiritual direction guides Catholics in finding space for God

Spiritual direction guides Catholics in finding space for God

| Bridget Ryder | March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

For once, Mary Noble Garcias sat still long enough to notice what was going on in her soul after her body and mind had stopped moving through the motions of everyday life. In her meeting with a spiritual director, she figured out what was happening.

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At UST, former Gov. Carlson talks coalition in government

At UST, former Gov. Carlson talks coalition in government

| October 7, 2016 | 1 Comment

One-time Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson emphasized the serious need for change in how the nation’s two political parties work together.

“I think our political system has become so fractured, and demonetization has become such a part of our world of politics,” Carlson said Oct. 7 to a large crowd of University of St. Thomas alumni gathered for the St. Paul school’s First Friday Speaker Series.

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87 stones, 87 snippets of military families’ lives

87 stones, 87 snippets of military families’ lives

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new Minnesota Military Families Tribute on the State Capitol Mall in St. Paul will be dedicated Saturday, June 13, during a ceremony that will include Jearlyn Steele and The Steeles as well as other entertainment following the formal program.

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New home in the works for the homeless in St. Paul

New home in the works for the homeless in St. Paul

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis launched a $40 million capital campaign for a new vision for the Dorothy Day Center that would house, shelter and care for homeless people in St. Paul in a more dignified way than on mats on the floor as they do now at Dorothy Day.

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News Notes – July 3, 2014

News Notes – July 3, 2014

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delano parishes merge effective July 1
Natural Family Planning event July 24
Risen Christ School president to retire
Reading, math tutors needed

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Mix of sadness, excitement as two schools become one

Mix of sadness, excitement as two schools become one

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Though there were tears and hugs as the school year came to an end at St. Pius X School in White Bear Lake, there also was excitement for the new regional school that will take its place.

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Minnesota business owners opposing HHS mandate await Supreme Court decision

Minnesota business owners opposing HHS mandate await Supreme Court decision

| Susan Klemond | March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Owners of eight Minnesota for-profit companies who have filed lawsuits against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over its contraception mandate have much at stake as the U.S. Supreme Court deliberates on the issue and prepares to rule on two similar cases, expected this summer.

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Overheard – February 13, 2014

Overheard – February 13, 2014

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

“[Hockey] was just sacred in my home. When I turn on a hockey game and I hear that sound of the ice . . . it’s transcendent. I always say that hockey is not a sport, it is an art form. It is like a chess game at lightning speed.”

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St. Nicholas Fun Day

St. Nicholas Fun Day

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Joseph Weiss, pastor of St. Thomas More parish in St. Paul, dressed as St. Nicholas Dec. 6 for a special day of activities for preschoolers and a visit to K-8 students at the parish school.

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