Tag: 75th Anniversary

German church leaders recall end of WWII, urge commitment to peace

German church leaders recall end of WWII, urge commitment to peace

In a joint service marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, Christian churches in Germany issued a call for a commitment to work for peace, reported the German Catholic news agency, KNA.

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Priest-historian: 75 years later, Pearl Harbor ‘such a powerful event’

Priest-historian: 75 years later, Pearl Harbor ‘such a powerful event’

| Mark Pattison | December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Catholic military chaplain and historian says the attack on Pearl Harbor, even 75 years later, continues to rivet the attention of Americans because it is “such a powerful event.”

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In Mendota, archdiocese’s oldest parish turns 175

In Mendota, archdiocese’s oldest parish turns 175

| Maria Becker for The Catholic Spirit | July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

What began in 1840 as a group of 185 Catholics with a log cabin and a strong desire to take part in the sacraments is now known as the oldest Catholic parish in Minnesota.

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At 75, Immaculate Conception School still at Columbia Heights’ heart

At 75, Immaculate Conception School still at Columbia Heights’ heart

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

When the eighth-graders at Immaculate Conception School received their diplomas June 2, it was the 75th time commencement exercises had been held at what I.C. principal Jane Bona calls “a beacon” of Columbia Heights.

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