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Anniversary of 9/11 marked with moments of silence, prayer, Masses

Anniversary of 9/11 marked with moments of silence, prayer, Masses

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Churchgoers around the United States once again marked the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with moments of silence, special prayer services and Masses.

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Events of 9/11 put successful broadcast journalist on path to diaconate

Events of 9/11 put successful broadcast journalist on path to diaconate

| Peter Finney Jr. | July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Greg Kandra was a good-enough Catholic, observant and Mass-going, although he admits his wife was by comparison the real lion of the faith as they attended Mass at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish in Forest Hills, New York.

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Interfaith event in St. Paul promotes unity and peace

Interfaith event in St. Paul promotes unity and peace

| Kathryn Elliott | September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

While most Minnesotans enjoyed Sunday’s bright weather elsewhere, several hundred — including political leaders, members of diverse religious and cultural groups and service members — gathered at the State Capitol to remember and honor those who died 10 years ago in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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‘Trinity Requiem’ debut honors 9/11 victims during Blue Mass for public service providers

‘Trinity Requiem’ debut honors 9/11 victims during Blue Mass for public service providers

| Kathryn Elliott | September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

With a flag waving between two fire truck ladders outside the Cathedral of St. Paul last Sunday afternoon, Sept. 11, the civic ceremony began.

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Remembering 9-11

Remembering 9-11

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments


• 9/11 hero inspires many good education programs
• Volunteer at Ground Zero wanted to help people
• N.Y. trip brought two priests close to terrorist attacks
• Readers reflect on 9/11
• 9/11 memorial events

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9/11 hero inspires many good education programs

9/11 hero inspires many good education programs

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

For many Americans, the 9/11 tra­ge­dy that rocked our sense of safety is a sad memory with lasting changes to our formerly carefree travel routines.
But for the victims’ families, like Beverly and Tom Burnett Sr., “it’s like it happened yesterday.”

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N.Y. trip brought two priests close to terrorist attacks

N.Y. trip brought two priests close to terrorist attacks

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Fathers Jeff Ethen and Peter Kirchner of the Diocese of St. Cloud flew to New York City on Sept. 10, 2001, they had no idea that a cup of coffee would save their lives the very next day.

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Volunteer at Ground Zero wanted to help people

Volunteer at Ground Zero wanted to help people

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

“It was a national disaster, and if I could do something to help people, I wanted to,”

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Readers reflect on 9/11

Readers reflect on 9/11

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

10 years later, Minnesotans reflect on the day and its impact

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Blessed are the peacemakers, who turn Sept. 11 terror toward prayer for peace

Blessed are the peacemakers, who turn Sept. 11 terror toward prayer for peace

| Father Michael Van Sloun For The Catholic Spirit | August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sept. 11, 2011 is the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, one of the most horrific days in American history, a day that has changed our way of life in the United States and around the world.

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A lesson in hope and perseverance from Hispanic youth in the aftermath of 9/11

A lesson in hope and perseverance from Hispanic youth in the aftermath of 9/11

| August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

I was nowhere near the World Trade Center in New York when the 9/11 terrorist attacks happened. But I remember vividly the day and the aftermath of the tragedy

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Jóvenes hispanos nos dieron lección de esperanza y perseverancia tras el 11 de Septiembre

Jóvenes hispanos nos dieron lección de esperanza y perseverancia tras el 11 de Septiembre

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Yo no estaba cerca del World Trade Center en Nueva York cuando sucedieron los atentados terroristas del 11 de septiembre de 2001. Pero recuerdo vívidamente aquel fatídico día y los que le siguieron.

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