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BSM students video chat with astronaut alum orbiting earth

BSM students video chat with astronaut alum orbiting earth

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Meeting an astronaut alone is incredible,” said Amelia Backes, a junior. “But, talking to an astronaut while they are currently on the ISS orbiting the earth is just so surreal. [That] is definitely the best word for it.”

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Cretin-Derham Hall challenges Iowa power in archdiocesan-sponsored girls basketball tournament

Cretin-Derham Hall challenges Iowa power in archdiocesan-sponsored girls basketball tournament

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul drew a big early-season test with Iowa girls basketball power Dowling Catholic High School and its highly-touted point guard Caitlin Clark.

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Congratulations, 2017 graduates

Congratulations, 2017 graduates

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit is highlighting three students who credit their Catholic education with providing opportunities to help them learn about the world, serve others and grow in their faith.

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Former orphan shows gratitude through service

Former orphan shows gratitude through service

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Carlos McMerty-Brummer’s memories of his native Honduras are vivid. He remembers the five houses that made up the orphanage he entered as a baby in 1998 and the presence of two American missionaries who would alter the course of his life.

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BSM brings ultrasound to classroom to teach fetal development

BSM brings ultrasound to classroom to teach fetal development

| January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mark Hutchinson, an ultrasound technician who volunteers at Robbinsdale Women’s Center, told the students that the baby already yawns, gets hiccups and dispenses waste. He also explained how the baby receives nutrients through the umbilical cord. “They [also] like to hold on to it [umbilical cord] because it pulsates and rocks them to sleep,” he said.

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Three Catholic high schools sweep first Thanksgiving girls basketball tournament

Three Catholic high schools sweep first Thanksgiving girls basketball tournament

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Academy of Holy Angels, Cretin-Derham Hall and Holy Family each went 2-0 in the Thanksgiving girls basketball tournament at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Nov. 25-26. An estimated 1,400 fans attended the tourney hosted by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Office of Stewardship and Development. Twelve Catholic high school varsity teams and the schools’ junior varsity and/or ‘B’ squads participated in the hoops showcase.

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Benilde-St. Margaret’s rallies to win first Class 4A Prep Bowl

Benilde-St. Margaret’s rallies to win first Class 4A Prep Bowl

| November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Benilde-St. Margaret’s, based in St. Louis Park, lost its star senior running back Ricky Floyd in the first quarter of the Class 4A state high school football championship Nov. 25 at US Bank Stadium. Floyd rushed for 1,827 yards and 26 touchdowns this season.

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Archdiocese-hosted tournament tips off high school girls hoops season

Archdiocese-hosted tournament tips off high school girls hoops season

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Twelve Catholic high schools will play in the first-ever girls hoops tournament hosted by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office of Development and Stewardship Nov. 25-26.

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BSM graduate dies during camping trip

BSM graduate dies during camping trip

| June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Benilde-St. Margaret’s School in St. Louis Park is mourning the death of recent graduate Alec Lawrenz, 18, of Wayzata, who drowned June 11 in the Temperance River while on a camping trip.

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