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Rogers school: Yes, we’re open

Rogers school: Yes, we’re open

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mary, Queen of Peace School is striving to make itself known. Another in a series that is taking the temperature of Catholic schools on the outer edges of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Make sure Jesus, king of the universe, is also king of our hearts

Make sure Jesus, king of the universe, is also king of our hearts

| Deacon Doug Liebsch | November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe is one feast in which we recognize the grand majesty of Jesus. This feast helps deepen our understanding of who Jesus is.

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Acknowledging the Catholic ‘man-crisis’

Acknowledging the Catholic ‘man-crisis’

| Matthew James Christoff | November 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

This week we begin “Catholic Watchmen,” a new monthly column focusing on Catholic laymen.

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In Year of Mercy, pray and fast to end violence

In Year of Mercy, pray and fast to end violence

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | November 19, 2015

All of us have once again found ourselves in stunned shock and grief at the terrible terrorist attacks that happened Nov. 13 in Paris. We have been scandalized now for months by ISIS’ senseless acts of violence, which has most often been directed against our Christian brothers and sisters in the Middle East. So many have been driven from their homes, and some of them brutally murdered because they refused to give up their faith. What are we to do in the face of such incredible evil?

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Daniel and the great unveiling

Daniel and the great unveiling

| Bishop Robert Barron | November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Toward the end of the liturgical year, we Catholics hear at Mass from the mysterious, often confounding and utterly fascinating book of Daniel. Recent scholarship has demonstrated that the book of Daniel had an extraordinarily powerful influence on the first Christians, providing them a most important template for understanding the significance of Jesus. Daniel is, of course, an example of apocalyptic literature, which in the common understanding means that it has to do with the end of the world.

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Parents and sex ed: Duty cannot be delegated

Parents and sex ed: Duty cannot be delegated

| Father Tad Pacholczyk | November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

While some parents might be happy to avoid the awkward conversations that arise around human sexuality by allowing the school system to provide their children’s sex education, it is nonetheless important for parents to recognize that they are the most significant teachers and models for their own children as they mature sexually.

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Dec. 4 marks start of First Fridays of prayer, fasting to end violence

Dec. 4 marks start of First Fridays of prayer, fasting to end violence

| November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Minnesota’s bishops have called for a day of fasting and prayer Dec. 4, the Friday before the Year of Mercy begins Dec. 8. In the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Catholics are asked to continue to pray and fast on the first Fridays of the month through May.

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St. Agnes names new activity center for Father Ubel

St. Agnes names new activity center for Father Ubel

| November 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Former pastor honored by school he helped to keep open.

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13 years of reading by Catholic men’s book club

13 years of reading by Catholic men’s book club

| November 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

Evelyn Waugh, A.J. Cronin, G.K. Chesterton and Flannery O’Connor are just a few of the authors whose books have been read and discussed by the Misfits Catholic men’s book club.

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Books bring Catholic men together

Books bring Catholic men together

| November 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Misfits, a book club for Catholic men, has been going strong for 13 years in Stillwater, MN, offering a unique opportunity for intimate intellectual conversation that starts, at least, with reading mostly classics with moral, ethical and spiritual connections.

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Steps underway to recoup CSA shortfall

Steps underway to recoup CSA shortfall

| November 11, 2015 | 4 Comments

With a $1 million gap between current gifts and its goal, the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation is employing a number of strategies to be able to fully fund 17 ministries in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Father James Zappa, was pastor and actor

Father James Zappa, was pastor and actor

| November 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Along with pastoring a large suburban parish, the priest who is remembered for his kindness was also a regular in the cast at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, playing a cardinal of the Church.

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