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Rediscover: Prayer

Rediscover: Prayer

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

– ‘Prayer isn’t a cosmic vending machine’
– Crashed ice: Where hockey dream ends, faith begins
– How do your best days begin?
– What is prayer? Why should I pray?

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Back to School – 2013

Back to School – 2013

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Neighborhood outreach pays off for Ascension School
– Students and teachers benefit from ‘flipped’ classroom
– AP classes give students jump start on college
– Mahtomedi school is first Catholic IB Primary Years Program in Midwest
– Renting days are numbered for Ave Maria Academy

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Health care professionals retreat

Health care professionals retreat

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Curatio Apostolate of Health Care Professionals presents a three-day retreat for those who work in health care Sept. 13 to 15 at Christ the King Retreat Center in Buffalo.

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Local seminarians put ‘evangelization in action’

Local seminarians put ‘evangelization in action’

| Neil Bakker | August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

This summer, 18 of my brother seminarians and I went out into the streets of the Twin Cities attempting to heed this call from our Lord. We were part of a two-year-old program at St. Paul Seminary entitled “Evangelization in Action” that gets seminarians experience in evangelizing and spreading the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.

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Rediscover: The Local Church

Rediscover: The Local Church

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

– What is a parish? A diocese? Why do we have them?
– Rediscover: initiative transforms mom’s understanding of ‘local Church’
– Toothpicks to heaven
– New website encourages Catholics to share their inspiring faith stories

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Plaque to honor historic St. Joseph Church of Lexington

Plaque to honor historic St. Joseph Church of Lexington

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Friends of St. Joseph Church, formerly in Lexington, will gather at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 18 to unveil a commemorative plaque honoring the now-closed church’s 110-year history.

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The boldness of the Word

The boldness of the Word

| Deacon Joseph Kavuma | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jesus is many times presented as a nice person: kind, compassionate and a ­gentle shepherd.

However, we are reminded this week that Jesus is uncompromising and demanding. God did not send his only Son to entertain us: He came to proclaim and teach the truth, which often collides with our lives.

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Bishops’ Labor Day statement notes growing inequality

Bishops’ Labor Day statement notes growing inequality

| Jason Adkins | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s necessary for the Church’s pastors to remind again both Catholics and society of what it means to put the person and the family at the center of economic life

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Sacrament of reconciliation: Why confess to a priest?

Sacrament of reconciliation: Why confess to a priest?

| August 15, 2013

The answer to the question involves the whole reason behind why Jesus established the Church

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Why faith is indeed a light

Why faith is indeed a light

| Father Robert Barron | August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

In “new” atheist and secularist circles today, faith is regularly ridiculed. It is presented as pre-scientific mumbo jumbo, Bronze Age credulity, the surrender of the intellect, unwarranted submission to authority, etc.

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Memphis songwriter’s life, music grounded in Catholic faith

Memphis songwriter’s life, music grounded in Catholic faith

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eliot Morris to debut new ‘Rediscover’ song in St. Paul Oct. 12

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Chaska guided by faith-filled parks and rec director

Chaska guided by faith-filled parks and rec director

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

It starts with a philosophy of building on the positive. It is easy to apply one’s faith and values in most workplaces in that faith and values are centered on helping others.

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