Tag: Charity

From our readers – December 8, 2016

From our readers – December 8, 2016

| December 7, 2016 | 1 Comment

– Priesthood, women and power
– Where’s the charity?

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St. Joseph, Red Wing, nabs max giving in one day

St. Joseph, Red Wing, nabs max giving in one day

| November 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

Parishioners at St. Joseph in Red Wing make Give to the Max Day one festive event, which has paid off with a second-straight finish in the top 10 for the statewide one-day giving push. St. Joseph finished sixth this year Nov. 17 with $127,766.13 from 69 gifts.

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Dealing with ‘twin sins’ of despair and presumption

Dealing with ‘twin sins’ of despair and presumption

| Father Michael Schmitz | February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Q. You’ve spoken about God’s love before and how it is important to know that God will never stop loving us. But my issue is that I teach young people who seem to think that, since God loves them, it doesn’t matter how they live.

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Bringing Christ to the caucus

Bringing Christ to the caucus

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | February 17, 2016 | 2 Comments

Venturing into the political realm today can be an unappealing prospect. Sometimes it seems that American politics appeals to our base fears and prejudices, while advancing only the special interests of a powerful few.

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Blankets of love

Blankets of love

| December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Women gather at Hastings parish to bring warmth to those in need

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Known for charity, local Order of Malta helping Bethlehem hospital

Known for charity, local Order of Malta helping Bethlehem hospital

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Marie Hansen, a parishioner of the Cathedral of St. Paul, says that an earthquake in Haiti in 2010 led her to join a group commonly known as the Order of Malta, a worldwide Catholic order with about 10,000 members, 1,800 of whom reside in the U.S.

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Papal surprise: Mary Jo Copeland to meet Pope Francis in Washington

Papal surprise: Mary Jo Copeland to meet Pope Francis in Washington

| September 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mary Jo Copeland, 73, who founded Sharing and Caring Hands in 1985, will meet the pontiff in person, along with her husband, Dick, and Bishop Andrew Cozzens.

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Turkey store gives $10K to St. Vincent de Paul Center to fight hunger

Turkey store gives $10K to St. Vincent de Paul Center to fight hunger

| August 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

In an effort to combat hunger in its community, the Jennie O Turkey Store Faribault manufacturing plant donated $10,000 to the city’s St. Vincent de Paul Center Aug. 13. The Catholic-based, volunteer-run charitable organization provides food, clothing, furniture and financial aid to people in need.

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Light in a dark world

Light in a dark world

| Jean Stolpestad | July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recently I read an article that began “marriage is not for you!” I have to admit that line really grabbed my attention. As I continued, the premise of the article emerged: Marriage isn’t about what the individual receives but rather what a person gives.

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Eucharistic devotion should draw faithful to charity, community

Eucharistic devotion should draw faithful to charity, community

| Johan van Parys | June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year we celebrate the solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ on June 7. At the Basilica of St. Mary, we will mark the day with the celebration of the Eucharist, a eucharistic procession followed by benediction, and an invitation to participate in “Bread for the World.”

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A good beer: Finnegans celebrates 15 years of feeding the hungry

A good beer: Finnegans celebrates 15 years of feeding the hungry

| March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

In the purchase and subsequent consumption of what’s playfully dubbed “Irish Holy Water,” fans of Finnegans beer are feeding the hungry in Minnesota, which has included clients of Catholic Charities in the past.

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Charity, transparency at heart of Catholic Services Appeal

Charity, transparency at heart of Catholic Services Appeal

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Turmoil.”

That’s how Tim Healy described the atmosphere surrounding the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis a year ago, as allegations of child sexual abuse by members of local clergy surfaced, and media stories quoted Catholics who described diminished trust in archdiocesan leadership.

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