Tag: Charity

Pay It Forward projects to benefit those in need of food, water, joy

Pay It Forward projects to benefit those in need of food, water, joy

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Three finalists have been chosen for this year’s Catholic Spirit Pay It Forward for Lent initiative, which is based on the New Testament parable of the three stewards who each were given money to manage and grow. Each of the three groups will receive $100 to grow for its chosen project during Lent. The recipients are:

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Our Lord offers sure avenue to restore sanctifying grace, charity

Our Lord offers sure avenue to restore sanctifying grace, charity

| Deacon Luke Marquard | January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

You won’t be alone if your mind turns to the sacrament of marriage during Sunday’s second reading. This portion of St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians (12:31 to 13:13) is among the more popular of our wedding texts.

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When it comes to charitable contributions, don’t forget your parish

When it comes to charitable contributions, don’t forget your parish

| Father Paul Jarvis | January 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

It’s 1:58 a.m., Saturday — early early morning or late late night.

I just returned home from an emergency visit to a hospital. The family of a patient was concerned that their loved one might be dying in the next few days. And so they naturally called their priest.

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Charity in action

Charity in action

| November 8, 2012

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development complements the Church’s many charitable programs in seeking to meet the needs of the poor

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Girl with ‘giving heart’ makes a difference for kids in need

Girl with ‘giving heart’ makes a difference for kids in need

| July 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

Eight-year-old’s vision leads to creation of Simon Says Give charity

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – April 12, 2012

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – April 12, 2012

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

“This is what happens in a good confession: You take off your dirty rags — your sins — receive the bath of mercy and rise ‘clothed in the garments of salvation, covered with the robe of righteousness.’”
— Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the papal household, quoting from the Book of Isaiah during his homily at the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion in St. Peter’s Basilica April 6

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Providence player scores 1,000 for charity

Providence player scores 1,000 for charity

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

After hearing that she was approaching 1,000 points, “Her immediate reaction to me was, ‘Oh, we don’t want to make a big deal out of that. I don’t score unless I have teammates that pass me the ball.’

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St. Vincent de Paul thrift store welcoming assistance following robbery

St. Vincent de Paul thrift store welcoming assistance following robbery

| Susan Klemond | February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thieves stole nearly $1,000 from the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s south Minneapolis thrift store early on Jan. 30 after making a large hole through one of the store’s outer brick walls.

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Old toys get new life

Old toys get new life

| December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nativity of Mary School in Bloomington’s two fourth-grade classes collected used toys from other students to donate to the MORE Multicultural School for Empowerment

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How would you spend $1,000?

How would you spend $1,000?

| December 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

St. Agnes students learn more about charitable giving thanks to one couple’s generosity

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‘Amahl’ to feature top-notch talent and artistry

‘Amahl’ to feature top-notch talent and artistry

| Kathryn Elliott | November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Amahl and the Night Visitors,” a one-act Christmas season opera sung in English, centers on the story of Amahl, a poor, crippled shepherd boy living with his widowed mother. One night, the boy and his mother find the Three Kings knocking at their door. It is a story of how faith, charity, unselfish love and good deeds can work miracles.

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Charity care still priority, despite cuts to hospitals

Charity care still priority, despite cuts to hospitals

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

A bruised but brave Thao Nguyen, 14, met with The Catholic Spirit less than 24 hours after Dr. Joseph Skow performed plastic surgery on her face at St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul.

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