Tag: Children

Saint Therese of Woodbury residents give back through Kuddles for Kids

Saint Therese of Woodbury residents give back through Kuddles for Kids

| Debbie Musser | December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The activities calendar at Saint Therese of Woodbury can make your head spin.
There’s bingo, movie night, stretch and flex, knitting club, Mass, manicures, pet therapy, coloring, Bible study, sundaes on Sunday, and dozens of additional offerings for residents of the long-term, transitional and memory care communities as well as independent and assisted living neighborhoods.
One special activity has a growing following: Kuddles for Kids.

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Pope calls on leaders, tech giants to protect children online

Pope calls on leaders, tech giants to protect children online

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

While digital technologies have led to advancements in communication and education, they also have led to the exploitation of children on the internet, Pope Francis said.

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Wisconsin couple says adoption is a blessing, gift and ‘roller coaster of emotions’

Wisconsin couple says adoption is a blessing, gift and ‘roller coaster of emotions’

| Benjamin Wideman | November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

After David and Maria Schuette got married in 2015, they wanted a family right away, but months later they found out that infertility issues would likely prevent them from having children of their own.

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The ministry of making room

The ministry of making room

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our family learned this summer that we are expecting a baby in March — due on the feast of the Annunciation. A delightful date to think of welcoming another child.

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Explaining death to children through lens of faith

Explaining death to children through lens of faith

| Susan Klemond | February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

When “Grandma Betty” died more than a year ago, John and Heidi Flanagan did their best to answer the questions of their three children age 6 and younger and prepare them for their beloved family friend’s funeral.

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Gift of baptism is to be cherished, pope says at audience

Gift of baptism is to be cherished, pope says at audience

Children have a right to be brought up in the Christian faith, Pope Francis said.

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‘Is my dad in heaven?’ little boy asks pope

‘Is my dad in heaven?’ little boy asks pope

| Cindy Wooden | April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

After circling a massive, crumbling public housing complex on the outskirts of Rome, Pope Francis had an emotional encounter with the neighborhood’s children.

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Doggone it, kids are great

Doggone it, kids are great

| Greg Erlandson | March 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

My wife and I have taken to watching the population boom of dogs in commercials. Have you noticed they are everywhere? Dogs are the new children, but better groomed.

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How to hold doubt and grow faith

How to hold doubt and grow faith

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

One Sunday after Mass when I was 13 years old, I told my dad that I wasn’t sure if I believed that Jesus was really in the Eucharist.

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Pope prays for world’s suffering children on Christmas

Pope prays for world’s suffering children on Christmas

| Cindy Wooden | December 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Those who recognize the Lord in the baby Jesus in the manger also should recognize his presence in children suffering today because of war, poverty and immigration, Pope Francis said.

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St. Joseph Workers make spirits bright while honing leadership skills

St. Joseph Workers make spirits bright while honing leadership skills

| Susan Klemond | December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Joseph Worker Program participant Kiki Sykes knows by name the children she serves at the nonprofit Jeremiah Program, and she also knows that the ones experiencing poverty might not receive what they’re wishing for this Christmas.

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Catholic Charities to end two longtime services

Catholic Charities to end two longtime services

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the coming months, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis will close its Seton Prenatal Clinic and cease its adoption program.

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