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Chicago native considers Dunrovin her ‘safe place’

Chicago native considers Dunrovin her ‘safe place’

| June 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Growing up on the south side of Chicago, Dulce Morales said she has learned to duck when she hears gunfire.

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Dunrovin at 50

Dunrovin at 50

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dunrovin Retreat Center celebrates 50 years ministry

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Who are the Christian Brothers?

Who are the Christian Brothers?

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Founded in France by St. John Baptist de La Salle, the De La Salle Christian Brothers established their first permanent U.S. school in Baltimore in 1845. With the goal of “teaching minds and touching hearts,” the religious community is composed only of religious brothers; its founder was its only ordained member.

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Dunrovin once a game preserve

Dunrovin once a game preserve

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the mid-20th century, Catholic high school students were typically required to attend a retreat before graduation, and those attending schools run by Christian Brothers were no exception. The religious community ran several all-male Twin Cities schools, most of which have since merged or closed: Archbishop Brady High School in West St. Paul, Benilde High School in St. Louis Park, Cretin High School in St. Paul, DeLaSalle in Minneapolis, Hill High School in Maplewood and Archbishop Grace High School in Fridley.

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Dunrovin director advances mission of leading youth

Dunrovin director advances mission of leading youth

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

On his morning walks with God through 25 acres of woods at Dunrovin Christian Brothers Retreat Center where he lives and works, Jerome Meeds finds ideas that have made a difference at the Stillwater-area center.

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Retreat center in renaissance of serving youth

Retreat center in renaissance of serving youth

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

On a warm spring afternoon, Nancy Russ sat on a bench, gazing out over the small, tree-lined lake on the grounds of the Dunrovin Christian Brothers Retreat Center near Marine on St. Croix. The only sounds were honking geese and branches rustled by a gentle breeze. A parishioner of St. Joan of Arc in Minneapolis, Russ, 72, said she has been coming to Dunrovin for 18 years and always feels a sense of peace there.

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