Tag: Faith

Immaculate Conception principal honored with NCEA award

Immaculate Conception principal honored with NCEA award

| Jessica Weinberger | January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Five years ago, enrollment at Immaculate Conception School in the first-ring suburb of Columbia Heights was at a record low, and its future was unclear. Veteran educator and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church parishioner Jane Bona joined a committee to help evaluate the viability of the school and walked away with a new title – principal.

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In college town, St. Dominic touts faith and formation

In college town, St. Dominic touts faith and formation

| January 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

In education-minded Northfield, Minnesota, the Catholic grade school competes with small class sizes and a focus on student progress throughout the year, not just at report card time.

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New initiative aims to make Catholic men ‘watchmen’

New initiative aims to make Catholic men ‘watchmen’

| Jonathan Liedl | January 15, 2016 | 27 Comments

“Our goal is incredibly aggressive,” said Matthew Christoff, who began writing the “Catholic Watchmen” column for The Catholic Spirit in November. “The vision is that every single man [in the archdiocese] who calls himself a Catholic will have received a personal appeal to join the Catholic Watchmen.”

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Maplewood parish to host eucharistic miracles exhibit

Maplewood parish to host eucharistic miracles exhibit

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Vatican-approved exhibit of 126 eucharistic miracles from around the world will be at St. Jerome Church in Maplewood from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 13-16.

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Families share how they make their homes reflect their faith

Families share how they make their homes reflect their faith

| September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The World Meeting of Families will be held for the first time in the U.S. in Philadelphia Sept. 22-25 with the aim of strengthening families in America and across the globe. Under the theme “Love is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive,” the four-day “congress” intends to deepen the Church’s understanding of the family and its challenges, and provide tools to build up what “Lumen Gentium” — a principal document of the Second Vatican Council — calls “the domestic Church.” Throughout the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Catholic families are making daily efforts to build their own domestic Churches through prayer, charity and intentional living. The Catholic Spirit invited local Catholics to share their efforts to make their homes Catholic homes. The following are in their own words.

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Brother-artist reflects with religious on beauty, prayer

Brother-artist reflects with religious on beauty, prayer

| Bridget Ryder | September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Creativity about the process, not the product

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Faith and fiesta merge at Dia de La Familia

Faith and fiesta merge at Dia de La Familia

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Music, Mass, food and fun were all part of a special day to celebrate the culture of Latino Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Steubenville conferences fuel young people in the faith

Steubenville conferences fuel young people in the faith

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Steubenville North summer 2015 conference continues through July 26 on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas.

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Cling to Jesus, not earthly goods, for eternal life

Cling to Jesus, not earthly goods, for eternal life

| Deacon Matthew Northenscold | July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Living in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, it’s easy to place our confidence in a well-stocked pantry, or ultimately, a healthy bank account. It is easy to place our confidence in the things we have, rather than in God, who has given them to us.

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Faith comes alive at Archdiocesan Youth Day

Faith comes alive at Archdiocesan Youth Day

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Photos from Archdiocesan Youth Day 2014

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Columnist combines sports and religion to awaken the spiritual

Columnist combines sports and religion to awaken the spiritual

| John Rosengren | September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

In his new book “Faith On First,” a collection of his religion columns that originally appeared in the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press, Charles Honey’s dual passions for religion and sports converge in these columns, where he turns a benevolent eye toward both.

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Dad’s heroism on the bridge through the eyes of his daughter

Dad’s heroism on the bridge through the eyes of his daughter

| July 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

St. Thomas grad hopes to carry family faith legacy in role as campus minister at U of M

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