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Near Waverly, Rural Life Sunday gives glimpse of farming as way of life

Near Waverly, Rural Life Sunday gives glimpse of farming as way of life

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Kenneth O’Hotto, pastor of St. Mary in Waverly, immediately knew who to call when asked to host Rural Life Sunday, an annual celebration of rural life in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Bishop Cozzens, faith leaders call for keeping immigrant families together, free

Bishop Cozzens, faith leaders call for keeping immigrant families together, free

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens said that it’s important for people to recognize that immigrants “are seeking the same thing that [our] ancestors came here seeking” at a June 26 press conference at the Minnesota State Capitol.

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High court rules against unions in dues case; USCCB had backed labor

High court rules against unions in dues case; USCCB had backed labor

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

By a 5-4 majority, the Supreme Court declared June 27 that one of its rulings from 1977 was “wrongly decided” and overruled it, in a case on whether public-sector unions could continue to make nonmembers pay fair-share fees not related to the unions’ lobbying and political efforts.

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Court says requirements on pregnancy centers violate free speech

Court says requirements on pregnancy centers violate free speech

| June 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 June 26 that a California law that placed requirements on crisis pregnancy centers that oppose abortion violated the First Amendment.

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Conference guides teachers to help ‘exceptional learners’

Conference guides teachers to help ‘exceptional learners’

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Teachers and principals from almost every Catholic grade school in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis gathered June 20-21 to explore educating learners on both ends of the learning spectrum.

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Archbishop calls priests to be men for others

Archbishop calls priests to be men for others

| April 7, 2017 | 2 Comments

Preaching to the priests of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for the Chrism Mass, Archbishop Bernard Hebda expressed the importance living like oil.

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St. Thérèse drama coming to Rogers parish

St. Thérèse drama coming to Rogers parish

| April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mary Queen of Peace will host “Thérèse: The Story of a Soul” enacted by Dallas-based actress Audrey Ahern April 22, the vigil of Divine Mercy Sunday, at the parish’s St. Martin campus. The drama paints a realistic and human picture of the saint’s life.

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Parishes power Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

Parishes power Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

For Jake Lynch, 82, March is now filled with transporting donated baskets of food weekly from St. Edward to Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People, a Bloomington food shelf, as part of the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. The Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches-sponsored campaign aids 300 food shelves statewide with food and funding each March.

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Second chances bring former Catholic school students Floyd, Hageman to Super Bowl LI

Second chances bring former Catholic school students Floyd, Hageman to Super Bowl LI

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

A former Catholic school student from both cities will suit up for opposing sides Feb. 5 in Houston as the New England Patriots (16-2) and Atlanta Falcons (13-5) clash for the Lombardi Trophy. Minneapolis native and Falcons defensive end Ra’Shede Hageman attended Our Lady of Peace in Minneapolis for middle school. Patriots wide receiver and St. Paul native Michael Floyd went to Cretin-Derham Hall for high school in St. Paul.

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Archbishop Hebda encourages homework in uniting Catholics and Lutherans

Archbishop Hebda encourages homework in uniting Catholics and Lutherans

| January 25, 2017 | 13 Comments

Speaking at an ecumenical prayer service Jan. 22, Archbishop Bernard Hebda exhorted the congregation of Catholics and Lutherans to keep working for unity in light of last October’s joint statement in Lund, Sweden.

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Archbishop Hebda to preach at prayer service for Reformation’s 500th anniversary

Archbishop Hebda to preach at prayer service for Reformation’s 500th anniversary

| January 20, 2017 | 67 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda will represent the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for an ecumenical prayer service Jan. 22 in recognition of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary.

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Pastors’ parish snapshot survey gives priests a barometer for service

Pastors’ parish snapshot survey gives priests a barometer for service

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

With the work of Father Mike Tix and five other pastors in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, the archdiocese now has a web survey for pastors to get a snapshot of their parish. After a conversation between Father Tix and Deacon Rip Riordan about the idea, Father Tix gathered a pilot and development group of pastors to form the survey in 2016.

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