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Bloomington Poor Clares moving to Rochester after 63 years in archdiocese

Bloomington Poor Clares moving to Rochester after 63 years in archdiocese

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

With an aging community, the Franciscan Poor Clares will move from their Bloomington monastery in February after 63 years in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Local director showing film on Franciscan order’s work

Local director showing film on Franciscan order’s work

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal don’t flinch in the face of the destitute. Daily, the friars serve the ill, homeless, prisoners and prostitutes in poor and dangerous areas.

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Retreat director: Labyrinth prayer ‘a calming, healing process’

Retreat director: Labyrinth prayer ‘a calming, healing process’

| April 21, 2016 | 9 Comments

Conventual Franciscan Brother Bob Roddy, Franciscan Retreats’ director, said the graces he’s received from praying in labyrinths inspired him to commission one for the center’s retreatants.

“I’ve done it many, many times on retreats and find it just a really calming, healing kind of process,” he said. “It’s really an emptying. As you focus on just walking and whatever intention you bring in there, everything else just moves off to the side.”

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St. Gerard Majella’s Father Edward Sabo dies; Franciscan remembered as a happy priest

St. Gerard Majella’s Father Edward Sabo dies; Franciscan remembered as a happy priest

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Franciscan Father Edward Sabo, 72, associate pastor of St. Gerard Majella in Brooklyn Park, died Aug. 22, less than two weeks before he had planned to retire.

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Local Catholics happy to welcome new pope

Local Catholics happy to welcome new pope

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

As his flight to Chicago was boarding on the afternoon of March 13, Jesuit Father Tim Manatt, president of Minneapolis-based Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, was glued to the waiting area monitor showing a still-empty papal balcony before the announcement of the new pope.

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Win-win

Win-win

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Bridget estate sale a positive event for everyone

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