Tag: Grandparents

Grandparents say their role has never been more crucial than today

Grandparents say their role has never been more crucial than today

| Sarah Mac Donald | September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catherine Wiley, 71-year-old grandmother of 10, believes the role of grandparents has never been more crucial than today.

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U.S. Supreme Court says travel ban exemption can include grandparents

U.S. Supreme Court says travel ban exemption can include grandparents

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court said grandparents can be included among those who have a “bona fide” relationship with refugees seeking to enter the United States from six majority-Muslim countries under the Trump administration’s temporary travel ban.

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Promote culture of life, inclusion, hope, pope tells grandparents

Promote culture of life, inclusion, hope, pope tells grandparents

| Carol Glatz | November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a world that glorifies physical strength and appearances, grandparents must uphold the values that really matter and bring hope and wisdom to younger generations, Pope Francis said.

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New ministry equips grandparents to pass along the faith

New ministry equips grandparents to pass along the faith

| Susan Klemond | September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carl and Susan Keeney began teaching their granddaughter about the Catholic faith while she lived with them during the first years of her life. The girl is now 10 and the couple, parishioners at St. Vincent de Paul in Brooklyn Park, has continued to teach her. They helped prepare her for baptism this spring, but to their disappointment, the girl’s mother (their former daughter-in-law) wouldn’t allow her to be baptized.

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Grandparents’ love for family manifests in prayer

Grandparents’ love for family manifests in prayer

| Josephine von Dohlen | June 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every Tuesday after the 8:15 Mass, about one dozen grandparents gather in the Marian chapel of Nativity of Our Lord in St. Paul to pray the rosary for their grandchildren.

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Cribbage and the kingdom of heaven

Cribbage and the kingdom of heaven

| Bill Dodds | July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recently, I was teaching my 9-year-old grandson how to play cribbage. I was dusting off a lot of mental cobwebs about the game. We were quite pleased with ourselves.

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