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Restored bells ring in new era for St. Bernard

Restored bells ring in new era for St. Bernard

| May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bells chiming in St. Bernard’s renovated bell towers since Easter Sunday signal more than sacred times in St. Paul’s North End neighborhood.

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Franciscan Brothers of Peace, other Catholics walk alongside victims of torture

Franciscan Brothers of Peace, other Catholics walk alongside victims of torture

| February 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

Throughout any given week, the Franciscan Brothers of Peace hear the rhythmic plucking of the krar — a lyre-like instrument from east Africa — in their St. Paul friary.

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St. Bernard to welcome Karenni converts at Easter

St. Bernard to welcome Karenni converts at Easter

| Melenie Soucheray | April 6, 2017 | 4 Comments

For more than two dozen Karenni immigrants, April 15 will be significant. During the 7 p.m. Easter Vigil Mass, St. Bernard on St. Paul’s near north side will welcome the teenage-to-octogenarian catechumens into full communion with the Catholic Church.

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