Tag: Mendota Heights

Visitation Monastery in Mendota Heights to close

Visitation Monastery in Mendota Heights to close

| Christina Capecchi | December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sisters’ influence to remain central to mission of Visitation School

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Catholic Cemeteries to offer ‘natural burial’ option starting in fall

Catholic Cemeteries to offer ‘natural burial’ option starting in fall

| May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Natural burial or “green burial” takes different variations, but aims to unite the body with the earth using little if any fossil fuel or non-biodegradable materials.

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Congratulations, 2017 graduates

Congratulations, 2017 graduates

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit is highlighting three students who credit their Catholic education with providing opportunities to help them learn about the world, serve others and grow in their faith.

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Lifelong Vis student faces health challenges with community by her side

Lifelong Vis student faces health challenges with community by her side

| Anne Fredrickson | May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

“I’ve been very grateful that I was raised in a faith-filled community, because it’s been really helpful to have my faith to turn back to. Many times when I’ve wondered why this is happening to me, I’ve always been able to turn to God, to know he has a plan and is looking over me,” Daniewicz said.

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St. Thomas Academy fires teacher over text messages to students

St. Thomas Academy fires teacher over text messages to students

| May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic, all-male college preparatory military high school in Mendota Heights learned of the text messages May 8 and terminated Kristin Vanyo May 9.

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Cadets capture first Class A crown in boys soccer

Cadets capture first Class A crown in boys soccer

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights captured the Class A state boys soccer title Nov. 3 at U.S. Bank Stadium. Senior defender Devin Kennedy clinched St. Thomas Academy’s first state boys soccer championship with a penalty kick. STA prevailed 1-0 over Northfield in double overtime at US Bank Stadium.

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Father Pilaczynski served St. Thomas Academy many years

Father Pilaczynski served St. Thomas Academy many years

| September 7, 2016 | 2 Comments

Father John Pilaczynski of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, a longtime priest and educator at St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, died Aug. 27 in San Antonio, Texas, at age 84.

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Social justice comes alive at Visitation School

Social justice comes alive at Visitation School

| Christina Capecchi | February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Catholic call to social justice presents a thrilling adventure, and when presented the right way, teenagers embrace it wholeheartedly.

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Accepting the challenge

Accepting the challenge

| December 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Jessie Wyatt, left, a senior at Convent of the Visitation School in Mendota Heights, reacts after placing a basketball on a structure built by students during the school’s engineering challenge Dec. 3.

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