Tag: Nativity

St. Augustine inspires new St. Paul bar’s name

St. Augustine inspires new St. Paul bar’s name

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Restaurateur Tony Andersen was preparing to do the legal paperwork to open a bar and bakery in Merriam Park, but was struggling to find a name. He found himself up late with insomnia, the TV on in the background. The show’s topic turned to patron saints in the Catholic Church, and it mentioned St. Augustine of Hippo, describing him as a patron saint of brewers. Andersen’s ears perked up.

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Letters – June 9, 2016

Letters – June 9, 2016

| June 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

Feeling the ‘Bern’
Pray for election
No place for labyrinths
St. Rita deserved more
Altar about-face
BLM has wrong focus

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Rediscover: christmas

Rediscover: christmas

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

-What child is this? Baby’s identity is at heart of season
– Recognizing Jesus
– Touched by an angel
– The day when love came down
– Tips for celebrating Christmas all season long

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Principal knows her kids by name — all 759

Principal knows her kids by name — all 759

| February 1, 2012 | 2 Comments

Nativity principal to be honored with national award for her dedication and service.

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Cr`eches by the hundreds

Cr`eches by the hundreds

| December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Richfield priest’s extensive Nativity collection offers creative way to teach Christmas message

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Many reasons for loving Christmas

Many reasons for loving Christmas

| December 22, 2011

“I love Christmas because on that day, so long ago, love descended from heaven to earth and changed human history forever.”

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Making room for Jesus this Christmas

Making room for Jesus this Christmas

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Our minds are overcrowded with news and information . . . our schedules are overcrowded with things
to do.

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Sacred sites of the Christmas story

Sacred sites of the Christmas story

| Father Michael Van Sloun | December 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Take an Advent journey through the Holy Land

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Imagining Mary: Christmas paintings that open our eyes

Imagining Mary: Christmas paintings that open our eyes

| Christina Capecchi | November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve been shopping for the perfect Christmas card, sifting through Nativity scenes framed in holly berries and bows.

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Pastor asks for prayer after priest charged with sexual misconduct

Pastor asks for prayer after priest charged with sexual misconduct

| March 2, 2011 | 3 Comments

The pastor at Nativity of Our Lord in St. Paul was quick to reach out to parishioners after a priest who had served at the parish was arrested Feb. 17 on charges of sexual contact with an adult woman.

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