Tag: Oblates

Father Dummer, 76, ministered three years at Buffalo retreat house

Father Dummer, 76, ministered three years at Buffalo retreat house

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

His ministry took him from Tijuana, Mexico, to Sisseton, South Dakota. Of the places he served, his favorite was a parish in Juneau, Alaska.

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Christ the King director named U.S. Oblate provincial

Christ the King director named U.S. Oblate provincial

| May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Studer will serve in the new role, announced April 27, for the next three years at the order’s provincial headquarters in Belleville, Illinois.

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Anchorage archbishop calls childhood parish his ‘spiritual home’

Anchorage archbishop calls childhood parish his ‘spiritual home’

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

With a rousing rendition of the Polish song, “Sto lat,” which translates to “100 years,” parishioners at St. Casimir in St. Paul rose to their feet and showered affection upon Archbishop Roger Schwietz, the retired archbishop of Anchorage, Alaska, who returned to the parish of his upbringing to concelebrate Mass with pastor Father Michael Powell and Archbishop Bernard Hebda.

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Religious community associates adopt charism, not vows

Religious community associates adopt charism, not vows

| Terry Griep | November 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

The majority of Twin Cities’ Catholics have not been called to vowed consecrated life. Yet, many lay men and women have sought — and found — a robust spiritual life by formally associating with professed religious men and women.

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Names released of seven Oblate priests accused of sexual abuse

Names released of seven Oblate priests accused of sexual abuse

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the July 7 release of the names of seven Oblate priests credibly accused of abuse, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis reached out to the parishes where the men served to show support and assistance for parishioners and any victims/survivors who may come forward.

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An addiction to comfort

An addiction to comfort

| Father Ron Rolheiser | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

I look at my own life and see far too much in the way of an addiction to comfort and safety.

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