Tag: Office of Marriage Family and Life

Pope to young people: 13 questions to make voices heard in Rome

Pope to young people: 13 questions to make voices heard in Rome

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before youth and young-adult themed synod, the Pope wishes to hear from youth around the world via a Vatican-produced survey sent to all dioceses. Survey results will be processed at the Vatican in time for the 2018 synod. Young people ages 18-30 can take the survey at archspm.org/youngadultvoices

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Women honored for life-giving sacrifice

Women honored for life-giving sacrifice

| Gretchen Traylor for The Catholic Spirit | October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

My lifelong dear friend, also known as my “other brother Mark (Claesgens),” and his sister and I grew up like siblings, as our adoptive parents were close friends.

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Infertility event will combine education, support, faith

Infertility event will combine education, support, faith

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Panel members include couples who have experienced infertility, doctor, adoption expert and priest

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Evening of reflection focuses on women’s gifts to the Church

Evening of reflection focuses on women’s gifts to the Church

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | August 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

“It is to the fullness of what it means to be a woman that the Church calls us to bring not only our natural capacity to attend the needs of others but to offer our wisdom, our strength, our love — indeed everything that we are to aid humanity in not falling.”

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Widow’s day of reflection set for June 29

Widow’s day of reflection set for June 29

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The third annual Widow’s Day of Reflection: Hope Rekindled will be held June 29 at Our Lady of Grace in Edina.

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Joy confirmed

Joy confirmed

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mackenzie Willits of Holy Name of Jesus in Medina shares a moment of joy with Bishop Lee Piché after the Annual Mass for Persons with Disabilities Sept. 9 at the St. Paul Seminary.

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Chastity speaker challenges youth to higher standard

Chastity speaker challenges youth to higher standard

| September 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

American culture would have you believe that teen chastity is an oxymoron and that sexual purity among the young is unattainable.

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Archdiocese names 2012 Champions for Life winners

Archdiocese names 2012 Champions for Life winners

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The annual Champions for Life Award winners will be honored at a luncheon Oct. 18 at St. Peter in Mendota. The awards, given by the Archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life, recognize the pro-life activities and achievements of Catholics in the archdiocese. Winners were named in five categories this year.

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Archdiocese names new Marriage, Family and Life director

Archdiocese names new Marriage, Family and Life director

| April 17, 2012 | 4 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has hired Jean Stolpestad as director of the Office of Marriage, Family and Life.

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Lenten Women’s retreat Feb. 25

Lenten Women’s retreat Feb. 25

| February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Finding Christ in the Desert,” is the topic of the annual Women’s Retreat sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life.

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Youth trip planned to national March for Life

Youth trip planned to national March for Life

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

The archdiocesan Office for Marriage, Family and Life is organizing a trip to Washington, D.C., for high school students to participate in the annual March for Life. The trip, which runs from Jan. 21 to 25, will include the march, a day at the Students for Life Conference and a day visiting historical sites.

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She loves to make them smile

She loves to make them smile

| Susan Klemond - For The Catholic Spirit | September 22, 2010 | 2 Comments

Of all the kids she encounters at Burnsville High School, Patti Durham has gotten to know some special ones.

During the past five years, she’s spent her study hall time at school working with severely handicapped peers, who, she said, have shown her more about what it means to be pro-life.

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