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Pacem in Terris hermitages offer silence, seclusion

Pacem in Terris hermitages offer silence, seclusion

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

People who make individual retreats in Pacem in Terris’ hermitages make a free-will donation, but the center gets “spiritual paychecks” in the form of letters from former “hermits” that describe their stories and experiences, said Tim Drake, executive director.

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Consistently anti-nuke: Pope continues papal pleas for disarmament

Consistently anti-nuke: Pope continues papal pleas for disarmament

| Cindy Wooden | November 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

More than two years before the first atomic bomb was dropped, Pope Pius XII warned of the “catastrophic” consequences that could come from using the discovery of nuclear fission to create weapons.

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Catholic philanthropist remembered for integrity in business, generosity to Church

Catholic philanthropist remembered for integrity in business, generosity to Church

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Faith in God, not altruistic ideals, shaped the life of Wayzata business leader and philanthropist David Koch, Father Michael Van Sloun said at his funeral Mass Jan. 9. The retired Graco Inc. chief executive officer and board chairman died Jan. 1 at age 84.

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‘Pacem in Terris:’ Reflections after 50 years

‘Pacem in Terris:’ Reflections after 50 years

| Elliot Huss | April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pope John XXIII’s encyclical letter, “Pacem in Terris,” it is fitting we revisit a text that has such great relevance for us in contemporary society.

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A place for peace

A place for peace

| April 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

What better place than the Holy Land to discern your next step in life?

That’s what Shirley Wanchena of St. Louis Park decided back in 1977, shortly after her husband, Victor, had died after a six-year battle with heart disease.

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Bow making hobby brings spiritual benefits to seminarian

Bow making hobby brings spiritual benefits to seminarian

| October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Something happens to Jake Anderson when the leaves change colors in the fall. This year, it occurred while on retreat at Pacem in Terris retreat center near St. Francis earlier this month.

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