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Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

| February 22, 2018 | 9 Comments

Here are the church regulations for fasting and abstinence during Lent:

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Pope says Paul VI will be declared a saint this year

Pope says Paul VI will be declared a saint this year

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told pastors in the Diocese of Rome that Blessed Paul VI would be canonized this year.

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Church’s Lenten observance dedicated to shooting victims, their families

Church’s Lenten observance dedicated to shooting victims, their families

| Tom Tracy | February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

A parish community less than two miles away and directly impacted by the Feb. 14 school shooting at a Broward County high school is finding new purpose in Lent this year, according to the parish administrator.

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Vatican denies report Pope Benedict has degenerative disease

Vatican denies report Pope Benedict has degenerative disease

| Junno Arocho Esteves | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Vatican denied that retired Pope Benedict XVI has a degenerative neurological disease or paralyzing condition after his brother, 94-year-old Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, told a magazine that Pope Benedict had a debilitating disease.

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From readers – February 8, 2018

From readers – February 8, 2018

| February 8, 2018 | 6 Comments

Out of proportion
Identifying local Church’s suffering

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2018 appeal increases goal, adds new ministry

2018 appeal increases goal, adds new ministry

| February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

This year, the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation is increasing both its fundraising goal and its impact, with the addition of another supported ministry. Rachel’s Vineyard, a ministry for men and women seeking post-abortive healing, is joining the other 17 ministries the annual appeal previously supported in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Valentine’s Day, Ash Wednesday-style

Valentine’s Day, Ash Wednesday-style

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many people looking at their February calendars are doing a double-take with Ash Wednesday falling on Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day.

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From readers – January 25, 2018

From readers – January 25, 2018

| January 25, 2018 | 5 Comments

Weaving the seamless garment
Appreciated call to action

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Ahead of Super Bowl, Catholics partner to ramp up anti-trafficking efforts

Ahead of Super Bowl, Catholics partner to ramp up anti-trafficking efforts

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

For Terry Forliti, a series of traumatic events as a teenager — being raped by her boss, her friend dying in a car accident and her parents’ divorce — spurred heavy drug use that carried into adulthood.

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Catholic tradition an antidote to ‘crisis of meaning’ in sports

Catholic tradition an antidote to ‘crisis of meaning’ in sports

| Jonathan Liedl | January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Feb. 4, the nation’s attention — and, indeed, the attention of many around the world — will be squarely on the Twin Cities, as Super Bowl 52 plays out at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

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Poll shows a strong majority of Americans want restrictions on abortion

Poll shows a strong majority of Americans want restrictions on abortion

| Kurt Jensen | January 18, 2018 | 2 Comments

The annual poll of Americans’ views on abortion sponsored by the Knights of Columbus indicates that more than three-fourths continue to want “significant restrictions” on abortion access, even though a slim majority describe themselves as “pro-choice.”

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Father William Baer dies unexpectedly

Father William Baer dies unexpectedly

| January 14, 2018 | 12 Comments

A funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Jan. 22, followed by an all-night vigil until 7 a.m. Jan. 23 at Transfiguration.

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