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Realizing today may be one’s last day changes how one lives, pope says

Realizing today may be one’s last day changes how one lives, pope says

| Carol Glatz | November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is not morbid to start each day understanding that it may be one’s last, Pope Francis said.

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Care for the dying does not mean obstinately resisting death, pope says

Care for the dying does not mean obstinately resisting death, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

People who are dying must be accompanied with the love of family members and the care of medical professionals, but there is no requirement that every means available must be used to prolong their lives, Pope Francis said.

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Archbishop Hebda invites pilgrims to accompany him to Italy

Archbishop Hebda invites pilgrims to accompany him to Italy

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Hebda is returning to Italy for a pilgrimage Sept. 20-28, 2018, and he has invited Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to accompany him.

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Letters – November 9, 2017

Letters – November 9, 2017

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Checking agendas
‘Above and beyond’

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Butera recalls ‘epiphany moment’ before World Series win with Twins

Butera recalls ‘epiphany moment’ before World Series win with Twins

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before her death in February of 1987, Sal Butera’s mother-in-law told his wife, Gina, that he would play in the World Series that year.

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Catechetical Institute draws people into the story of faith

Catechetical Institute draws people into the story of faith

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Barbara Heil, a Pentecostal pastor, had been looking into auditing a class on Church history at the University of St. Thomas in 2011 when she stumbled upon an unfamiliar institute on its St. Paul campus at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.

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Letters – October 26, 2017

Letters – October 26, 2017

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Urban missionaries?
Engaging lay leadership
Transgender considerations

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Irish folklife expert says Halloween traditions began in Ireland

Irish folklife expert says Halloween traditions began in Ireland

| Sarah Mac Donald | October 21, 2017 | 1 Comment

As the seasonal carving of pumpkins gets underway, an Irish folklife expert said there is evidence that the tradition, which is synonymous with Halloween jack-o-lanterns in the United States, actually began in Ireland.

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Our Lady of Grace School donates desks to Ghana schools

Our Lady of Grace School donates desks to Ghana schools

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Several Catholic schools in Ghana have newer desks and chairs for students and teachers after a shipment came from Our Lady of Grace Catholic School in Edina.

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Western-influenced 19th-century icons on display at Russian Museum of Art

Western-influenced 19th-century icons on display at Russian Museum of Art

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Russian Sacred Art: Connecting Heaven and Earth” opened at the museum Oct. 14. According to the museum’s description of the exhibition, 19th-century icons are the “least well known and appreciated” in Russia’s centuries-old icon tradition.

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What is happening at Mass?

What is happening at Mass?

| Bishop Robert Barron | October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

As many Catholics know, the Second Vatican Council famously referred to the liturgy as the “source and summit of the Christian life.” And following the prompts of the great figures of the liturgical movement in the first half of the twentieth century, the Council Fathers called for a fuller, more conscious, and more active participation in the liturgy on the part of Catholics.

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Letters – October 12, 2017

Letters – October 12, 2017

| October 12, 2017 | 8 Comments

Transgender article marginalizing

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