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Eucharistic procession sends message of hope, participants say

Eucharistic procession sends message of hope, participants say

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

About 200 Catholics of all ages processed in Minneapolis from the University of St. Thomas Law School Chapel to the Basilica of St. Mary June 7 with the Eucharist on the feast of Corpus Christi, which celebrates the real presence of Jesus.

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Following criminal charges, archdiocese affirms commitment to protecting children

Following criminal charges, archdiocese affirms commitment to protecting children

| June 5, 2015

Officials of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis affirmed its commitment to protecting children and pledged to continue to work with an ongoing investigation after the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office criminally charged the organization for failing to protect children. The charges allege the archdiocese contributed to the harm of three minors sexually abused by former priest Curtis Wehmeyer.

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Retiring priests reflect on varied service to local Church

Retiring priests reflect on varied service to local Church

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sitting at the rectory table where he sits every morning as he says his prayers and watches the sun come up over the St. Croix River, Father Jerome Keiser reminisced back 44 years to his final year at the St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul.

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Archdiocesan Marriage Day June 6 celebrates the sacrament

Archdiocesan Marriage Day June 6 celebrates the sacrament

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Couples celebrating 25 and 50 years of wedded life during 2015 will be honored in a special way at 10 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul that day with Archbishop John Nienstedt presiding. June 6 is also opening day of a special centennial exhibit, “100 Years of Marriage at the Cathedral of St. Paul.”

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Notice of claims filing deadline hits local, regional, U.S. press

Notice of claims filing deadline hits local, regional, U.S. press

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has scheduled notices of an important claim filing deadline to run in local, regional and national publications.

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MCC: As end of session nears, still time to act

MCC: As end of session nears, still time to act

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

As a May 18 deadline to finalize a state budget looms, Minnesota legislators continue to work on a number of bills that the Minnesota Catholic Conference has weighed in on during the session. Jason Adkins, executive director and general counsel for the Minnesota Catholic Conference, said now is a “crucial juncture” on all the bills.

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Why is the Passion read on Palm Sunday and is organ donation OK?

Why is the Passion read on Palm Sunday and is organ donation OK?

| Father Kenneth Doyle | April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Q. I have always wondered why we read the Passion during Palm Sunday services. Palm Sunday is a day of rejoicing and jubilation, as we remember Jesus riding into Jerusalem amid throngs of cheering people.

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Inspired by brother, St. Hubert student asks classmates to be ‘voice’ for people living with autism

Inspired by brother, St. Hubert student asks classmates to be ‘voice’ for people living with autism

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

How others view and treat people with autism seemed to Taylor Laube “a problem that needed to be fixed,” the sixth grader at St. Hubert School in Chanhassen explained.

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Take Easter beyond egg hunts and into everyday life

Take Easter beyond egg hunts and into everyday life

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was the pinnacle of a Triduum made difficult by my 18-month-old. My husband and I spent Holy Thursday taking turns walking with him in our parish’s narthex, and on Good Friday I held him as he slept, unable to kneel or stand with the rest of the congregation.

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Papal honor

Papal honor

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thomas Schulzetenberg, a 2005 University of St. Thomas graduate and former parishioner of St. Peter in North St. Paul read the second reading in English at the Easter papal Mass April 5.

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Commitment to helping families a draw for St. Albert parishioner attending World Meeting, papal visit

Commitment to helping families a draw for St. Albert parishioner attending World Meeting, papal visit

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jeannine Backstrom has cleared her calendar for the fourth week in September, when she and her husband, Gregg, will join Catholics from around the world in Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families — an event that includes Mass with Pope Francis.

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Jericho March

Jericho March

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Judy Beaudry of St. Michael in St. Michael and president of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women’s Northwest deanery holds up a pro-life message at the Jericho March in front of Planned Parenthood in St. Paul March 24.

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