Tag: Sacred Heart

Father Michel remembered as selfless with a heart for Latinos

Father Michel remembered as selfless with a heart for Latinos

| Matthew Davis and Dave Hrbacek | April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

A visitation will be 2-5 p.m. April 9 and 9-10 a.m. April 10 at Sacred Heart. A funeral Mass will be offered at the parish 10 a.m. April 10 followed by burial in Calvary Cemetery in St. Paul.

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Redemption for all is focus of devotion to Sacred Heart

Redemption for all is focus of devotion to Sacred Heart

The Church’s devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus can be traced back to the early Middle Ages, but it took on a more scholarly understanding in 1928 with Pope Pius XII’s encyclical, “Haurietis Aquas,” which encouraged that more attention be given to the biblical, patristic and liturgical sources of this devotion to the pierced heart of Jesus, from which living waters of grace stream forth upon the Church.

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Sacred Heart bids final farewell to Franciscans

Sacred Heart bids final farewell to Franciscans

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Addie Meyers wiped away tears as she described the role the Franciscan friars played at Sacred Heart in St. Paul, where she received her first Communion and later raised her children. Their examples of generosity, poverty and service inspired her daughter to do mission work in Haiti, she said.

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Sacred Heart connects buildings by adding new gathering space

Sacred Heart connects buildings by adding new gathering space

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Father Moorman, 89, served Holy Family

Father Moorman, 89, served Holy Family

| August 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

He was born Aug. 27, 1921, and ordained for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis June 8, 1946.

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Latinos bring ‘life, vitality’ to U.S. Catholic Church

Latinos bring ‘life, vitality’ to U.S. Catholic Church

| April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Catholic Church is at a “critical moment” in its history, said a panelist at a recent conference on immigration and the church. With Latinos making up more than half of U.S. population growth in the past decade, how the church responds to Latino newcomers will largely determine its future success.

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Uprooted: Immigrants recount journey to the U.S.

Uprooted: Immigrants recount journey to the U.S.

| April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Franciscan Father Eugene Michel, pastor at Sacred Heart in St. Paul, has told The Catholic Spirit that he believes many of the people who attend his church are undocumented immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador and other countries.

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Crossing in faith: Immigrant couple describes life in the shadows

Crossing in faith: Immigrant couple describes life in the shadows

| April 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Miguel, 37, and Gabriela, 40, crossed the U.S.-Mexico border unauthorized 10 years ago in search of work and a better future for themselves and their two children, now ages 16 and 10.

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Church’s teaching on immigration explained

Church’s teaching on immigration explained

| March 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

In their 2003 pastoral letter, “Strangers No Longer: Together on the Journey of Hope,” the U.S. bishops applied the Gospel and papal teachings to U.S. immigration policy. The following governing principles as to how the church should respond to immigration policy proposals are explained in the letter:

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Immigration policy ‘unjust,’ says St. Paul pastor

Immigration policy ‘unjust,’ says St. Paul pastor

| March 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Here at Sacred Heart, as I look out over the congregations on Saturday evening and Sunday morning, I wager (something I cannot prove) that some 90-95 percent are undocumented,” Father Eugene wrote in a Feb. 15 e-mail to The Catholic Spirit. (He prefers to use his first name, according to Franciscan tradition.)

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Deacon Thomas Coleman died Jan. 2

Deacon Thomas Coleman died Jan. 2

| January 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Deacon Thomas Coleman, who served Sacred Heart parish in Rob­bins­dale before he retired, died, Jan. 2, after a lengthy illness.

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Two local couples to receive national Catholic education award

Two local couples to receive national Catholic education award

| September 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Two couples from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will receive the Elizabeth Ann Seton Award from the National Catholic Educational Association for their support of Catholic education. The awards will be given Oct. 4 during the 20th annual Seton Awards ceremony at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

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