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Having withstood wind and fire, Shakopee church marks 150 years

Having withstood wind and fire, Shakopee church marks 150 years

| November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

St. Mark church in Shakopee underwent renovations in the 2000s — twice. In 2005, a fire broke out in the church during a renovation project, decimating the inside of the sanctuary. The damage was repaired, and the church continues to serve Catholics in the Shakopee area as it marks its 150th anniversary.

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Dramatic Shakopee Passion play continues strong run

Dramatic Shakopee Passion play continues strong run

| February 22, 2018 | 2 Comments

Father Erik Lundgren has grown accustomed to parishioners and community members asking about his growing beard and long hair.

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Faith flavors new Mexican restaurant in Edina

Faith flavors new Mexican restaurant in Edina

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Their restaurant decor includes a large wall display with a priest biretta, various, a statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe and historic photos with clergy from St. Mark in Shakopee, which merged in 2011 with St. Mary in Shakopee and St. Mary of the Purification in Marystown to form Sts. Joachim and Anne.

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Pokémon Go — or no? Parish response mixed

Pokémon Go — or no? Parish response mixed

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Behind the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul, visitors will find a small courtyard with a bronze statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe. It’s a place to pray and reflect — or earn “gear” for Pokémon Go, the mobile app that launched July 6 and has quickly surpassed other popular apps, including Twitter, Netflix and Spotify.

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