Tag: St. Joseph the Worker

Maple Grove parish shines purple light on domestic violence

Maple Grove parish shines purple light on domestic violence

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

At night, the windows of St. Joseph the Worker in Maple Grove are glowing purple throughout October. It’s is the color of domestic violence awareness, and it’s among the many ways a parish group aims to highlight the issue during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Parishioners express anger at sex abuse cover-up but reaffirm faith

Parishioners express anger at sex abuse cover-up but reaffirm faith

| Susan Klemond | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Sullivan said he wanted to give parishioners an opportunity to share ideas for solutions, which he planned to pass on to local Church leaders.

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Parishes explore healing circles’ potential for restorative justice

Parishes explore healing circles’ potential for restorative justice

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Speaking from a faith perspective, Geske said the connections participants make “are very much what God calls us to do for one another, and I think the Spirit is present in each circle, because people share their true heart.”

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Catholic media must not fall behind in digital age, pope says

Catholic media must not fall behind in digital age, pope says

In an age when technology is ever-evolving, Catholic news organizations must be willing to adapt to effectively proclaim the Gospel to all, Pope Francis said.

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Keys to fostering encounter with Jesus readily at hand, bishop says

Keys to fostering encounter with Jesus readily at hand, bishop says

| May 22, 2017 | 3 Comments

“The elements that we need to put together a credible witness in our contemporary world are literally before us,” Bishop Frank Caggiano said to ministry leaders in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis May 18.

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Catholics, Muslims share experiences at St. Joseph the Worker

Catholics, Muslims share experiences at St. Joseph the Worker

| January 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

The Muslim-Christian Conversation featured speakers from both the parish and the Northwest Islamic Community Center, plus a chance for participants to sit around tables and talk about their faith traditions and experiences.

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St. Michael couple surprised by joy in the midst of death

St. Michael couple surprised by joy in the midst of death

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Some say there is nothing worse than losing your child.

Laura and Franco Fanucci of St. Joseph the Worker in Maple Grove would agree. Yet, they were shocked to experience joy amid deep grief as they held not one but two dying newborns in a span of 24 hours at the end of February.

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Parish partnerships forge reciprocal relationships

Parish partnerships forge reciprocal relationships

| Kathryn Elliott | October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Bonnie Steele associates the word “charity” with a government food truck. Growing up in North Minneapolis, the truck would pull up, neighbors would crowd each other out to get free food, and Steele remembers feeling ashamed.

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