Tag: St. Joseph

Army National Guard chaplain, St. Joe pastor reflects on deployment

Army National Guard chaplain, St. Joe pastor reflects on deployment

| Jessica Weinberger | April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

At St. Joseph in West St. Paul, Father Michael Creagan serves as pastor to more than 1,900 families. But his full pastoral duties extend to hundreds more — the men and women of the Minnesota Army National Guard’s 1/34th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, part of the esteemed “Red Bulls.”

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Father Keller remembered for laughter

Father Keller remembered for laughter

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father Lawrence Keller loved to laugh. That’s one thing his niece and caretaker Mary Kehoe recalled about the priest, who died Feb. 12 at age 93.

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St. Joseph a much-needed model for Catholic men

St. Joseph a much-needed model for Catholic men

| Matthew James Christoff | December 17, 2015 | 2 Comments

There is a Catholic “man-crisis.” Many men have quit Catholicism and many fail to practice the faith. Many Catholic men have lost sight of the powerful attractiveness of heroic Catholic manhood.

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Excellence aside, Bethlehem Academy celebrates 150 years of shaping souls

Excellence aside, Bethlehem Academy celebrates 150 years of shaping souls

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The oldest Catholic school in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is gearing up for its 150th anniversary, remembering its humble start as a Dominican school and celebrating academic successes as well as students and faculty guided by their rich tradition of putting others first.

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Overheard – March 27, 2014

Overheard – March 27, 2014

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I ask that you have the grace to be very close to your children, letting them grow, but being by their side. They need you, your presence, to be there, your love!”
— Pope Francis, speaking to fathers present in St. Peter’s Square March 19, the feast of St. Joseph, patron saint of the universal church and Jesus’ earthly father

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Bringing the Christmas spirit to life

Bringing the Christmas spirit to life

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Parishioners and members of several surrounding communities braved temperatures around zero degrees to see a live Nativity performance at St. Joseph in Miesville Dec. 15. The every-other-year event featured three performances with different casts and was followed by a sloppy joe dinner.

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Tending the troops

Tending the troops

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

West St. Paul pastor to serve as National Guard chaplain

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‘To dust you shall return’

‘To dust you shall return’

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Students, parishioners at St. Joseph in Rosemount receive ashes on Ash Wednesday.

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Church’s memorial icon offers blend of East and West

Church’s memorial icon offers blend of East and West

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

It is only fitting that a parish photographer be remembered with an image. In this case, the image is a 5-foot-by-5-foot icon written by local iconographer Debra Korluka of Stillwater.

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New Prague-area Catholics ‘create’ their future

New Prague-area Catholics ‘create’ their future

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Some 50 miles southwest of the See City of St. Paul, a good hour’s drive through picturesque farmland, Catholics are being asked to give up a part of themselves.

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News Notes: Longtime champion for life to retire at end of year

News Notes: Longtime champion for life to retire at end of year

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Also:

– $109,000 goes to Basilica
– DVD marks merger
– Praying for your enemies

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Cretin-Derham Hall golfer above par at school

Cretin-Derham Hall golfer above par at school

| Julie Pfitzinger | August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

At the age of 15, Celia Kuenster has already developed the kind of game that golfers more than three times her age have been striving to achieve on the course for years.

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