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Father Peterson a major figure in Goodhue for years, ‘would give the shirt off his back’

Father Peterson a major figure in Goodhue for years, ‘would give the shirt off his back’

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father Bruce Peterson became a major spiritual and community leader in the Goodhue area during his many years serving there.

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Catholic Hmong mark 20 years at parish with Easter celebration

Catholic Hmong mark 20 years at parish with Easter celebration

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Story cloths, for Hmong families, are hand-sewn histories.

Colorful threads intricately crafted into tapestries tell of episodes in the lives of mountain village families, how they lived, often how they survived.

Valued as art, story cloths are among the displays in the current exhibit at the Minnesota History Center, “We Are Hmong Minnesota.”

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Three parish mergers move toward formalization

Three parish mergers move toward formalization

| June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Those are: St. Mary of the Purification in Marystown with St. Mary and St. Mark in Shakopee; St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph in Hopkins; and Holy Cross, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Clement and St. Hedwig in northeast Minneapolis.

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Northeast parishes get new priest; KC’s keep chaplain

Northeast parishes get new priest; KC’s keep chaplain

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Father Peter Laird, archdiocesan vicar general and moderator of the curia, was named parochial administrator of St. Boniface and All Saints, both in Minneapolis

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Spend a day on the farm June 26

Spend a day on the farm June 26

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Leon and Nancy Gergen’s pastor, Father Stan Mader, asked them to host this year’s Rural Life Sunday celebration at their Hastings farm, they jumped at the chance.

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RCIA: An end and beginning

RCIA: An end and beginning

| Julie Pfitzinger For The Catholic Spirit | March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

When the 14 members of this year’s Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults class at St. Mark Catholic Church in Shakopee come together at the parish on Easter Vigil, April 23, for full initiation into the church, in some sense it will be the end of their journey, but in many ways, it will be just the beginning.

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