Tag: St. Vincent de Paul

Modern adoption: Birth mothers stay connected to children

Modern adoption: Birth mothers stay connected to children

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Kate Gillen walks down the aisle on her wedding day next June at St. Vincent de Paul in Brooklyn Park, the son whom she placed for adoption as a college freshman will be there with a special role.

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Local Hmong Catholic appointed to USCCB subcommittee

Local Hmong Catholic appointed to USCCB subcommittee

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yang said it’s his job “to be a liaison for the Hmong ministry, to communicate from a national perspective and pastoral ministry perspective to the Hmong Catholic community.”

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Early Catholic Family Life teaches preschoolers, unites parents

Early Catholic Family Life teaches preschoolers, unites parents

| Susan Klemond | March 30, 2017 | 2 Comments

Developed in 2000 by a couple in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Early Catholic Family Life offers a way for children to learn about God with their first educators of the faith — their parents — who, in turn, build relationships and get support and ideas from other parents, say co-founders Alan and Joanne Foley.

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Catholic school pre-K programs fuel enrollment growth

Catholic school pre-K programs fuel enrollment growth

| October 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

Preschool programs popping up at Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have boosted enrollment. After years of decline, kindergarten through eighth-grade Catholic schools bounced back from an average loss of 800 students per year over the past three to four years, according to the Catholic Schools Center of Excellence. This year, schools increased total enrollment by 20-some students.

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Turkey store gives $10K to St. Vincent de Paul Center to fight hunger

Turkey store gives $10K to St. Vincent de Paul Center to fight hunger

| August 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

In an effort to combat hunger in its community, the Jennie O Turkey Store Faribault manufacturing plant donated $10,000 to the city’s St. Vincent de Paul Center Aug. 13. The Catholic-based, volunteer-run charitable organization provides food, clothing, furniture and financial aid to people in need.

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St. Vincent de Paul to expand parish cemetery

St. Vincent de Paul to expand parish cemetery

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Vincent de Paul in Brooklyn Park will celebrate the dedication of an addition to the parish cemetery with a 9 a.m. Mass on Memorial Day, May 26.

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Two parishes to become one, three times over on Jan. 1

Two parishes to become one, three times over on Jan. 1

| December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

After a year of tears and celebrations, planning and action, six parishes in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will legally and canonically become three parishes on Sunday, Jan. 1.

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