Tag: University of St. Thomas

Theologian: Food ‘God’s love made delicious’

Theologian: Food ‘God’s love made delicious’

| October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

In order to live in the fullness of creation, humans need to participate in God’s gardening ways with the world, which is why the Book of Genesis recounts that Adam was asked to “till and keep the garden,” Wirzba said. That command occurred before the fall, and it was not an assignment to drudgery or a punishment, he said, “because it’s through gardening that we understand the world.”

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UST grad leverages engineering skill to help Senegalese women farm

UST grad leverages engineering skill to help Senegalese women farm

| Anne Fredrickson | August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

For many college seniors, the culmination of their studies is acing an exam, presenting a research paper or creating a capstone project. For 2018 University of St. Thomas graduate Bridget Gerenz, it was traveling to Senegal in May to see her engineering work in action in farm fields where women thresh millet.

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Panel: Relationship between common good and business is critical

Panel: Relationship between common good and business is critical

| Susan Klemond | June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Martin Schlag, Ryan Institute director and conference organizer, said that the common good is more than a “sum” of individual goods — it includes a “life in common.”

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Sowers of Justice explores roots, state of housing discrimination

Sowers of Justice explores roots, state of housing discrimination

| February 16, 2018 | 1 Comment

Segregating African-Americans by neighborhood in the Twin Cities goes back at least to the early 1900s.

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Ahead of his Feb. 15 death, Catholic Studies founder Don Briel reflected on dying well

Ahead of his Feb. 15 death, Catholic Studies founder Don Briel reflected on dying well

| February 13, 2018 | 7 Comments

Don Briel, founder and longtime director of Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, was diagnosed in mid-January with two forms of acute leukemia. He reflected Feb. 8 on his life’s work, the future of Catholic higher education and preparing for death.

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Symposium speaker shares personal journey with gender dysphoria

Symposium speaker shares personal journey with gender dysphoria

| Bridget Ryder | December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

As a child growing up in the Los Angeles area in the 1940s, Heyer spent a lot of time with his grandmother, who babysat him. At age 4, Heyer became curious about the chiffon and lace she used as a seamstress, about the clothes she made and about being a girl.

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University of St. Thomas receives $50 million gift

University of St. Thomas receives $50 million gift

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Future business students at the University of St. Thomas will benefit from a $50 million gift to the school from the GHR Foundation, which was announced Nov. 16 at a gathering that featured remarks by a student and by President Julie Sullivan.

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Archbishop dedicates two-year college at St. Thomas

Archbishop dedicates two-year college at St. Thomas

| October 17, 2017 | 4 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda blessed the new two-year Dougherty Family College at the University of St. Thomas Minneapolis campus Oct. 13.

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Newly incardinated priest likes formation role at seminary

Newly incardinated priest likes formation role at seminary

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Allen Kuss was planning the next phase of his priestly ministry in 2011. A priest of the Diocese of Bismarck, North Dakota, at the time, he was just finishing 20 years on assignment as a military chaplain.
He knew he wanted a change of scenery, but coming to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was not something he was contemplating.

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The Tommie-Johnnie game: the history of a rivalry

The Tommie-Johnnie game: the history of a rivalry

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tommie-Johnnie lore begins with a expelled student turned oil tycoon, but the teams’ annual match up — this year at Target Field — is an ever unfolding drama

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Cretin-Derham Hall, Totino-Grace have more in common than football prowess

Cretin-Derham Hall, Totino-Grace have more in common than football prowess

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cretin-Derham Hall and Totino-Grace own 12 Minnesota state football titles, but have never met on the field before. That will change Aug. 31 when the two Christian Brothers-sponsored Catholic schools and high school football powerhouses collide for the first time.

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Boston auxiliary bishop, former UST theology prof, retires

Boston auxiliary bishop, former UST theology prof, retires

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Arthur Kennedy of Boston.

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