Tag: University of St. Thomas

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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A Minneapolis native, Jesuit begins ministry across the river

A Minneapolis native, Jesuit begins ministry across the river

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Richard Fichtinger recently took a walk along the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis for the first time in nine years after returning from formation with the order.

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Catholic higher ed leader Father Stromberg dies

Catholic higher ed leader Father Stromberg dies

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

A priest who helped bring Pope Benedict XVI to Minnesota has died.

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UST chapel expansion might be underground

UST chapel expansion might be underground

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

An addition to the historic Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas will be the first project the University of St. Thomas undertakes in its new master plan for its St. Paul campus.

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International colloquium in St. Paul celebrates traditional sacred music

International colloquium in St. Paul celebrates traditional sacred music

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to the CMAA, the colloquium is “the largest and most in-depth teaching conference and retreat on sacred music in the world.”

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Institute for Ongoing Clergy Formation fosters fraternity and support

Institute for Ongoing Clergy Formation fosters fraternity and support

| June 7, 2017 | 2 Comments

Just as medical doctors don’t stop honing their practice once they exit the hospital doors of their residency, priests don’t stop their formation upon ordination.

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Douthat, West conversation proves civil conversation possible across political divide

Douthat, West conversation proves civil conversation possible across political divide

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The response reflected a real hunger for some model, some sample, some images of people who disagree with each other talking to each other at a level that is both polite, engaged and respectful, but one that is also deeper than the sound-bite kind of arguing that you get on television, on the web and in the blogs,” said UST law professor Elizabeth Schiltz, who moderated the conversation.

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UST focused on safety after gun incident

UST focused on safety after gun incident

| April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

A gunshot at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul April 7 has university officials concentrating on campus safety.

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Author explores meaning of Irish heritage in new book

Author explores meaning of Irish heritage in new book

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are the “Irish” who emerge once a year to embrace St. Patrick’s Day festivities, and then there are the Irish who can trace their lineage to the Emerald Isle. James Rogers is one of the latter. Regrettably, though, he’s one generation shy of claiming Irish citizenship.

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Granddaughter gives new perspective on Dorothy Day

Granddaughter gives new perspective on Dorothy Day

| Bridget Ryder | March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

For Kate Hennessy, the story of Dorothy Day is not the story of a social activist, an influential Catholic American or even a potential saint. It is, rather, the deeply personal story of her grandmother whom she knew and loved.

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