Tag: Volunteer

With Find A Grave, volunteer honors memory of the dead

With Find A Grave, volunteer honors memory of the dead

| Cynthia Hill | May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Five years ago, Huber, 75, joined Find A Grave as part of his growing interest in his family’s genealogy. “I found that creating memorial pages on Find A Grave was a wonderful way to build a family history that can be shared online within our family,” Huber said.

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Help wanted: Volunteers play crucial role at shelter

Help wanted: Volunteers play crucial role at shelter

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Steve Hawkins doesn’t need a theology book to know the definition of the Body of Christ.

He knows it goes into action every evening as homeless men who seek shelter at the Dorothy Day Center are cared for by Catholic men from a dozen parishes throughout the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who spend the night aiding, listening to and watching over them.

Men like John Bromen.

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It’s not too early to think about your parish festival

It’s not too early to think about your parish festival

| Tom Bengtson | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s Lent, so that means it’s time to think about your parish’s fall festival. The annual fundraiser may be six months away, but many parishes already have identified volunteers to head up the organizing effort.

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Still called to serve . . . at age 90

Still called to serve . . . at age 90

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On a recent weekday morning, Len Lorence got up early, as he always does, and prayed the rosary with Lucille, his wife of 67 years.

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Advent: Rescuing the real meaning of the season

Advent: Rescuing the real meaning of the season

| November 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

For the world of business and retail, the Christmas season began right after the kids shed their Halloween costumes and started unwrapping their treats.

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