Tag: Weather

Come in from the cold: finding mercy in the city

Come in from the cold: finding mercy in the city

| Christina Capecchi | February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s 15 below with a wind chill of minus 39 when I arrive at the cathedral tonight. The holy water is partly frozen.

Perched atop Summit Hill in St. Paul, the Cathedral of St. Paul is the mother church of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, a Vatican-appointed National Shrine of the apostle Paul and a towering presence in the capital city.

And tonight, the first Monday of January, it is a refuge for 18 homeless people who will sleep on cots in the basement choir room.

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Catholic Charities helps poor through cold weather

Catholic Charities helps poor through cold weather

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the night of Jan. 6, temperatures in the Twin Cities dipped to -21 degrees with wind chills near -45 degrees.

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Governor closes public schools Jan. 6 due to bitter cold

Governor closes public schools Jan. 6 due to bitter cold

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Parents should check with their Catholic schools for closure information

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Autumn faith marked by patience, paradoxes

Autumn faith marked by patience, paradoxes

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

It is during these times of transition that faith becomes more about holding life rather than trying to fix it or deny it

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Lord, help us spring ahead and leap again into life

Lord, help us spring ahead and leap again into life

| Christina Capecchi | March 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

Five inches of snow melted yesterday, and I could hear it dripping off the roof. It sounded like rain and looked like hope.

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