Tag: Women

New Brighton writer helps incarcerated women pen stories of hurt, hope

New Brighton writer helps incarcerated women pen stories of hurt, hope

| Melenie Soucheray | July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The collected works of 43 women, “Breaking the Cycle: Writings by Women in Prison,” was published in April. The authors hope it will influence others to avoid criminal activity.

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Behold retreat focuses on young women’s engagement in homes, parishes and public square

Behold retreat focuses on young women’s engagement in homes, parishes and public square

| May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The purpose of the Behold retreat was to bring young women together for a day of beauty, prayer, leadership training and networking which would encourage them to be confident and bold while offering their unique gifts to the world, especially within their own parish,” said Susanna Bolle, 26, a parishioner of St. Mark in St. Paul.

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Catholic women give different perspectives on local Women’s March

Catholic women give different perspectives on local Women’s March

| January 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

While one local Catholic woman found the local march unifying and hopeful, her view was a stark contrast to the perception that compelled other Catholic pro-life women not to attend.

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Conference encourages young women to be leaders, share gifts with church

Conference encourages young women to be leaders, share gifts with church

| Ana Franco-Guzman | June 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Coming to this conference it has been inspiring just to see the number of women who are also seeking God’s will, trying to develop themselves spiritually and professionally in order to better serve God,” said attendee Laura Locker, who is from the Washington area.

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Catholic Charities to end two longtime services

Catholic Charities to end two longtime services

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the coming months, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis will close its Seton Prenatal Clinic and cease its adoption program.

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Well-Read Mom conference fuels love of literature

Well-Read Mom conference fuels love of literature

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

What we read and how we read it matters. Because, according to Marcie Stokman, in the advent of eReaders, we’ve “out-sourced our spatial memory to Google.”

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Overheard – April 10, 2014

Overheard – April 10, 2014

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The man and woman are consecrated for love. Through the sacrament, the spouses are given a real mission to make visible — even through simple and ordinary gestures — the love with which Christ loves his church.”

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Evening of reflection focuses on women’s gifts to the Church

Evening of reflection focuses on women’s gifts to the Church

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | August 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

“It is to the fullness of what it means to be a woman that the Church calls us to bring not only our natural capacity to attend the needs of others but to offer our wisdom, our strength, our love — indeed everything that we are to aid humanity in not falling.”

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Upcoming events focus on Church teaching about women

Upcoming events focus on Church teaching about women

| Sharon Wilson | July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Events mark anniversary of Blessed Pope John Paul II’s letter “On the Dignity and Vocation of Women.”

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New president wants women to rediscover value of ACCW

New president wants women to rediscover value of ACCW

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

As people across the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis participate in the Rediscover: initiative, Lucy Johnson wants to help members of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women also to rediscover the value of the ACCW.

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Magazine meant to ‘lift women up’ set for May debut

Magazine meant to ‘lift women up’ set for May debut

| Katie Collins | May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The new magazine is not religious but is informed by the editors’ faith and “desire to be better women.”

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Religious freedom and the equality of women

Religious freedom and the equality of women

| Deborah Savage | August 1, 2012 | 3 Comments

There is an untruth circulating rather widely in the public square these days — and gaining speed. We need to derail it. The falsehood that is spreading is that somehow, because the church refuses to conform to the default position of practically everyone in contemporary society — that sexual promiscuity is the only authentic sign-post of human freedom — that she, the church, is waging a war on women.

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