Archive for April, 2012

Sharing the good news

Sharing the good news

| April 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Catholic Relief Services’ new president wants to partner with more U.S. Catholics as agency works to improve the lives of people in need overseas

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54 years straight: a Koshiol family tradition

54 years straight: a Koshiol family tradition

| April 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

For Fritz and Gerry Koshiol, it all started on a spring night in 1958. Their twin boys, Pat and Mike, were ready to start school, and it was time to register.

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Bodies of local couple in cruise ship disaster identified; family thanks rescuers, supporters

Bodies of local couple in cruise ship disaster identified; family thanks rescuers, supporters

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The family of Gerald and Barbara Heil, the couple missing at sea for more than two months after their Italian cruise ship capsized, said it can finally “bring them home to rest.”

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Archdiocese names new Marriage, Family and Life director

Archdiocese names new Marriage, Family and Life director

| April 17, 2012 | 4 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has hired Jean Stolpestad as director of the Office of Marriage, Family and Life.

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Longtime Catholic Charities leader steps down

Longtime Catholic Charities leader steps down

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

After dedicating the last three and a half decades of his life to helping lift people out of poverty, Paul Martodam, chief strategy officer of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, has decided to end his tenure with the organization as of April 11 based on advice from his doctors.

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Digital Edition – April 12, 2012

Digital Edition – April 12, 2012

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nine siblings join church after losing their parents. Immigration reform. Catholic Youth Camps. Divine Mercy. Science helps us know God better.

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Who goes to The Catholic Spirit website? And why?

Who goes to The Catholic Spirit website? And why?

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Results are in from a survey of the web audience, and they give us not only insight but strong opinions and a couple of laughs as well.

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Foundation awards nearly $500,000 to Catholic schools for tuition assistance

Foundation awards nearly $500,000 to Catholic schools for tuition assistance

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nearly $500,000 in tuition assistance grants are being awarded to 73 Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as part of a transitional grant process put in place by the Aim Higher Foundation.

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Northeast parishes get new priest; KC’s keep chaplain

Northeast parishes get new priest; KC’s keep chaplain

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Father Peter Laird, archdiocesan vicar general and moderator of the curia, was named parochial administrator of St. Boniface and All Saints, both in Minneapolis

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Making a difference in life of church, society

Making a difference in life of church, society

| April 12, 2012

Men’s conference keynote speaker proposes three ‘game-changers’

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – April 12, 2012

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – April 12, 2012

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

“This is what happens in a good confession: You take off your dirty rags — your sins — receive the bath of mercy and rise ‘clothed in the garments of salvation, covered with the robe of righteousness.’”
— Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the papal household, quoting from the Book of Isaiah during his homily at the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion in St. Peter’s Basilica April 6

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Help your college-bound student connect with faith

Help your college-bound student connect with faith

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

College Connection for Catholics, sponsored by Serra International and Serra clubs in the archdiocese, is again seeking the names of Catholic high school seniors and the colleges they will be attending.

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