Dianne Towalski

Dianne is a photographer and videographer for The Catholic Spirit. You can email her at towalskid@archspm.org.

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Sole-ful donations for Haitians

Sole-ful donations for Haitians

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Claire Frances Baker, a ninth-grader at Totino-Grace High School in Fridley, has been collecting shoes for an orphanage in Haiti since an earthquake hit there in 2010.

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Slide show: Crashed Ice finale at Cathedral of St. Paul

Slide show: Crashed Ice finale at Cathedral of St. Paul

| January 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

About 80,000 gathered to watch the Red Bull Crashed Ice competition on its final night Jan. 14.

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Old toys get new life

Old toys get new life

| December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nativity of Mary School in Bloomington’s two fourth-grade classes collected used toys from other students to donate to the MORE Multicultural School for Empowerment

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‘The Archbishop and the Architect’

‘The Archbishop and the Architect’

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Cathedral Museum, located in the lower level of The Cathedral of St. Paul re-opened Nov. 20 with a new exhibit, titled “The Archbishop and the Architect.”

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From hamsters to horses, all are blessed at St. Joseph in Rosemount

From hamsters to horses, all are blessed at St. Joseph in Rosemount

| October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Joseph parish in Rosemount celebrated the feast of St. Francis Oct. 1 with a blessing of pets. St. Francis was known for his love of the natural world. He is the patron saint of animals and his feast day is Oct. 4.

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Epiphany Diner serves its last supper

Epiphany Diner serves its last supper

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

With the close of this year’s Minnesota State Fair comes the permanent closing of the Epiphany Diner, run by Epiphany parish in Coon Rapids, MN for the past 46 years. (Video story by Dianne Towalski)

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Video – Community garden at St. Therese helps local food shelf

Video – Community garden at St. Therese helps local food shelf

| August 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

St. Therese parish in Deephaven hosts a community garden that provides fresh produce for the local food shelf.

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‘Gone, but . . . always in our hearts’

‘Gone, but . . . always in our hearts’

| August 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Memorial offers family from St. Joseph, Rosemount, spot to gather

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Video – Rural Life Sunday

Video – Rural Life Sunday

| July 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

About 300 people spent the afternoon at the Gergan farm near Hastings celebrating Rural Life Sunday June 26

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Finally home

Finally home

| June 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Army Air Force Lt. Harry L. Bedard Died April 3, 1945.

Funeral with full military honors June 25, 2011.

St. John the Baptist, Dayton.

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Hastings parish benefiting from new stewardship tools

Hastings parish benefiting from new stewardship tools

| May 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Members of the stewardship commission at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Hastings have wanted to expand their efforts at the parish for a long time. But they didn’t want to “reinvent the wheel” when it came to stewardship resources and tools. They knew such resources were likely out there to draw from, they just didn’t know where to find them.

Now they do.

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Learning to write an icon

Learning to write an icon

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Icon classes at the Basilica of St. Mary

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