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Daughters carry on Leaflet Missal owner’s legacy

Daughters carry on Leaflet Missal owner’s legacy

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

When the late Peter Welvang took over Leaflet Missal Co. in 1980, he capitalized on the advertising of religious goods on the back of missalettes the company produced and grew the business internationally.

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Reserve Fund offers emergency tuition support for Catholic school families

Reserve Fund offers emergency tuition support for Catholic school families

| March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Principal Nikki Giel of Presentation of Mary in Maplewood credits annual Aim Higher Foundation scholarships with making it financially possible for nearly half of her 141 K-8 students to attend the suburban Catholic school.

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History Theatre to perform “Sisters of Peace”

History Theatre to perform “Sisters of Peace”

| March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Four sisters who grew up on a farm near Watertown, joined religious life and protested for peace are the subject of a play that will be performed at the History Theatre in St. Paul. 

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St. Michael slated for sale and merger in late March

St. Michael slated for sale and merger in late March

| March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. Michael in West St. Paul plans to merge with Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Paul by March 31, St. Michael parish leadership announced March 6.

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Brother priests mark 60 years

Brother priests mark 60 years

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

For 60 years of priesthood, no amount of snow has stopped Fathers Leonard and Martin Siebenaler from celebrating Sunday Mass at their respective parishes.

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Ash Wednesday: Beyond the ritual

Ash Wednesday: Beyond the ritual

| February 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ash Wednesday draws one of the largest turnouts of any Mass throughout the year. While its practice has popularity — including Catholics’ selfies with ashes on foreheads posted prominently on social media — the observance of Ash Wednesday calls for something deeper than receiving ashes. Father Tom Margevicius, director of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office of Worship, said “a return to ashes represents my worthlessness without God” — and the realization of being a creature instead of the creator.

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Catholic senior care centers honored by LeadingAge Minnesota

Catholic senior care centers honored by LeadingAge Minnesota

| February 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Catholic senior care center and personnel at three others in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis recently won awards for excellence from LeadingAge Minnesota.

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Catholics at the Capitol: A faith-filled, public witness to legislators

Catholics at the Capitol: A faith-filled, public witness to legislators

| February 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

A group of 21 Catholics who gathered in Rep. Rick Hansen’s office prayed for him and his colleague, Sen. Matt Klein of Mendota Heights, at the conclusion of their visit during Catholics at the Capitol Feb. 19.

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Abria Pregnancy Resources gains new partner

Abria Pregnancy Resources gains new partner

| February 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Cindy Koeppl experienced complications at 26 weeks pregnant with her third child, a couple of doctors urged her to have an abortion because the baby had less than a 5 percent chance of living after birth.

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Basilica announces Block Party lineup

Basilica announces Block Party lineup

| February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary announced its entertainment lineup Feb. 12 for its 25th annual Basilica Block Party in July.

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Kitui archbishop visits archdiocese during cold week

Kitui archbishop visits archdiocese during cold week

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Anthony Muheria kept a sense of humor while visiting the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, when the weather dipped 104 degrees colder than in his homeland of Kenya.

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Catholic Rural Life grant to help country parishes in archdiocese

Catholic Rural Life grant to help country parishes in archdiocese

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

A five-year, $1 million grant for Catholic Rural Life will offer pastors at rural parishes an opportunity to strengthen evangelization and other outreach, while developing support networks in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and around the country.

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