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Digital Edition – April 18, 2018

Digital Edition – April 18, 2018

| April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Holy week and Easter, Notre Dame fire, Racial injustice, God and the cosmos, Unplanned movie, Catholics and ecology, Archbishop Hebda to lead triduum morning prayer

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Christ is alive!

Christ is alive!

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

On the first Sunday of Lent this year, more than 500 people, joined by their family members, friends and sponsors, journeyed to our co-cathedrals in St. Paul and Minneapolis for the annual Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion. This weekend, they will be sacramentally initiated and warmly welcomed into the Catholic Church in parishes throughout our archdiocese.

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¡Cristo está vivo!

¡Cristo está vivo!

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

El primer domingo de Cuaresma de este año, más de 500 personas, acompañadas por sus familiares, amigos y patrocinadores, viajaron a nuestras co-catedrales en Saint Paul y Minneapolis para el Rito de Elecciones y el Llamado a la Conversión Continua. Este fin de semana, se iniciarán sacramentalmente y serán bienvenidos en la Iglesia Católica en las parroquias de nuestra Arquidiócesis.

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Rising to new life through accountability

Rising to new life through accountability

| Deacon Gordon Bird | April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Often said and forever true: Without the cross, there can be no resurrection. Without the Passion, there is no Easter. Without sacrifice — new life in Christ now and forever — the hope of the promise to come does not present itself.

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Holy Thursday: the Eucharist and service

Holy Thursday: the Eucharist and service

| Father Michael Van Sloun | April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Eucharist is at the forefront of Holy Thursday. The Easter triduum begins with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper. The liturgy commemorates the institution of the Eucharist by Jesus, the faithful receive the Eucharist during the Communion Rite, the Eucharist is carried in procession at the end of Mass as it is transferred, and the night concludes with eucharistic adoration.

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Finding the right words for the Resurrection

Finding the right words for the Resurrection

| Father Michael Joncas | April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Have you ever had an experience so profound and so out-of-the-norm that you were tongue-tied in trying to convey to others the impact of that experience?

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After bomb threat closes UST St. Paul campus, ‘all clear’ given in afternoon

After bomb threat closes UST St. Paul campus, ‘all clear’ given in afternoon

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two classroom buildings at the University of St. Thomas were evacuated after a bomb threat April 17.

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From Readers – April 18, 2019

From Readers – April 18, 2019

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not just fun and games

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Mercy me: Trust in his

Mercy me: Trust in his

| Kathleen Eischens | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Imagine you are part of a college tennis team. You are scheduled to play doubles in a meet with your main rival. Unfortunately, the week before the meet, you skip one of the five scheduled tennis team practices and totally blow your plan to eat healthily. Match day arrives. Your partner is in top form and plays really well.

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What my crocuses know about Easter

What my crocuses know about Easter

| Liz Kelly | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

A few weeks after I had a rather alarming lump removed in a somewhat unexpected surgery that was insanely expensive, even with insurance, I learned that my business accounts had been hacked to the tune of $100,000 in fraud. To put that in perspective, an average transaction on my website is about 12 bucks. Apparently, when random charges started coming in for $26,000 and the like, this raised no alarm bells. It was pretty impressive, actually. The hacker got into my email and was replying as me and had changed out my bank account for his (or hers, let’s be fair). No one caught this until almost two weeks had passed, at which point about $23,000 was unrecoverable.

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Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

| April 16, 2019 | 9 Comments

Here are the Church regulations for fasting and abstinence during Lent:

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Mother-daughter team crafts safe skin care products

Mother-daughter team crafts safe skin care products

| Debbie Musser | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Click on the Siena Soap Company website and you’ll discover an all-natural, handcrafted artisan skin care company offering a variety of products, from aromatherapy soap bars to baby balms to charcoal deodorant.

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