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Learning hard lessons about complex nature of poverty, hunger

Learning hard lessons about complex nature of poverty, hunger

| John Garvey | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Our youngest daughter, having just graduated from Boston College, moved to Seattle to spend a year with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. She is working there for a nonprofit that collects food for poor people and advocates for government food programs.

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Blue mouth, red face has Notre Dame coach under fire

Blue mouth, red face has Notre Dame coach under fire

| Peter Finney Jr. | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The following guest column was first published Sept. 19 in the Clarion Herald, newspaper of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. It was written by Peter Finney Jr., executive editor and general manager.

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Pilgrimage: Traveling with a spiritual purpose

Pilgrimage: Traveling with a spiritual purpose

| Father Michael Van Sloun | September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pilgrimage has been part of the Christian tradition for centuries. A pilgrimage is a spiritual journey to a sacred place. The journey can be near or far — as close as a neighboring church or as distant as halfway around the world. It can be a day-trip, a 10- to 14-day excursion or any other duration.

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To whom do you give credit for the fruit of your labor?

To whom do you give credit for the fruit of your labor?

| Deacon Gerald Christianson | September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

An old gardener was digging his plot as the priest came walking along.

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Locally grown: Hill-Murray students connect with area farmers

Locally grown: Hill-Murray students connect with area farmers

| Kathryn Elliott | September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

On the last school day of homecoming week at Hill-Murray School in Maplewood, local farmers Brian and Leslie Axdahl came to the cafeteria to display a rainbow bounty of peppers, squash, tomatoes and corn.

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League of Catholic Women lights up to end 100th celebration

League of Catholic Women lights up to end 100th celebration

| September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

• League of Catholic Women
• Sacred Heart hits 100
• New senior affiliate
• Scholarships get a bump

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White Mass to honor health care workers

White Mass to honor health care workers

| September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt and the Guild of the Catholic Medical Association of St. Paul and Minneapolis invite Catholic health care professionals to the annual White Mass.

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Mass for those grieving death of a baby

Mass for those grieving death of a baby

| September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Parents who have experienced the death of a baby before or after birth are invited to attend the Mass for God’s Children at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 1900 Wellesley Ave., St. Paul.

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Learn what the church teaches on life and death

Learn what the church teaches on life and death

| September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

The St. Croix Catholic Faith Formation community will host a biomedical conference for lay people from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, in St. Michael’s social hall, 611 S. Third St., in Stillwater.

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A breath of new life for the Church in the Old Continent

A breath of new life for the Church in the Old Continent

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

As we left the military airfield of Cuatro Vientos near Madrid, after the final Mass of World Youth Day 2011, the effects of several days under an intense Castilian heat, standing for hours in crowed spaces, and a lack of sleep altogether, started to sink in. I was exhausted, yet an inexplicable sense of hope had overcome me.

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Un soplo de vida nueva para la Iglesia en el Viejo Continente

Un soplo de vida nueva para la Iglesia en el Viejo Continente

| Mar Muñoz-Visoso | September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Al partir del aeródromo de Cuatro Vientos, cerca de Madrid, terminada ya la Misa final de la Jornada Mundial de la Juventud 2011, los efectos de varios días de un intenso calor castellano, de permanecer de pie durante horas rodeada de multitudes y, en general, la falta de sueño, empezaron a notarse. Estaba agotada. Sin embargo, una inexplicable sensación de esperanza me embargaba.

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News notes – September 15, 2011

News notes – September 15, 2011

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

– Senior care facility breaks ground on Brooklyn Park expansion
– School president installed
– Centennial celebration
– Wayzata nonprofit relocates

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