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Jim Caviezel — Hollywood’s ‘Jesus’ — to speak at Catholics at the Capitol in February

Jim Caviezel — Hollywood’s ‘Jesus’ — to speak at Catholics at the Capitol in February

| November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Actor Jim Caviezel will take the stage at the St. Paul RiverCentre in St. Paul for Catholics at the Capitol in February.

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‘It’s like his spirit is here”: Brother James Miller’s impact still felt at Cretin-Derham Hall

‘It’s like his spirit is here”: Brother James Miller’s impact still felt at Cretin-Derham Hall

| November 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The kids [at CDH] know his story, and we couldn’t be happier to know that this man who did the ordinary things with extraordinary attention to detail would be recognized, that his death was in the name of Christ.”

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Pope recognizes martyrdom of former Cretin High School teacher

Pope recognizes martyrdom of former Cretin High School teacher

| Cindy Wooden | November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of De La Salle Christian Brother James Miller, who was born in Wisconsin and was shot to death in Guatemala in 1982.

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Uganda rehab facility named for addiction ministry priest

Uganda rehab facility named for addiction ministry priest

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Bill Whittier, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of St.  Paul and Minneapolis, spent his 84th birthday Sept. 25 being honored for his work with alcoholics in Uganda.

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Through Retirement Fund, Catholics show gratitude for religious men and women

Through Retirement Fund, Catholics show gratitude for religious men and women

| November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The religious sisters who have recently overseen the Retirement Fund for Religious have a notable trait in common: They’re past the standard retirement age.

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Three local women become consecrated virgins this year.  What does that mean?

Three local women become consecrated virgins this year. What does that mean?

| Jessica Weinberger | November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

“There is no doubt in my mind that I was born for this.” – Susan Spiegelberg

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New school aims to educate south metro Catholics

New school aims to educate south metro Catholics

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

A new high school set to open in Burnsville in the fall of 2019 hopes to serve Catholic families in the south metro of the Twin Cities. Local Catholic business leader Tom Bengtson, who helped launch Chesterton Academy in 2008, and retired NFL player and former Minnesota Viking Matt Birk are teaming up to open Unity High School at Mary, Mother of the Church in Burnsville.

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Archbishop Nienstedt denies sexual misconduct allegations in Vatican lawsuit

Archbishop Nienstedt denies sexual misconduct allegations in Vatican lawsuit

| November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The lawsuit cites the internal investigation commissioned in 2014 by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis into allegations that Archbishop Nienstedt engaged in sexual misconduct with adults prior to being named Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. That investigation produced affidavits alleging that Archbishop Nienstedt had sexually harassed and propositioned adult males and frequented gay establishments in Canada and Detroit.

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Czech bishop celebrates Mass during heritage celebration in New Prague

Czech bishop celebrates Mass during heritage celebration in New Prague

| October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dozens of people greeted Bishop Peter Esterka, who grew up in Czechoslovakia and was a Czech Republic bishop, after he celebrated Mass in Czech at St. Wenceslaus in New Prague Oct. 28. Some of them conversed with the retired bishop in Czech, the language of their ancestors.

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Speakers: After predicting sexual revolution ills, ‘Humanae Vitae’ still offers hope

Speakers: After predicting sexual revolution ills, ‘Humanae Vitae’ still offers hope

| Susan Klemond and Matthew Davis | October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The interdisciplinary conference examined some of the far-reaching consequences of the sexual revolution — those both predicted and those unforeseen by St. Paul VI in his controversial encyclical — as well as the scientific, social and moral context for questions of married love, parenthood and the use of artificial birth control.

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Prayers pour in for coma-induced Hill-Murray football player

Prayers pour in for coma-induced Hill-Murray football player

| October 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Support has been coming in from the Hill-Murray School community and beyond for senior Zach Zarembinski after he collapsed during a football game Oct. 27.

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Community of Saints Regional Catholic School gym vandalized, back in use

Community of Saints Regional Catholic School gym vandalized, back in use

| October 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

A maintenance worker at Community of Saints Regional Catholic School in West St. Paul discovered a shocking sight Oct. 21 when cleaning at the end of the MEA weekend.

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