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Youths expand civil rights perspective with trip to national memorials

Youths expand civil rights perspective with trip to national memorials

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. Thomas Academy senior Sean Hubbard understood the story of Rosa Parks in a new light when he saw the bus stop in Montgomery, Alabama, where she boarded a bus Dec. 1, 1955, the day she refused to give up her seat because of her skin color.

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Priest-seminarian b-ball: fitness, fun, vocations

Priest-seminarian b-ball: fitness, fun, vocations

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Chaska native Father Nick VanDenBroeke never donned a Chaska High School Hawks basketball jersey in his high school days. But he played on his family’s driveway, and he never lost a love for the game.

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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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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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Lessons from women of the New Testament

Lessons from women of the New Testament

| Jessica Weinberger | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Catholic author and columnist Liz Kelly visited the Holy Land in 2013, she marveled at the convergence of faith and history unfolding in front of her. Praying over the Gospels through St. Ignatius of Loyola’s spiritual exercises, specific biblical figures began appearing in her prayers: Mother Mary. Elizabeth. Mary of Magdalene. Anna.

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Archdiocese shares expertise on healing from clergy abuse

Archdiocese shares expertise on healing from clergy abuse

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Groups discussing best practices for legal and pastoral approaches to the national clergy sexual abuse crisis are reaching out to officials with the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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MCC document: For Catholics, there’s no divide between human, environment issues

MCC document: For Catholics, there’s no divide between human, environment issues

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jason Adkins, MCC executive director, said the document, “Minnesota, Our Common Home,”  challenges the false dichotomy between “life issues” and “social justice issues” when it comes to public policy and personal decision-making, and he expects to compel every Catholic to reconsider his or her policy stances and lifestyle choices.

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Basilica offers noon Mass for Notre Dame Cathedral community and Paris

Basilica offers noon Mass for Notre Dame Cathedral community and Paris

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary dedicated its noon Mass April 16 to prayerful support of the community of fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral and the city of Paris. “During this Holy Week, Catholics around the world are saddened” by the damage done to the “iconic cathedral,” officials at the parish in Minneapolis said in a statement. […]

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Local young adult group highlighted at national conference

Local young adult group highlighted at national conference

| April 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

A group of young adults gathered at a home in St. Paul in August 2018 to discuss the Church’s clergy sexual abuse crisis in the wake of emerging details of abuse in Pennsylvania and credible allegations against the since-laicized Theodore McCarrick, a former cardinal.

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Archbishop Hebda calls burning of Notre Dame Cathedral ‘gut-wrenching’

Archbishop Hebda calls burning of Notre Dame Cathedral ‘gut-wrenching’

| April 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

When the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris caught fire and erupted into a spectacular blaze April 15 that sent smoke and flames billowing into the sky, Archbishop Bernard Hebda watched video footage of the blaze and called it “gut-wrenching.”

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Twin Cities pro-life leaders say ‘Unplanned’ movie stirring local movement

Twin Cities pro-life leaders say ‘Unplanned’ movie stirring local movement

| April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Emagine Waconia Theatre didn’t intend to show the abortion-themed movie “Unplanned” when the film premiered at the end of March.

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Catholic physicist asserts harmony between faith, science

Catholic physicist asserts harmony between faith, science

| April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a speech titled “Modern Physics and Ancient Faith,” Stephen Barr described what he called the harmony between Christian theology and the findings of physics and cosmology on a variety of topics, including the universe’s created status and its temporal beginning in time.

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