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Children’s devotional teaches, encourages virtues

Children’s devotional teaches, encourages virtues

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Susanna Spencer, writer and theological editor of Blessed is She, an Arizona-based, international Catholic women’s ministry, recently published through that ministry, “Rise Up: Shining with Virtue,” a children’s devotional book with multiple authors. The book is available at blessedisshe.net/product/rise-up-virtues-devotional-for-kids. A member of St. Agnes in St. Paul with her husband, Mark, and their four children ages 10, 8, 6, and 4, Spencer shared with The Catholic Spirit the reasons she compiled the book and details about what it contains:

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Women’s retreat to offer talks, quiet reflection

Women’s retreat to offer talks, quiet reflection

| August 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Rosie Huray of St. John the Baptist in New Brighton is going … and she won’t be alone.
Huray and about 20 women from her parish plan to join others across the archdiocese at a one-day women’s retreat of talks and reflection Sept. 28 at Epiphany in Coon Rapids, sponsored by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office of Evangelization.

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Mutual listening, Holy Spirit’s presence key to synod

Mutual listening, Holy Spirit’s presence key to synod

| August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

When people gather to pray and share with Archbishop Bernard Hebda, Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens and other archdiocesan leaders at events that begin next month and run through March, they will be part of an unprecedented, two-year effort in the 169-year history of the archdiocese.

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Archbishop Hebda reflects on 30 years as a priest; 10 years a bishop; turning 60

Archbishop Hebda reflects on 30 years as a priest; 10 years a bishop; turning 60

| August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s a big year for Archbishop Bernard Hebda. He turns 60 Sept. 3. He celebrated 30 years as a priest July 1, and Dec. 1 marks 10 years as a bishop.

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Public is invited to learn and discuss alongside Minnesota bishops

Public is invited to learn and discuss alongside Minnesota bishops

| August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Tim Carney, commentary editor of the Washington Examiner, traveled the United States, he found areas facing marked declines in marriage, voting, church attendance and volunteer work.

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Basilica looks to future with comprehensive study of buildings, grounds

Basilica looks to future with comprehensive study of buildings, grounds

| August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary and The Basilica Landmark organization said Aug. 9 that a design firm will lead a study of the Basilica’s buildings and grounds in downtown Minneapolis, looking to meet the needs of the people it serves now and into the future.

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Oregon family ‘awestruck’ Knights named them Family of the Year, says mom

Oregon family ‘awestruck’ Knights named them Family of the Year, says mom

| August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Catholic family from the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon, has been chosen as the Knights of Columbus 2019 Family of the Year.

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Camp combines faith and football

Camp combines faith and football

| August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Young boys dressed in T-shirts and shorts gathered on the sideline of the football practice field at Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul Aug. 7.

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Knights Supreme Convention: Anderson emphasizes assistance to refugees around the world

Knights Supreme Convention: Anderson emphasizes assistance to refugees around the world

| Susan Klemond | August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Five years after the Islamic State invaded northern Iraq and began systematically persecuting the country’s Christians, the Knights of Columbus continue their work supporting Iraqi parishes that are rebuilding after the genocide, part of the work of charity, unity and fraternity long practiced by the fraternal service organization, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson said in his annual report Aug. 6 at the 137th Supreme Convention of the Order of the Knights of Columbus.

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Minnesota Knights of Columbus host 137th annual Supreme Convention

Minnesota Knights of Columbus host 137th annual Supreme Convention

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Marc Peters of St. Joseph of the Lakes in Lino Lakes became the state deputy of the Knights of Columbus two years ago, he had no idea part of his job would entail standing on the pitcher’s mound at Target Field in Minneapolis poised to make the first pitch in an August game between the Minnesota Twins and the Kansas City Royals.

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Archdiocese continues to meet Ramsey County settlement requirements

Archdiocese continues to meet Ramsey County settlement requirements

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Oversight is set to end early next year

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Local Catholics join archbishop for CRS trip to Laos, Cambodia

Local Catholics join archbishop for CRS trip to Laos, Cambodia

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Michael Wenger of Nativity of Our Lord in St. Paul served lunches to hungry elementary school students in Laos, he knew exactly why he had accepted an invitation to join his father, Brian, Archbishop Bernard Hebda and three other local Catholics on a trip to Laos and Cambodia sponsored by Catholic Relief Services.

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