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A saint of their own: Cretin-Derham Hall prepares for Brother James Miller’s beatification

A saint of their own: Cretin-Derham Hall prepares for Brother James Miller’s beatification

| Christina Capecchi | November 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

A man who scrubbed toilets and shoveled sidewalks at Cretin-Derham Hall is on his way to becoming a saint. The school is celebrating his beatification this month by elevating his presence on campus and further connecting students to his legacy.

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Christ in the kitchen: Catholic Rural Life’s classic cookbook gets a refresh

Christ in the kitchen: Catholic Rural Life’s classic cookbook gets a refresh

| November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

“What Florence does in her book beautifully is really speaks about the family culture in the home and how to promote tradition and the teachings of the Church in the home, bringing the saints alive by celebrating the saints’ feast days,” said Jim Ennis, Catholic Rural Life executive director.

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MCC offers study guides, ecological examen

MCC offers study guides, ecological examen

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Minnesota Catholic Conference is offering small group study guides and an ecological examen for the document it released this year on faith and the environment, “Minnesota, Our Common Home.”

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Casper family continues legacy in offering annual free Thanksgiving dinner

Casper family continues legacy in offering annual free Thanksgiving dinner

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The late Bob and Dorothy Casper couldn’t forget what they saw while delivering food for Meals on Wheels in the early 1980s, their now adult children said.

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High school students discuss future of the Church in the archdiocese

High school students discuss future of the Church in the archdiocese

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nearly 1,000 high school students put their smartphones to special use Nov. 16 at the annual Archdiocesan Youth Day of prayer, music, Mass and faith formation. Encouraged by Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens, they keyed into a link that had two questions everyone was encouraged to answer online: What is working well in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and its parishes, and what are its challenges and opportunities?

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Celestial space: A St. Paul convent-turned-hotel celebrates its legacy

Celestial space: A St. Paul convent-turned-hotel celebrates its legacy

| November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Decades before the Beaux-Arts style building was remodeled as the Celeste St. Paul Hotel + Bar, it was home to scores of Sisters of St. Joseph.

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Four more charged in fraud scheme against Catholic Charities

Four more charged in fraud scheme against Catholic Charities

| November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Investigation of a scheme to fraudulently obtain at least $684,000 from funds for the homeless at Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis has resulted in charges against four more people.

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Former Wisconsin priest sentenced in sexual abuse cases

Former Wisconsin priest sentenced in sexual abuse cases

| November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

A former Wisconsin priest arrested last November in Minneapolis on charges filed in Wisconsin of sexual abuse of minors has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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Bishop Cozzens elected to lead USCCB’s Committee on Evangelization, Catechesis

Bishop Cozzens elected to lead USCCB’s Committee on Evangelization, Catechesis

| November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was elected chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis at the bishops’ fall general assembly in Baltimore.

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Benedictine monk honored for digitally preserving ancient manuscripts

Benedictine monk honored for digitally preserving ancient manuscripts

| Susan Klemond | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gov. Tim Walz, along with the Minnesota Historical Society and Minnesota Humanities Center, officially recognized Father Stewart Nov. 6 as the first Minnesotan to be named a Jefferson Lecturer.

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Four parishes win new stewardship awards

Four parishes win new stewardship awards

| November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Prayer, participation and generosity — three key aspects of stewardship — were on display Nov. 2 at the inaugural archdiocesan Pillars of Stewardship Awards.

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Parish ambassadors are key part of synod preparation

Parish ambassadors are key part of synod preparation

| November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

James O’Laughlin of Pax Christi in Eden Prairie left an Oct. 21 training session as a parish ambassador for the Archdiocesan Synod ready to share with and listen to his fellow parishioners.

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