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Steps forward in Roadmap for Excellence point to promising future

Steps forward in Roadmap for Excellence point to promising future

| August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

As students prepare for another school year, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office for the Mission of Catholic Education is placing concrete steps along what it calls a Roadmap for Excellence in Catholic Education.

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Lending Library brings unique STEM experiences to elementary classrooms

Lending Library brings unique STEM experiences to elementary classrooms

| Debbie Musser | August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Housed in the school of engineering at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul is a special library chock-full of robots, telescopes, virtual reality goggles and more.

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St. Agnes celebrates second year of merger with faith-based Montessori

St. Agnes celebrates second year of merger with faith-based Montessori

| Debbie Musser | August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

When St. Agnes School opens its doors in St. Paul on Aug. 26, it will welcome its second year of 3- to 5-year-olds attending St. Agnes Preschool.

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Program seeks to close literacy gap

Program seeks to close literacy gap

| Debbie Musser | August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Holy Spirit School principal Mary Adrian enjoys viewing graphs showing the tremendous impact of a literacy program implemented to improve reading fluency at her school.

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Synod suggestion is music to committee members’ ears

Synod suggestion is music to committee members’ ears

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

When the archdiocesan synod executive committee met in recent months to find ways to generate enthusiasm in the pews for prayer and listening events that begin in September, one member suggested singing a new tune.

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Monument on Lake Superior’s North Shore honors missionary priest

Monument on Lake Superior’s North Shore honors missionary priest

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Visitors to the North Shore of Lake Superior can inspire their faith as they take in the rugged, natural beauty of the region’s woods and waters.

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Colorado retreat made famous by pope during WYD ’93 gets makeover

Colorado retreat made famous by pope during WYD ’93 gets makeover

| Tom Tracy | August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mountains don’t really change that much in 26 years. So it’s a fair bet that the view of Mount Meeker and its twin, Longs Peak, from the Camp St. Malo Retreat is the same one St. John Paul II saw when he strolled the camp’s grounds in 1993.

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Religious men and women celebrate significant jubilees

Religious men and women celebrate significant jubilees

| July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit is honored to highlight the members of women’s and men’s religious communities who are celebrating milestone jubilees this year and who are serving or who have served in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Reflecting on 60 years of sisterhood

Reflecting on 60 years of sisterhood

| Debbie Musser | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

On March 19, Sister Angela Schreiber celebrated her 60th jubilee, commemorating six decades of service as a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet.

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Congratulations, jubilarians!

Congratulations, jubilarians!

| June 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit is honored to celebrate the priests who are marking 10, 25, 50 and 60 years of priestly ministry this year.

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Priestly jubilees: Celebrating lives in service to the Church

Priestly jubilees: Celebrating lives in service to the Church

| Susan Klemond | June 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

A jubilee anniversary is an opportunity not only to celebrate achievements but to reflect on a journey — past, present and future.

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Archdiocesan synod planned for 2021

Archdiocesan synod planned for 2021

| June 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

On June 8, Catholics from around the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will gather at St. Peter in Mendota to pray with a particular intention in mind: to invite the Holy Spirit’s guidance throughout an archdiocesan synod process starting this year.

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