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Religious jubilarians

Religious jubilarians

| February 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

List provided by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

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Redemptorist priest enjoys multicultural parish

Redemptorist priest enjoys multicultural parish

| February 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Father Pat Grile senses change is coming. As he celebrates his 40-year jubilee, the 65-year-old Redemptorist priest thinks his time as pastor of St. Alphonsus in Brooklyn Center may be coming to an end.

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A March, and More

A March, and More

| Maria Wiering Pedersen For The Catholic Spirit | February 3, 2011 | 1 Comment

274 Catholics from archdiocese attend largest March for Life ever

It took a 26-hour bus ride, a student conference and a national march of more than 400,000 people for Nicholas Vance, 14, to realize the pro-life movement is more alive than he previously thought — much more alive.

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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

| February 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

» Archbishop John Nienstedt says Catholic Schools Week highlights all the good accomplished through Catholic education.
» Family Circles program connects St. Joseph School students with Rosemount community.
» Business executives meet and teach Risen Christ middle-school students about best practices.

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Catholic schools by the numbers

Catholic schools by the numbers

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

The following information from the National Catholic Educational Association about Catholic schools is online at www.ncea.org, where full reports may be purchased.

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Visit a Catholic school near you

Visit a Catholic school near you

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Open houses and information nights.

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Highland and Hill-Murray news

Highland and Hill-Murray news

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Highland principal wins award.

Hill-Murray principal named president.

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Schools get creative to integrate English language learners

Schools get creative to integrate English language learners

| February 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

Karen Peterson holds up an alphabet book in front of her kindergarten class at Blessed Trinity School in Richfield, then presses “play” on the CD player. On cue, about 20 excited children jump to their feet.

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Family Circles connect St. Joseph students with community

Family Circles connect St. Joseph students with community

| Julie Pfitzinger | February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

With a student population of 207, St. Joseph School in Rosemount is already a close-knit community. But the regularly scheduled all-class sessions known as Family Circles have served to further strengthen connections among students of all ages at the kindergarten through eighth-grade school.

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Executives teach Risen Christ students business, character

Executives teach Risen Christ students business, character

| Susan Klemond | February 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

She didn’t know it at the time, but Samayah Donaby was already learning good business practices more than four years ago when she and her two business partners each took a percentage of their lemonade stand earnings to buy more cups instead of making one person pay.

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Why do Catholic schools matter?

Why do Catholic schools matter?

| February 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Brian Ragatz, principal of Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary School, delivered the following message Jan. 30 at the annual Catholic Schools Week Mass at the Maplewood parish.

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Praying, marching for life

Praying, marching for life

| January 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pictures from the local March for Life 2011.

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