Tag: Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

‘Miracle’ events cause pregnant woman to reject abortion and give birth to twins

‘Miracle’ events cause pregnant woman to reject abortion and give birth to twins

| January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Alonna Mertz prayed in front of abortion clinics as a teenager in Michigan, driven by her well-formed, pro-life conviction.

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Father Fitzpatrick remembered as ‘kind and gentle’ pastor

Father Fitzpatrick remembered as ‘kind and gentle’ pastor

| January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Jane Mohr of St. Thomas Aquinas in St. Paul Park first met Father John Fitzpatrick in the late 1970s, she was studying nursing and working on a college degree.

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Nativity scene makes appearance at State Capitol

Nativity scene makes appearance at State Capitol

| December 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

A small group of carolers joined their voices to sing the Christmas classic “Silent Night” Dec. 19 in St. Paul.

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Father Svobodny remembered for prayerfulness

Father Svobodny remembered for prayerfulness

| December 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Father Al Svobodny of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, the oldest priest in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, died Dec. 4. He was 96.

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Epiphany parishioner brings faith, fun to his role as Santa

Epiphany parishioner brings faith, fun to his role as Santa

| December 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bob Mathewson got a celebrity’s welcome at St. Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic School the morning of Dec. 4.

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Immigrants featured in new Cathedral exhibit

Immigrants featured in new Cathedral exhibit

| November 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Father John Ubel was 11 years old, his parish, Nativity of Our Lord in St. Paul, welcomed a refugee family displaced by the Vietnam War.

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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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WWII bomber pilot credits St. Therese of Lisieux for survival

WWII bomber pilot credits St. Therese of Lisieux for survival

| October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A German Messerschmitt fighter plane was bearing down on Don Stoliel’s B-17 bomber as he flew a mission during World War II.

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Faith-filled actors poised to perform Catholic young adults musical

Faith-filled actors poised to perform Catholic young adults musical

| October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

What is it like to be a Catholic young adult in 2019?

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Gibson makes fighting abortion his life’s work

Gibson makes fighting abortion his life’s work

| October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Brian Gibson’s first stance for the unborn came when he was a high school sophomore in 1972.

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College students make voices heard in prayer, listening event

College students make voices heard in prayer, listening event

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Milah Kourouma was caught off guard when she sat down for a Pre-Synod Prayer and Listening Event for college students at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Oct. 15.

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Prayerful sharing highlights first pre-synod prayer, listening event

Prayerful sharing highlights first pre-synod prayer, listening event

| September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Father Bob White, pastor of St. Victoria in Victoria, got a front row seat to the first Pre-Synod Prayer and Listening Event, which was held at his parish about 15 miles west of the Twin Cities and drew 310 people from as far away as St. Paul.

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