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The growing edge of liturgical living

The growing edge of liturgical living

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Have you heard of “liturgical living”? The catchphrase has gained popularity in recent years among Catholics seeking to follow the rhythms of the Church year at home.

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Health concerns prompt resignation of Bishop LeVoir from New Ulm post

Health concerns prompt resignation of Bishop LeVoir from New Ulm post

| August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Due to health reasons, Bishop John LeVoir of New Ulm resigned Aug. 6 from a role he has held in that diocese since 2008. Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the 74-year-old bishop, a Twin Cities native, who was approaching the typical retirement age of 75.

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Does being Catholic mean always racing?

Does being Catholic mean always racing?

| Father Michael Schmitz | July 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Q) I find that I am so concerned with making sure that I am doing what I am “supposed to be doing” that I rarely have a moment to rest. Is this what it is to be a Catholic: racing from one thing to the next, just so you don’t waste your life?

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One man’s faith moves mountains of food to south Minneapolis

One man’s faith moves mountains of food to south Minneapolis

| July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

A young Catholic dad found hope where despair and destruction had taken up residence.

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Teach us to fight racism

Teach us to fight racism

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | July 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church never taught me how to fight racism.

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UAE sends aid to Peru as part of Catholic-Muslim cooperation

UAE sends aid to Peru as part of Catholic-Muslim cooperation

| June 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

An ongoing dialogue between Catholic and Muslim educators took a very concrete turn June 25 when the United Arab Emirates sent a plane carrying 50 tons of humanitarian aid to a Peruvian city overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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At site of Floyd’s death, Catholics reflect on personal experiences of racism

At site of Floyd’s death, Catholics reflect on personal experiences of racism

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Are you going to shoot my daddy?”

“Are you going to shoot my daddy?” It was a question a young boy asked a police officer 17 years ago, as he watched the officer point a gun at his father’s head. The family, African Americans, was moving into a new house in Minneapolis, and the police arrived with guns.

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Father Kittock remembered for love of Church, Catholic education

Father Kittock remembered for love of Church, Catholic education

| May 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Father Francis Kittock, described by a longtime colleague and friend as “a real dynamo,” died May 21. He was 90.

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Minnesota Knights thrilled by news that founder Father McGivney will be beatified

Minnesota Knights thrilled by news that founder Father McGivney will be beatified

| May 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Knights of Columbus got good news from the Vatican May 27 when it announced that Father Michael McGivney, founder of the international fraternal organization, will be beatified.

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Confirmation basics

Confirmation basics

| Father Michael Van Sloun | April 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Confirmation is one of the seven sacraments, and it belongs to a special group of sacraments, the sacraments of initiation, along with baptism and Eucharist.

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German bishops criticize decision to maintain church service ban

German bishops criticize decision to maintain church service ban

| April 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Catholic and Protestant churches in Germany have responded differently to the federal government’s decision not to lift the ban on public church services.

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Priest remembered for writing teen advice column

Priest remembered for writing teen advice column

| April 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Redemptorist Father Martin Stillmock, who once wrote an advice column for teens that appeared in diocesan newspapers across the country and who served in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for more than two decades, died March 29 at St. Clement Redemptorist Mission Community in Ligouri, Missouri.

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