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Despite high turnover, number of Catholics little changed in Congress

Despite high turnover, number of Catholics little changed in Congress

| Mark Pattison | January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

In most election cycles, there may be 30 to 50 new members of Congress. For 2019, there are 89 — and a 90th may yet be headed for Capitol Hill based on how a disputed House election in North Carolina plays out.

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Excelsior parish completes long-awaited renovation

Excelsior parish completes long-awaited renovation

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. John the Baptist in Excelsior celebrated Christmas in its newly renovated church. While the project is ongoing, the first Mass was celebrated in the renovated sanctuary Dec. 22, with the dedication of the new altar scheduled for Feb. 17.

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St. Peter in Mendota opens historic church for nostalgic evening

St. Peter in Mendota opens historic church for nostalgic evening

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the glow of sunset faded Jan. 3, the historic church of St. Peter in Mendota was just starting to light up.

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Hill-Murray School honors St. Nicholas with learning center bearing his name

Hill-Murray School honors St. Nicholas with learning center bearing his name

| December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Students at Hill-Murray School in Maplewood won’t be commemorating St. Nicholas Day Dec. 6 with shoe-filled candy, a Catholic tradition. Instead, they’ll be diving deeper into who St. Nicholas was as a person — in particular, his care for children — with the blessing of a new mural in the school’s Nicholas Center.

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St. Paul couple chooses to retire to poor Louisiana city to volunteer at neighborhood school

St. Paul couple chooses to retire to poor Louisiana city to volunteer at neighborhood school

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Miss Joan, my daddy’s in jail. They came and picked him up this morning.”

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Brazil’s new Catholic president promises conservative moral agenda

Brazil’s new Catholic president promises conservative moral agenda

| Lise Alves | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a Catholic who campaigned to rid the nation of corruption, will take office Jan. 1 with a conservative moral agenda.

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Rosary maker grows his own beads

Rosary maker grows his own beads

| October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

For most of his life, August Bueltel of Savage rarely held a rosary.

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30 under 31: Young adult Catholics engaged in the life of the Church

30 under 31: Young adult Catholics engaged in the life of the Church

| Celia Kennedy | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

These young adults, all age 31 and under, are just a selection of the local young adults who are dedicated Catholics and motivated by their faith to do good in the world.

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Seminary staff, men ‘very sad’ to lose Bishop-elect Betancourt

Seminary staff, men ‘very sad’ to lose Bishop-elect Betancourt

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bishop-elect Juan Miguel Betancourt Torres was trying to slip out the back door of the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity the morning of Sept. 17 without being noticed.

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Basilica seminar addresses issues particular to second marriages, blended families

Basilica seminar addresses issues particular to second marriages, blended families

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Remarriage preparation

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St. Jerome School in Maplewood welcomes children of Karen refugees

St. Jerome School in Maplewood welcomes children of Karen refugees

| September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

It seems like a typical morning school scene: dozens of students pouring out of a bus, backpacks over shoulders, chatting with friends before the 9:30 a.m. bell.

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When hard conversations have to happen

When hard conversations have to happen

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

“I wish we didn’t have to talk about this.”

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