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Non-Catholic cantor; confession and dementia

Non-Catholic cantor; confession and dementia

| Father Kenneth Doyle | October 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Q.I have attended a Catholic church with my husband for 15 years. I am not a Catholic, but I am Christian. We have raised our children as Catholic, and we all attend Mass each week. When I go up in the Communion line with my family, I cross my arms and receive a blessing. Now I have been asked to be a cantor at Mass. Am I allowed to?

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Parishioners train to understand, care for those with dementia

Parishioners train to understand, care for those with dementia

| Susan Klemond | December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of St. Paul parishes have embraced Gospel values of caring for the sick this year by receiving training to understand those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, as part of a neighborhood-based program.

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Nativity parishioners inspired to help those with dementia

Nativity parishioners inspired to help those with dementia

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nativity parishioners are getting involved in a community training program called Dementia Friends to learn how to better understand and care for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

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We are an Easter people

We are an Easter people

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the work of upholding human dignity, the response of the Bethlehem Academy community gave new meaning to a phrase often used in the pro-life community: “dying with dignity.”

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St. Paul team seeks to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s

St. Paul team seeks to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s

| Susan Klemond | December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Saint Paul Neighborhoods — a local collaboration of neighborhood, government, health care and community representatives — works to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

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St. Paul Alzheimer’s initiative offers education, support

St. Paul Alzheimer’s initiative offers education, support

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

As the number of Minnesotans with Alzheimer’s and related dementias is predicted to increase significantly, at least eight communities, including St. Paul, are starting to prepare for the budgetary, social and personal consequences by assessing needs.

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Defending the dignity of those with dementia

Defending the dignity of those with dementia

| Father Tad Pacholczyk | October 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

I once heard a remarkable story from a woman named Cecilia sitting next to me on a long flight. She told me how her mother had suffered from dementia for many years, eventually reaching the point that she could no longer recognize any of her children when they would visit at the nursing home.

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