Tag: Guardian Angels

Youths expand civil rights perspective with trip to national memorials

Youths expand civil rights perspective with trip to national memorials

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. Thomas Academy senior Sean Hubbard understood the story of Rosa Parks in a new light when he saw the bus stop in Montgomery, Alabama, where she boarded a bus Dec. 1, 1955, the day she refused to give up her seat because of her skin color.

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Pope tells kids battling cancer to talk to their guardian angel every day

Pope tells kids battling cancer to talk to their guardian angel every day

| Carol Glatz | November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is not easy living with cancer, but there is always some kind of victory that awaits each person on the horizon, Pope Francis told young oncology patients from Poland.

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Guardian angels are life’s traveling companions, pope says

Guardian angels are life’s traveling companions, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Christians have guardian angels to encourage and guide them so they won’t become sluggish on their journey in life, Pope Francis said.

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Father Long engaged lay staff in ministry

Father Long engaged lay staff in ministry

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

While Father Jack Long always appreciated working with lay staff in his 40 years of ministry, he said their vital roles became more evident in his final two assignments — both parishes with more than 3,500 households. He refuses to micromanage, he said. “If I’m going to hire a janitor, I’m going to hope that he knows the ins and outs of a boiler, because I don’t.”

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Working with refugees builds friendships at Oakdale parish

Working with refugees builds friendships at Oakdale parish

| Bridget Ryder | December 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

The family assigned to Guardian Angels was a married couple with six children, ages 9 to 19, from Myanmar, also known as Burma, in southeast Asia. They were also reunited with an older daughter who had already settled in Minnesota.

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Guardian Angels’ runners combine exercise, fellowship and mission

Guardian Angels’ runners combine exercise, fellowship and mission

| Kateri Schmidt | September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Guardian Angels parish in Oakdale has discovered a unique way to foster relationships, promote healthy living and fight poverty: a runners club.

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Oakdale parish helping refugee family make Minnesota home

Oakdale parish helping refugee family make Minnesota home

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

“One thing that this parish has a long history of is understanding that relationship is really at the heart of justice,” Bernet said. “Really the only time we make impacts and change in the world is when people change first, and the only way we really do that is by getting to know people.”

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Composer trio hopes Advent concert provides spiritual preparation

Composer trio hopes Advent concert provides spiritual preparation

| November 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

To celebrate the season of anticipating Christ’s birth, music is a common element for parishes, schools and other Catholic entities in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Still time to register for ACCW convention

Still time to register for ACCW convention

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women will hold its annual convention May 1 and 2 at Guardian Angels in Oakdale.

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CD ushers in new liturgical voice with fresh, surprising mix

CD ushers in new liturgical voice with fresh, surprising mix

| Father Jan Michael Joncas | December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’m Lifted Up: Songs and Psalms by Will Pitts, 2010, Guardian Angels Music Ministry

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No real identity crisis in time of transition

No real identity crisis in time of transition

| Father Paul Jarvis | June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

The French must have an expression for the awkward feeling of being known primarily by some association. Not by name or accomplishment, but through some relative: “Hey, you’re so-and-so’s brother, aren’t you?” Or known simply through some institution.

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From Chaska to Chile

From Chaska to Chile

| March 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Students at Guardian Angels School connect with South American peers as part of new language program

About 20 fidgety second-graders lined up in a hallway at Guardian Angels School in Chaska March 17.

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