Tag: Mary Jo Copeland

Copeland’s words signal core of faith, archdiocese’s future

Copeland’s words signal core of faith, archdiocese’s future

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | October 8, 2015

“Come and soak the feet of the poor with me.”

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Bishop Cozzens: Pope offering ‘beautiful example’ of caring for others

Bishop Cozzens: Pope offering ‘beautiful example’ of caring for others

| September 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bishop Andrew Cozzens, auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, had dinner with pilgrims from the archdiocese Sept. 25 who attended the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia and were preparing for Pope Francis’ Sept. 26 arrival into the city for the Festival of Families on Saturday and the World Meeting of Families’ closing Mass Sunday.

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Local Catholic hugs the pope

Local Catholic hugs the pope

| September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mary Jo Copeland, founder of Sharing and Caring Hands in Minneapolis, got to do it not once, but twice during a private audience the afternoon of Sept. 24 at the Vatican Embassy in Washington, D.C.

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Papal surprise: Mary Jo Copeland to meet Pope Francis in Washington

Papal surprise: Mary Jo Copeland to meet Pope Francis in Washington

| September 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mary Jo Copeland, 73, who founded Sharing and Caring Hands in 1985, will meet the pontiff in person, along with her husband, Dick, and Bishop Andrew Cozzens.

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Mary’s Place expands to help more families

Mary’s Place expands to help more families

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mary Jo Copeland plans to retire “when I get to heaven.”

Until then, the founder of Sharing and Caring Hands said her reverence for Jesus and his people is keeping her at the work she began in 1985, including the latest project, just approved by the Minneapolis Planning Commission and by the city council.

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Mary Jo’s story: There’s more to tell in revised biography

Mary Jo’s story: There’s more to tell in revised biography

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mary Jo knew an updated version could reach even more people with her message of God’s love and her work with the poor and homeless, she said, and it could inspire readers to make a difference themselves.

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The White House calls: Copeland plans visit to get award

The White House calls: Copeland plans visit to get award

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Copeland founded Sharing and Caring Hands in 1985 as a safety net for those who couldn’t get help from the government — those who fell through the cracks.

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Sharing and Caring Hands founder to receive Presidential Citizens Medal

Sharing and Caring Hands founder to receive Presidential Citizens Medal

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mary Jo Copeland will be among 13 recipients of the medal, the nation’s second-highest civilian honor.

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