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Father Clay remembered for beautiful smile, sharing God’s love

Father Clay remembered for beautiful smile, sharing God’s love

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

For decades, Father John Clay attended the parish festival at St. Stanislaus in St. Paul, where he served as pastor from 1975 to 2019.

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Bryant relied on Catholic faith to see him through tough personal times

Bryant relied on Catholic faith to see him through tough personal times

| January 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

As the world mourned the loss of basketball great Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others killed in a tragic helicopter crash Jan. 26, many recalled how Bryant gave much credit to his Catholic faith for seeing him through the bad times and strengthening his marriage and family.

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Father Fitzpatrick remembered as ‘kind and gentle’ pastor

Father Fitzpatrick remembered as ‘kind and gentle’ pastor

| January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Jane Mohr of St. Thomas Aquinas in St. Paul Park first met Father John Fitzpatrick in the late 1970s, she was studying nursing and working on a college degree.

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Obituary for Archbishop Harry J. Flynn

Obituary for Archbishop Harry J. Flynn

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ordained a priest for the Diocese of Albany, New York May 28, 1960; named Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana April 29, 1986; consecrated a bishop on June 24, 1986; named Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis on February 22, 1994; installed as Archbishop September 8, 1995.

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Retired Archbishop Flynn stressed prayer, people

Retired Archbishop Flynn stressed prayer, people

| September 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Complicated legacy includes handling of sexual abuse allegations

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Msgr. Moudry’s ministry focused on pascal mystery

Msgr. Moudry’s ministry focused on pascal mystery

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

“He believed that, because of our faith in the paschal mystery, for the Christian, the final surrender of death would be a familiar and joyous sacrifice. I’m sure it was for him.”

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Brother remembers Father Roach for love of sports, family farm

Brother remembers Father Roach for love of sports, family farm

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jerry was always drawn to his brother’s positive attitude and willingness to help anyone in need.

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Deacon Kraemer dies in Hawaii

Deacon Kraemer dies in Hawaii

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

He was ordained a permanent deacon Dec. 5, 2015. Since then, he has served at Holy Family in St. Louis Park and as a chaplain at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale.

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Father Robert Hamel, who shared vocation with grandson, dies

Father Robert Hamel, who shared vocation with grandson, dies

| May 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Robert Hamel died in Fairfax, Virginia, April 21. He was 91.

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Deacon Catapano dies; served Medina parish for 15 years

Deacon Catapano dies; served Medina parish for 15 years

| April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Deacon Salvatore “Sam” Catapano died March 31. He was 84.

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Friends recall Father Dosh’s pro-life advocacy, pastoral acumen, laugh-filled dinners

Friends recall Father Dosh’s pro-life advocacy, pastoral acumen, laugh-filled dinners

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

“It was a beautiful passing, very peaceful,” said Mary Kuharski. “We were saying the Divine Mercy [Chaplet], another gal and I, over his bed. It was like he had a big release and sigh, and went on to our Lord. That was beautiful.”

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Father William Baer dies unexpectedly

Father William Baer dies unexpectedly

| January 14, 2018 | 12 Comments

A funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Jan. 22, followed by an all-night vigil until 7 a.m. Jan. 23 at Transfiguration.

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