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Advent hymn’s composer aims to draw audience into the quiet of the season

Advent hymn’s composer aims to draw audience into the quiet of the season

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Connecting “Night of Silence” with “Silent Night” gives the piece a “sense of nostalgia and a connection with our past and a connection with our tradition and where we’ve been,” Kantor said. “It takes … ‘Silent Night’ and breaks it open and makes it new again by redirecting people to that time in the liturgical year that precedes Christmas.”

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Recent college grad spreads message of human dignity, sexual integrity

Recent college grad spreads message of human dignity, sexual integrity

| Jessica Weinberger | December 4, 2017 | 1 Comment

“Ever since coming into the Catholic Church, God looked at my plans and my heart and said, ‘I have a script for you to follow,’” Orenge said.

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Bishops invite faithful to Mass of Solidarity to pray for migrants, refugees

Bishops invite faithful to Mass of Solidarity to pray for migrants, refugees

| December 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens will celebrate a Mass of Solidarity
5 p.m. Dec. 9 for Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. 

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Washington Archdiocese takes transit system to court over ad guidelines

Washington Archdiocese takes transit system to court over ad guidelines

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Washington filed suit in federal court Nov. 28 over the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s advertising guidelines after the transit system rejected an Advent and Christmas advertisement.

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New St. Therese senior apartments open

New St. Therese senior apartments open

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic senior living and care organization St. Therese opened an addition of 64 senior apartment units at its Woodbury campus Nov. 21.

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Thanksgiving: A unique holiday for a uniquely diverse nation

Thanksgiving: A unique holiday for a uniquely diverse nation

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

What does Thanksgiving really mean to you? Is it just a really big dinner, or is there something more about it that maybe you’ve forgotten?

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Realizing today may be one’s last day changes how one lives, pope says

Realizing today may be one’s last day changes how one lives, pope says

| Carol Glatz | November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is not morbid to start each day understanding that it may be one’s last, Pope Francis said.

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Care for the dying does not mean obstinately resisting death, pope says

Care for the dying does not mean obstinately resisting death, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

People who are dying must be accompanied with the love of family members and the care of medical professionals, but there is no requirement that every means available must be used to prolong their lives, Pope Francis said.

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Archbishop Hebda invites pilgrims to accompany him to Italy

Archbishop Hebda invites pilgrims to accompany him to Italy

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Hebda is returning to Italy for a pilgrimage Sept. 20-28, 2018, and he has invited Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to accompany him.

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Letters – November 9, 2017

Letters – November 9, 2017

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Checking agendas
‘Above and beyond’

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Butera recalls ‘epiphany moment’ before World Series win with Twins

Butera recalls ‘epiphany moment’ before World Series win with Twins

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before her death in February of 1987, Sal Butera’s mother-in-law told his wife, Gina, that he would play in the World Series that year.

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Catechetical Institute draws people into the story of faith

Catechetical Institute draws people into the story of faith

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Barbara Heil, a Pentecostal pastor, had been looking into auditing a class on Church history at the University of St. Thomas in 2011 when she stumbled upon an unfamiliar institute on its St. Paul campus at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.

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