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Two saints, two sons inspire liturgical art at Savage parish

Two saints, two sons inspire liturgical art at Savage parish

| Kristi Anderson for The Catholic Spirit | June 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

For the Rasmussen and Schwartz families of St. John the Baptist in Savage, Pentecost Sunday not only celebrated the coming of the Holy Spirit, but also the long-awaited arrival of two life-size liturgical icons portraying St. Kateri Tekakwitha and Redemptorist priest Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos.

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New programs help heal families through fathers at Minneapolis parish

New programs help heal families through fathers at Minneapolis parish

| Jennifer Janikula | June 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Spearheaded by Sagrada Familia, a family services apostolate at St. Stephen, the Year of the Fathers programs help parishioners reflect on masculinity and fatherhood in the Latino community

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Annual appeal seeing success thanks to generosity of local Catholics

Annual appeal seeing success thanks to generosity of local Catholics

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The annual Catholic Services Appeal hasn’t reached its halfway point in the campaign year, but a number of parishes already have met and exceeded their goals — both in dollars and number of donors.

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New priests share the stories of their chalices

New priests share the stories of their chalices

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt blessed the chalices of the archdiocese’s six newest priests at a special Mass May 29 in the chapel of his residence in St. Paul. At a brunch following the Mass, which was held two days before the men were ordained priests at the Cathedral of St. Paul, each spoke briefly about his chalice.

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New book serves as manual for praise and thanksgiving

New book serves as manual for praise and thanksgiving

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

When faced with a problem, it’s natural to want to find the easiest, fastest solution. But even in today’s quick culture, instead of turning to Google, people should turn to the Bible.

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Faith formation student helps coordinate Postal Service food drive

Faith formation student helps coordinate Postal Service food drive

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Presentation Church’s ministry to the hungry in Maplewood just got a big boost, thanks to an 8-year old faith-formation student and the U.S. Postal Service.

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Listening to abuse survivors, building trust important for healing, vicar general says

Listening to abuse survivors, building trust important for healing, vicar general says

| May 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Father Charles Lachowitzer, vicar general of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, attended the gathering that parishioners hosted at the church in early May. It included prayer, song and members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests sharing their stories.

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Hope in things unseen

Hope in things unseen

| John Garvey | May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

We need God’s help, but spiritual talk is unfashionable. The idea that God is active in our lives is equally unfashionable. And yet if he is not, there is nothing to hope for.

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Archdiocesan Marriage Day Celebration is June 7

Archdiocesan Marriage Day Celebration is June 7

The Archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life will host its annual Marriage Day Celebration at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 7, at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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2014 Catholic Directory delayed

2014 Catholic Directory delayed

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Office of Communications is delaying the publication of the Official Minnesota Catholic Directory until August.

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‘Fly a Little Higher’

‘Fly a Little Higher’

| April 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Mom writes about son Zach’s illness and death

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Website users will see subtle transformation

Website users will see subtle transformation

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over the past few months, Rediscover-faith.org, the archdiocesan website, www.archspm.org and www.aimhigher.org have been undergoing a subtle transformation.

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