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Catholic parish builds warm community ties with local police officers

Catholic parish builds warm community ties with local police officers

| September 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Adopt-A-Cop ministry of Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Brookhaven, launched in late February, is helping parishioners forge relationships with local law enforcement.

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Police officers, first responders honored at Blue Mass

Police officers, first responders honored at Blue Mass

| November 2, 2016 | 2 Comments

With heavy hearts, police officers and first responders attended the first Blue Mass in the Archdiocese of St. Paul since 2011.

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Fridley pastor on leave during police investigation

Fridley pastor on leave during police investigation

| February 20, 2016 | 16 Comments

The pastor of St. William in Fridley has taken a voluntary leave of absence from ministry while he is the subject of an Edina Police Department investigation.

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Police officer leans on Catholic faith during Ferguson crisis

Police officer leans on Catholic faith during Ferguson crisis

| Dave Luecking | December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the situation that has become known as simply “Ferguson,” Sgt. John Wall of the St. Louis County Police Department knew in the second week of August that the time had come to stand up and be counted. Peaceful protests after the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer during a confrontation had devolved into rioting and looting.

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Photos: A salute to Officer Scott Patrick

Photos: A salute to Officer Scott Patrick

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Although Officer Patrick was not Catholic, he was considered a friend of St. Thomas Academy, and was a frequent visitor.

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Catholic faith shapes St. Paul police chief’s leadership style

Catholic faith shapes St. Paul police chief’s leadership style

| September 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

St. Paul Police SWAT Team Com­man­der Tom Smith had to rely on his Catholic faith when he found his good friend, St. Paul Police Sgt. Jerry Vick, shot and killed in May 2005. “I had to make sure my mind was in the right place,” he said in an interview with Pat Norby, The Catholic […]

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