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Cold War inspired manuscript collection effort now led by Benedictine

Cold War inspired manuscript collection effort now led by Benedictine

| Mark Pattison | October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was the global political tension of the Cold War that prompted the collection and copying of millions of pages of sacred manuscripts, a project now being led by Benedictine Father Columba Stewart at St. John’s Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minnesota.

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Book offers look at how Saint John’s Abbey Church was built

Book offers look at how Saint John’s Abbey Church was built

| October 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

For more than 50 years, motorists and passengers on I-94 some 60 miles north of the Twin Cities have seen an enormous concrete structure peeking above the treetops to the south as they near the exit for Collegeville and St. John’s University. The flat trapezoid, the row of bells and the cross in the cutout […]

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Former religious order priest charged for alleged abuse

Former religious order priest charged for alleged abuse

| May 22, 2014

Former Benedictine priest Francis Hoefgen was charged May 21 with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly abusing a minor boy 25 years ago in Hastings.

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Providence Academy to begin construction

Providence Academy to begin construction

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Also: Two local men profess vows at St. John’s

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Two local couples to receive national Catholic education award

Two local couples to receive national Catholic education award

| September 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Two couples from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will receive the Elizabeth Ann Seton Award from the National Catholic Educational Association for their support of Catholic education. The awards will be given Oct. 4 during the 20th annual Seton Awards ceremony at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

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