Tag: St. Joseph

NFL dream now a reality for 2017 grad of Philadelphia Jesuit high school

NFL dream now a reality for 2017 grad of Philadelphia Jesuit high school

| John Knebels | May 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The NFL announced May 7 it is planning a return to its regular season in the fall, and among the players on the roster for the Detroit Lions will be Philadelphia native and St. Joseph’s Prep star D’Andre Swift.

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Papal devotion: Especially in times of trial, pope turns to St. Joseph

Papal devotion: Especially in times of trial, pope turns to St. Joseph

| Cindy Wooden | March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

St. Joseph is the patron saint of retired Pope Benedict XVI — Joseph Ratzinger — but Pope Francis’ devotion to the husband of Mary and guardian of Jesus is clear as well.

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CUF committed to financial security, faith-filled charity

CUF committed to financial security, faith-filled charity

| Debbie Musser | February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the midst of raising four children under the age of 8, working as a faith formation coordinator, obtaining her master’s degree and writing her second book, financial planning isn’t necessarily top-of-mind for Andrea Zachman.

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Father Long engaged lay staff in ministry

Father Long engaged lay staff in ministry

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

While Father Jack Long always appreciated working with lay staff in his 40 years of ministry, he said their vital roles became more evident in his final two assignments — both parishes with more than 3,500 households. He refuses to micromanage, he said. “If I’m going to hire a janitor, I’m going to hope that he knows the ins and outs of a boiler, because I don’t.”

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From farm to freeway, Rosemount parish celebrates 150 years

From farm to freeway, Rosemount parish celebrates 150 years

| August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dick Brand, 86, believes his farm family is one of the last of its kind at St. Joseph in Rosemount, a sprawling suburban parish that began as a mission in a farming community 150 years ago.

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After violent protests left them stranded in Haiti, St. Joseph mission trip team home safe

After violent protests left them stranded in Haiti, St. Joseph mission trip team home safe

| August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dave Berg can rest a little easier these days. He — and 16 other adults he led on a mission trip to Haiti — are home after protests over a spike in fuel prices closed airports, stranding them in the Caribbean nation.

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Catholic media must not fall behind in digital age, pope says

Catholic media must not fall behind in digital age, pope says

In an age when technology is ever-evolving, Catholic news organizations must be willing to adapt to effectively proclaim the Gospel to all, Pope Francis said.

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Red Wing deacon helps inmates send Christmas greetings

Red Wing deacon helps inmates send Christmas greetings

| Melenie Soucheray | December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cody Rieck, a 21-year-old inmate, has participated in the Christmas photo program before and called it “heartwarming.” He said it makes him happy to be able to do something nice for his friends and family.

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Local ‘patrons’ help revitalize historic Vatican art

Local ‘patrons’ help revitalize historic Vatican art

| Melenie Soucheray | November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are more than two dozen Vatican museums full of new and old artwork representing centuries of cultures and faiths from all over the world. And every year, nearly 6 million people view the art, architecture and ethno-anthropology, from small, fragile pieces to the larger-than-life frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Art historians say the works are a testament to God’s creation and tools for evangelization.

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Twin Cities men help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas

Twin Cities men help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

A group of eight Christian men from around the Twin Cities traveled to Texas to assist with recovery from Hurricane Harvey Aug. 31-Sept. 4. 

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Knights honor clergy, religious from parishes in Dakota County

Knights honor clergy, religious from parishes in Dakota County

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

On an evening dedicated to clergy and religious appreciation, Father Charles Lachowitzer gave an overview of the state of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, painting a hopeful picture of the future.

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St. Joseph, Red Wing, nabs max giving in one day

St. Joseph, Red Wing, nabs max giving in one day

| November 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

Parishioners at St. Joseph in Red Wing make Give to the Max Day one festive event, which has paid off with a second-straight finish in the top 10 for the statewide one-day giving push. St. Joseph finished sixth this year Nov. 17 with $127,766.13 from 69 gifts.

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