Tag: St. Michael

West St. Paul parish merges with Our Lady of Guadalupe

West St. Paul parish merges with Our Lady of Guadalupe

| July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

As part of the merger, St. Michael’s sacramental records will transfer to Our Lady of Guadalupe, which is less than 2 miles away.

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Stillwater Catholic teen upholds human dignity with new scout patch

Stillwater Catholic teen upholds human dignity with new scout patch

| June 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Inspired to help others grow in their faith, Girl Scout Carrie Johnson has become the first Girl or Boy Scout in the country to create a Catholic-themed patch, according to national Catholic scouting committee members.

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USCCB releases pope’s book on devil, spiritual tools to combat evil

USCCB releases pope’s book on devil, spiritual tools to combat evil

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has released a new book of Pope Francis’ teachings on the history of the devil, “his empty promises and works” and “how we can actively combat him.”

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Deacon Becker served in St. Michael

Deacon Becker served in St. Michael

| May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Deacon Donald Becker died May 24 at age 89. He was born in Rogers in 1930.

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St. Michael slated for sale and merger in late March

St. Michael slated for sale and merger in late March

| March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. Michael in West St. Paul plans to merge with Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Paul by March 31, St. Michael parish leadership announced March 6.

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Legion of Mary ministers to Stillwater inmates in aftermath of officer’s death

Legion of Mary ministers to Stillwater inmates in aftermath of officer’s death

| Susan Klemond | October 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

On a Sunday afternoon in October, 14 inmates in the chapel of the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater listened as Jeanne McDonald, 60, read a prayer by Blessed Solanus Casey and highlighted two lines she thought they’d especially relate to: “Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger.”

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Prayer to St. Michael makes resurgence in response to abuse crisis

Prayer to St. Michael makes resurgence in response to abuse crisis

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

In response to the church abuse crisis, many parishes around the country have been bringing out the big guns in a spiritual sense — calling on St. Michael the Archangel to help the church.

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Once a priest at ‘parish to the mall,’ Father Thompson maintains Franciscan spirituality

Once a priest at ‘parish to the mall,’ Father Thompson maintains Franciscan spirituality

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Dennis Thompson hasn’t been a member of the Franciscan order for 15 years, but he considers himself “a Franciscan at heart.”

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Local parishes can celebrate Blessed Casey’s first feast day

Local parishes can celebrate Blessed Casey’s first feast day

| July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Blessed Casey, a Capuchin priest in Detroit, was born in 1870 in Oak Grove, Wisconsin, about 15 miles west of Hastings. His uncle was pastor of St. Michael in Stillwater, where a young Solanus was confirmed. As a teenager, Father Casey was in the care of his priest-uncle and worked odd jobs in Stillwater, including at a lumber mill and brick kiln.

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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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FORMED fuels discipleship in archdiocesan parishes

FORMED fuels discipleship in archdiocesan parishes

| May 10, 2017 | 2 Comments

One-size-fits-all faith formation programs don’t exist, but a new online platform called FORMED has taken a serious stab at providing a wealth of resources to fit with the hectic lives of parishioners.

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St. Michael’s legacy to endure on St. Paul’s West Side and West St. Paul

St. Michael’s legacy to endure on St. Paul’s West Side and West St. Paul

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Michael’s final Sunday Mass Nov. 27 will mark the end of an era for a parish founded 150 years ago to serve working-class Irish immigrants.

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