Tag: St. Paul

United — in charity — as family

United — in charity — as family

| October 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

I recently spoke to a former colleague of mine who has been assigned to an exciting ministry halfway around the globe. “It sounds like you’re doing great,” I said. “Too bad you’re so far from your family.” With the wisdom and insight that explains why I’ve considered him such a good friend for decades, he quickly responded: “Whenever we’re working for the Church, we’re never really away from family.”

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More than 200 gather near State Capitol to begin 54-day rosary novena

More than 200 gather near State Capitol to begin 54-day rosary novena

| August 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

More than 200 people, many bearing signs and posters with the Blessed Virgin Mary’s image, and each one holding a rosary, prayed for more than an hour at a park near the State Capitol in St. Paul Aug. 15 as they began a 54-day rosary novena for peace and healing in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, racial tensions and political divisions.

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Ham Lake couple trust God as they grow family flower farm business

Ham Lake couple trust God as they grow family flower farm business

| August 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

“There are some Black-eyed Susans over here that I love,” Kristen Carlstrom said as she walked toward rows of yellow-petaled flowers with their signature chocolate-colored center. She crouched down and cradled one of the blooms in her hand. “These are totally unique,” she said, noting that her variety has more layers of petals than the typical flower. “The colors go beautifully with so many other things. I love how frilly it is.”

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St. Paul church temporarily closes after visiting priest tests positive for coronavirus

St. Paul church temporarily closes after visiting priest tests positive for coronavirus

| August 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

St. Louis King of France church and its ministries in downtown St. Paul closed Aug. 4 as Marist priests serving there went into quarantine because a visiting priest tested positive for COVID-19.

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Deacon Kenney served five parishes

Deacon Kenney served five parishes

| July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Deacon Joseph Kenney of St. Paul, who served five parishes following his ordination in 1981, died July 21 at age 82.

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Family makes birthday surprise work despite coronavirus restrictions

Family makes birthday surprise work despite coronavirus restrictions

| April 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Margaret Mallinger turned 92 this month, and her family was determined to wish her well, despite restrictions at the senior living complex that are in place to protect residents and staff from the coronavirus.

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After Catholic school leaders protest, St. Paul adds private school families to COVID-19 effort

After Catholic school leaders protest, St. Paul adds private school families to COVID-19 effort

| April 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Following protests from Catholic school leaders and others, the city of St. Paul is now including families with students in non-public schools among those eligible for a COVID-19-related relief effort: a one-time, $1,000 payment for emergency housing assistance.

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Catholic school leaders ask that private school families, nonprofits be eligible

Catholic school leaders ask that private school families, nonprofits be eligible

| March 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Leaders from 10 Catholic schools in St. Paul, including St. Agnes, St. Peter Claver and Cretin-Durham Hall, asked Mayor Melvin Carter to include Catholic school families and nonprofits in a proposed St. Paul Bridge Fund set to go before the city’s Housing and Redevelopment Authority April 1.

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Pro-life supporters oppose St. Paul abortion resolution

Pro-life supporters oppose St. Paul abortion resolution

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The seven-member St. Paul City Council took a stand on abortion when it voted March 4 at its weekly meeting to designate March 10 Abortion Providers Appreciation Day.

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Faith-filled quiet in busy places

Faith-filled quiet in busy places

| Susanna Parent | September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you happen to be in the city known for Fenway Park, the Freedom Trail and a marathon that draws people from around the world, you might consider visiting a lesser-known but even more inspiring site.

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Restored bells ring in new era for St. Bernard

Restored bells ring in new era for St. Bernard

| May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bells chiming in St. Bernard’s renovated bell towers since Easter Sunday signal more than sacred times in St. Paul’s North End neighborhood.

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Damascus archbishop describes Syrian Catholics’ plight

Damascus archbishop describes Syrian Catholics’ plight

| November 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Jan. 8, a bomb exploded in the bedroom of Archbishop Samir Nassar, who leads the Archeparchy of Damascus, Syria. He was in a nearby room and wasn’t hurt.

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