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Father Schaffer put in charge of diocese in Venezuela

Father Schaffer put in charge of diocese in Venezuela

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Greg Schaffer’s plate just got fuller. The priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who serves as the pastor of Jesucristo Resucitado in San Felix, Venezuela, was named administrator of the Diocese of Ciudad Guayana Jan. 17.

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Archdiocese’s Venezuelan mission parish suffering in food crisis

Archdiocese’s Venezuelan mission parish suffering in food crisis

| July 29, 2016 | 2 Comments

“Everybody’s just going hungry,” said Father Greg Schaffer, pastor of Jesucristo Resucitado in San Felix, Venezuela, who last month was named vicar general of the Diocese of Ciudad Guayana. “You go to the grocery store and the shelves are bare.”

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By sharing priests with the people of Venezuela, the archdiocese has been gifted as well

By sharing priests with the people of Venezuela, the archdiocese has been gifted as well

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mission is the mutual exchange and sharing of gifts in faith for the sake of the Gospel. In sharing with our brothers and sisters in Venezuela, we have received gifts back home that have enriched our local Church.

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In Pictures – March 13, 2014

In Pictures – March 13, 2014

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

PEACE PRAYERS
ASH WEDNESDAY

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Redefining beauty

Redefining beauty

| March 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

“Paint the Mirrors,” an initiative started by University of St. Thomas student Angela Deeney, encourages others to leave their mirrors behind for the 40 days of Lent. “I want girls to know that the light they radiate doesn’t come from that shiny piece of metal,” she says, “but from the love they give to others in confidence reflecting back to them, illuminating who they really are.”

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In Pictures

In Pictures

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

VIOLENT PROTEST
PRAYERS FOR PEACE

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Edina jeweler used skills to help poor in Venezuela

Edina jeweler used skills to help poor in Venezuela

| Father Greg Schaffer for The Catholic Spirit | October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last August we mourned the loss of a great missionary from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who had a profound impact on the lives of many at our archdiocesan mission in Venezuela.

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Healing . . . at last

Healing . . . at last

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fourth back surgery the charm for Venezuelan teen

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Catholic Services Appeal – Outreach

Catholic Services Appeal – Outreach

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

– Venezuela mission: All about building better relationships
– Latino ministry tries to meet needs of growing community
– Native American community has many gifts to share with broader church

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Everybody should spend 10 days with a group of priests

Everybody should spend 10 days with a group of priests

| November 4, 2010 | 1 Comment

I spent 10 days this fall traveling, touring, riding in the back of pick-up trucks, dining, praying, shooting the breeze and solving the problems of the world with a handful of our priests. If every Catholic got the chance to do the same they would all have a renewed love for their faith and a renewed faith in the priesthood.

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