July 30, 2015

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Is hunting lions a bad idea?

Local dentist shoots a lion in Zimbabwe adored by locals. How bad of an act is it?

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July 14, 2015

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Rare and awesome bow hunting advice

Deer expert Jim Hill offers to lend a helping hand in deer scouting for the upcoming season.

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July 14, 2015

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Best books in the Catholic Press, 2014

If you’re looking for worthwhile reading in several religious genre, those who judge the annual book awards of the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada have chosen these as the best of their class in the books published in the previous year.

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July 8, 2015

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Knocking us out of our comfort zones

The purpose of “Laudato Si'” is to promote dialogue between men of all faiths and political persuasions about how best to care for the earth, and for each other in the safeguarding of the earth’s precious resources. It is a simple and almost fatherly reminder to become students of Nature.

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July 7, 2015

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Finally. . . let the fishing begin

First fishing trip of the year in Minnesota offers both rewards and challenges.

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July 7, 2015

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11 things to know about Archbishop Hebda

After two quick trips to the Twin Cities, Archbishop Bernard Hebda is spending his first full week in Minnesota. He plans to say the 10 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul July 12. Here are 11 things to know about our new apostolic administrator.

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July 6, 2015

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A convert faces the confessional

There have been great benefits to my regular appointments with my dark side. Confession is the mark of my commitment to fearless self-searching, to conscious effort to become the person I want to be and to seeking spiritual guidance in this process of self-transformation — and it works.

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July 2, 2015

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Hope amid upheaval

In times turmoil, angst and scandal it is easy to look to the outside for answers and consolation. The answers do not come from the outside, but from the inside, and not even within those who hold offices in the Church, but in the Church herself, and how she prevails against the cursory and transient epochs of her time here on earth.

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July 1, 2015

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Fit for God

Living out your faith every day doesn’t need to be hard or complicated but like my overall physical health, big changes can happen over time with little adjustments on a daily basis.

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May 30, 2015

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New priests ‘a dynamic group’

Msgr. Aloysius Callaghan is excited about the eight men ordained May 30 at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul, Minn.
“They’re a very dynamic group and filled with the light of fire for evangelization,” said the rector of St. Paul Seminary, where the were trained. “They have a great desire to reach out to people — that’s certainly timely.”

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