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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May 15, 2015

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Turkey hunt brings unexpected challenges

Turkey hunting proved tough this season, with success limited to one bird.

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May 12, 2015

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Rosemount pastor: Ease Nepal’s suffering with CRS donation

At the Request of Archbishop John Nienstedt, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is taking a special collection to fund Catholic Relief Service’s work in Nepal May 16-17.

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May 10, 2015

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“Don’t let the bedbugs bite”

I think I know how moms – and dads – feel after they tuck in a kid at night:

Heavenly!

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May 4, 2015

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10 ways Good Pope John still is guiding

Pope John XXIII’s advice for living a better, holier life can become a meaningful morning prayer for young people, especially, for example, first communicants.

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April 24, 2015

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Friend’s first spring turkey hunt: three birds, two shots

My friend’s turkey hunt ends with two gunshots.

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