February 7, 2014

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Crashed Ice construction

The track is being constructed. Follow along with photos of the construction on The Catholic Spirit’s Facebook page.

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February 1, 2014

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Blessed Trinity principal and teachers camp out to bring attention to school’s 20th anniversary

To bring extra attention to the school’s 20th anniversary, the Catholic Schools raffle and its $20,000 goal, a group of school staff, dubbed the Fearless Frozen 5, will camp out in the cold night air at Blessed Trinity’s Penn Campus Feb. 1. following the Sno*Ball dance and auction.

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January 30, 2014

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Stuck confessing the same sins over and over?

If confession feels like the same thing over and over again, maybe it’s time to look at whether we really want to get rid of those sins and how God will help us do that.

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January 28, 2014

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Matt Birk to sign copies of his new book at Saint Patrick’s Guild

A little over a year after Matt Birk and the Baltimore Ravens emerged victorious in the Super Bowl, Matt will be back home in the Twin Cities signing copies of his new book All-Pro Wisdom.

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January 17, 2014

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9 days, 4 high tech ways to pray to end abortion

This year, to mark the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the USCCB has made available four different ways to engage in a novena for life:

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January 6, 2014

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When Eucharistic Adoration feels like the library, try more Fear of the Lord

Spending time with the Lord in adoration can feel like hanging out at the library if we’re not focused on the fact that God is right in front of us. A healthy fear of the Lord gives us awe and reverence for His Eucharistic Presence.

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January 2, 2014

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Another chance to read — not see — ‘The Book Thief’

Recent release of the movie of the same title blessedly returned attention to Markus Zusak’s 2005 novel, “The Book Thief,” giving lovers of great writing a second chance at this superb read.

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January 2, 2014

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2013 Outdoors highlights

As I look ahead to outdoor adventures in 2014, I think it’s worthwhile to take a look back on 2013 and recall the blessings of the year. There were many highlights, and I offer this list of the best ones: Snow bird It might seem tough to name turkey hunting in the snow – in […]

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January 1, 2014

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9 Days for Life: Get your information here!

Together, let’s build a culture of life. On January 22, 2014 America will remember the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Since that tragic decision, more than 55 million children’s lives have been lost to abortion, and the lives of millions of their parents have been shattered. In prayerful recognition, “Nine Days of Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage” […]

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December 23, 2013

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The forgotten Christmas carol verses

Those old familiar carols are more than seasonal tunes if you sing past the first couple verses. Some offer good meditations on not only the Lord’s birth but his life and resurrection.

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