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Archbp. Nienstedt (St Paul and Minneapolis) proposes Marriage Prayer for MN Amendment

From The Catholic Spirit, the newspaper and site of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, comes this.  With my emphases and comments:
To assist statewide efforts to defend and define marriage in the Minnesota Constitution, Archbishop John Nienstedt has … Continue reading

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Minnesota: complaint that Church was “lobbying” concerning true marriage dismissed

I think there may be a political/social war brewing in St. Paul, Minnesota along the lines of what we saw in Madison, Wisconsin over the issue of the state budget and labor unions.  In Minnesota, however, the issue will be … Continue reading

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Baldichin By Baldichin

The destruction inflicted on our churches in the name of Vatican II still makes the angels weep.
However, a restoration is slowly picking up momentum.
Here is a good example.
I like to visit the Cathedral if my native place, St Paul and … Continue reading

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Prodigies apart, people are born simply to love and to be loved.

I have wondered from time to time whether or not how many prodigies the likes of Bach have been aborted, creative healers such as Salk or poets such as Eliot have been ended before their birth.  Leaving aside the prodigies, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Bishops ask parishes to create grass-roots committees in defense of marriage

In my native place, Minnesota, the Catholic Bishops have banded together in a defense of true marriage against a redefinition of marriage to include something unnatural.  Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.  They are working together to support passage of … Continue reading

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Minnesota Catholic Conference and Archd. STP/MPLS says “Catholics For Marriage Equality MN” is NOT affiliated with Church

I direct now your attention to the website of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and their Office for Marriage and Family.  The Archdiocese made this apparent on the front page of their website.
As you may recall, His Excellency … Continue reading

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St. Paul/Mpls: Archdiocesan Corpus Christi Procession – Sunday 26 June

Archdiocesan Corpus Christi Procession, Sunday, June 26, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Little Sisters of the Poor to the Cathedral of St. Paul. Bring your family and friends for this festive walk with our Eucharistic Lord. Ice cream social follows. Park in the … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nienstedt and the defense of true marriage

In this week’s number of The Catholic Spirit, the newspaper and site of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, His Excellency Most Rev. John Nienstedt has a column about the Minnesota Marriage Amendment, that is, a defense of real … Continue reading

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An act of defiance by a priest

From the Minneapolis STrib comes this.
The featured cleric, Fr. Michael Tegeder, pastor of St. Edward’s in Bloomington, MN, has been a source of dissent in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for years.  We have seen him here (Tegeder … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nienstedt’s letter to editor about legislation, taxes and abortion

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune on7 February printed an editorial calling for no new limits on abortion rights.  My emphases and comments with editing.
Reject new limits on abortion rights
If ending a pregnancy is legal, income should not be a barrier. [Translation: The … Continue reading

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