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Stretch & Grow

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If you’re reading this, you probably already know that for the past couple of weeks we have been talking about stewardship here at Guardian Angels. Lots of people hear that word and think first of dollars and cents. That’s not wrong; money is a part of it and we couldn’t...

October is Stewardship Month

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As we begin our annual Stewardship Campaign this October, we encourage you to consider ways in which you can Be a Cheerful Giver, and Live an Attitude of Gratitude. How does giving back to the Guardian Angels Community in time, talent and treasure enhance your faithful life? What parts of your...

Health Care Is A Human Right

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The day I am writing this is another day when someone came to our door in need of assistance because unpaid medical bills threw the family budget into chaos. No one should have to choose between medicine and the rent, between a doctor visit and the grocery store. In 1963, Pope John XXIII...

What's your immigration story?

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Immigration Sunday is This Weekend Parishes all over Minnesota are highlighting immigration in different ways this weekend. Here at Guardian Angels, we will host a special Coffee and Crumbs in between the 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Mass only. (So, you can stay after the 8:30 or you can come an...

The Cost of Discipleship

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True discipleship begins when we step outside ourselves and face each new day with an openness to seeing life through other people’s eyes. Singing their songs, hearing their stories, sharing their foods, honoring their wounds and, above all, reflecting back to them the Divine Image in...

Don't walk by...

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Everyone Bears Scars... I had a conversation recently that has stuck in my head. It was with a woman that I ran into in our parish parking lot while she was waiting for the Christian Cupboard to open. I was out stretching my legs on a sunny day and she stopped me to ask where the bathroom...

Listen to Your Life

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This time of year can be both joyful and heartbreaking for parents of young men and women who are off to begin building a new life. A friend of mine is experiencing the empty nest for the first time this year and it’s been hard. Time for a gift of a book that’s among my...

It's the Little Things

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It’s getting to be toward the end of August. Whenever a storm is brewing this time of year, my mind travels back to 2005 and Hurricane Katrina. It was only a couple of weeks after that storm that a colleague and I traveled to the Diocese of Biloxi and spent time in Bay St. Louis with the...

Love builds bridges...

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Hope, like every virtue, is a choice that becomes a practice that becomes spiritual muscle memory. It’s a renewable resource for moving through life as it is, not as we wish it to be. This little snippet of wisdom comes from Krista Tippett. (You can connect to her work by going to...

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