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Library exhibit celebrates 200 years of Catholic sisters’ presence in area

A new exhibit titled “Catholic Sisters: The Spirit of St. Louis,” celebrates 200 years of Catholic Sisters’ presence in the St. Louis area.

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Be ‘active bridge builders,’ bishop urges

Those who attended the Annual Thomas Merton Black History Month Lecture at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., Feb. 21 heard Bishop Edward K. Braxton say that in order to bridge the racial divide in the United States one must listen, learn, think, pray and act.

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CUP warms up community by assisting with utilities

The mission of Catholic Urban Programs is to “advance the dignity of the human person through compassionate response to human needs, advocacy for justice, and the empowerment of individuals to reach their full potential.” The agency is doing just that by helping individuals struggling to pay utility bills stemming from the harsh temperatures of the winter, said Venessa Marion, case manager for CUP, one of the ministries supported by The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal.

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Columbia man credits prison ministry for getting life on track

For most of his adult life John Woods was known as Prisoner No. B27737.

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Hubbard Compassionate Assistance Fund buries the poor with prayer

When local hospitals and mortuaries have deceased persons who are indigent and without family or friends to bury them, they usually call Joe Hubbard.

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