Archive for May, 2012

Three men ordained priests of archdiocese

Three men ordained priests of archdiocese

| Sara Kovach | May 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

A crowd of friends, family members, priests and well-wishers filled the Cathedral of St. Paul May 26 for the Mass during which Archbishop John Nienstedt ordained three men to the priesthood

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Msgr. Gregory Schaffer, longtime pastor of San Lucas mission, dies at 78

Msgr. Gregory Schaffer, longtime pastor of San Lucas mission, dies at 78

| May 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

St. Paul native Msgr. Gregory Schaffer, a priest of the Diocese of New Ulm and pastor for 48 years of the diocese’s mission parish of San Lucas Toliman in Guatemala, died May 24 at Cerenity Care  Center Marian of St. Paul, Minn., after a long battle with lymphoma/cancer. He was 78. Msgr. Schaffer achieved national […]

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Catholic university president to speak on mission-focused leadership

Catholic university president to speak on mission-focused leadership

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., will be the next speaker in an ongoing series of talks at the University of St. Thomas addressing the challenges facing Catholic higher education today.

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Kudos to band members from Visitation, St. Thomas schools

Kudos to band members from Visitation, St. Thomas schools

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Also
– Messersmith wins Father Ward business administator award
– Franciscans honor Father Joncas with international award
– Hill-Murray School announces plans to build new space

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Students most inspired by moms, dad, in Center for Mission essay

Students most inspired by moms, dad, in Center for Mission essay

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

“When my dad died I was sad. But when I found out how he died I felt better. I felt better because he had died in a bridge collapse trying to save a mom and her daughter.”

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Students ‘sell’ Mass in ad campaign

Students ‘sell’ Mass in ad campaign

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Be a Hero. Join the Mission. Go to Mass.”

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Seven more parishes exceed Appeal goal

Seven more parishes exceed Appeal goal

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

An additional seven parishes have gone over their 2012 Catholic Services Appeal goal, bringing the total number of parishes over goal to 73.

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Parish Stewardship Toolkit an effective consultant for St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Parish Stewardship Toolkit an effective consultant for St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Our income is up, and because we utilized the toolkit we didn’t have the expense of a consultant”

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Kathy Laird: Retired, but still an award winner

Kathy Laird: Retired, but still an award winner

| May 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

Laird, who recently retired as the director of the archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life, was honored earlier this week by Relevant Radio with its Christ Brings Hope Award.

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Digital Edition – May 24, 2012

Digital Edition – May 24, 2012

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Local cemeteries host Memorial Day Masses. Singer considers blindness a gift. Answering the call. MN Catholic Conference launches ‘First Freedom Project’.

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Mary: Given to us as model and guide

Mary: Given to us as model and guide

Mary’s faith-filled obedience stands in marked contrast to the devil’s rejection of God’s will

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Campus ministry group to visit Twin Cities, share its mission with colleges, individuals

Campus ministry group to visit Twin Cities, share its mission with colleges, individuals

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

CCMA’s executive board meets twice per year at sites across the country. CCMA events are also routinely held in different cities, at hotels or Catholic campus ministry sites at colleges and universities.

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