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Archbishop Hebda follows in the footsteps of 11 bishops and archbishops

Archbishop Hebda follows in the footsteps of 11 bishops and archbishops

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda is the 12th bishop or archbishop to lead the 166-year-old Archdiocese of
St. Paul and Minneapolis, with its 825,000 Catholics and 187 parishes. He succeeds a list of bishops and archbishops with varied backgrounds and impressive legacies.

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St. Therese partners with North Memorial for transitional care center

St. Therese partners with North Memorial for transitional care center

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Located on the fourth floor of North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, 32 private rooms are designated for patients transitioning from hospital to home due to illness, injury or surgery.

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Leading ‘the Church that Christ wants us to be’

Leading ‘the Church that Christ wants us to be’

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

A month before his installation as Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Archbishop Bernard Hebda sat down with The Catholic Spirit for a broad interview. He spoke about his mentors, his life before the seminary, and his hopes and prayers for the archdiocese.

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Colleagues: Archbishop Hebda a pastor through and through

Colleagues: Archbishop Hebda a pastor through and through

| Sam Patet | May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Humble. Down to earth. Intelligent. Funny. Prayerful.

Talk to anyone who’s worked with Archbishop Bernard Hebda, and they’re likely to use one of those words to describe him. As a priest and, for the last six-and-a-half years, as a bishop, they say Archbishop Hebda has let his joyful personality guide all his interactions with God’s people.

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‘Only Jesus’: Archbishop Hebda’s installation Mass homily

‘Only Jesus’: Archbishop Hebda’s installation Mass homily

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the course of the past 11 months, I’ve come to believe that God the Father is calling us as a Church to let go of everything other than Jesus. The circumstances in which we find ourselves have left us humbled and exposed, and at times the object of public scorn and reproach. The bonds of communion that have long been the strength of this local Church have been tested and challenged as we come to grips with our past and strive to make plans for the future.

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Catholics express excitement, hope with new archbishop

Catholics express excitement, hope with new archbishop

| Susan Klemond | May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Even if they had not previously met him, Catholics attending Archbishop Bernard Hebda’s May 13 installation Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul used some of the same words to describe their new prelate: warm, personable, joyful and a good listener.

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Installation brings celebration of hope, humility, community

Installation brings celebration of hope, humility, community

| Bridget Ryder | May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

For Michael Larson, a junior at Totino-Grace High School in Fridley, the installation was his second celebration with the archbishop in a week, since he was just confirmed on Monday. Besides the episcopal encounter and the liturgy, he enjoyed meeting other high school students of the local Church.

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Text of Pope Francis mandate to Archbishop Hebda

Text of Pope Francis mandate to Archbishop Hebda

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here’s an English translation of the formal document by which the pope appointed the new Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, installed May 13 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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Archbishop Hebda’s Coat of Arms

Archbishop Hebda’s Coat of Arms

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

A bishop’s coat of arms traditionally has four parts: a shield with “charges,” or symbols, signifying his family, home or religious devotions; a processional cross representing his rank as bishop; a green pilgrim’s hat; and a scroll with his motto.

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Archbishop has national leadership experience

Archbishop has national leadership experience

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

All bishops and archbishops in the United States are members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the assembly that works on behalf of Catholics throughout the country to promote the greater good.

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At welcome prayer service, archbishop calls for putting people first

At welcome prayer service, archbishop calls for putting people first

| Susan Klemond | May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Citing social justice efforts such as the new Dorothy Day Center in St. Paul, which has drawn the support of people of different religious traditions, the archbishop emphasized the importance of collaboration and being shrewd with resources while focusing on human needs. “If our work is to succeed, our work has to be God’s work,” he said.

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Digital Edition – May 12, 2016

Digital Edition – May 12, 2016

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Hebda’s installation preparation, St. Kate’s gets new president, St. Katerine Drexel shrine for sale, Young organists, Congratulations, graduates

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