Tom Mertens of Medina has been named the new chief financial officer for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
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The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis announced earlier today that Marty Frauenheim, Superintendent of Schools, is retiring effective October 24th. The process to find a successor to Ms. Frauenheim is now underway.
To inaugurate the Year of Faith, Bishop Lee Piché will lead a pilgrimage on Oct. 2 to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wis.
“In the coming year, you will begin to see positive changes in the way we communicate, including a more integrated approach to print and digital media.” – Archbishop John Nienstedt
Archbishop John Nienstedt has removed the pastor of Blessed Sacrament parish in St. Paul, Reverend Curtis Wehmeyer, after learning of allegations that the priest had engaged in misconduct involving a minor.
A Communion host that turned red after it fell on the floor of St. Augustine Church in South St. Paul in June is not a miracle, according to a news release from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
On July 1, 2011, Queen of Peace Hospital officially merged with Mayo Clinic Health Systems. Simultaneously, the Sisters of the Order of St. Benedict of St. Joseph, the religious sponsors of the hospital since 1952, discontinued their Catholic sponsorship. Consequently, Queen of Peace Hospital is no longer a Catholic hospital.
Helping parishes build vibrant, engaged communities is the goal of the 2011 Archdiocesan Stewardship Conference Saturday, Feb. 26.
The annual collection to support retired religious is taken up each December, and area Catholics have always been generous. But this year, School Sister of Notre Dame Midge Breiter, who oversees the local Retirement Fund for Religious, is concerned that many people missed the call to help because of bad weather.
Business education at the University of St. Thomas took a leap forward by earning accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in November.
Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011, marks the solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, which in 2011 is not a holy day of obligation because it falls on a Saturday.
The Archdiocese wishes it to be known that the Catholic Coalition for Church Reform, the 2010 synod, and individuals endorsing the same, are not agents or entities of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis or the Roman Catholic Church