A vicar for Latino ministry has been appointed, a Latino Ministry Advisory Board is in place, and progress has been made toward establishing Latino centers and a parish leadership training program.
After a year of tears and celebrations, planning and action, six parishes in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will legally and canonically become three parishes on Sunday, Jan. 1.
St. Michael School in West St. Paul has invited parents and students from St. Matthew in St. Paul to visit what will be their new regional campus next year.
The schools involved are Holy Trinity and St. John Vianney in South St. Paul; St. Joseph and St. Michael in West St. Paul; and St. Matthew in St. Paul.
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS: REINVESTING IN OUR FUTURE
A group charged by Archbishop John Nienstedt to make recommendations to him to help ensure the strength and sustainability of Catholic elementary schools in the archdiocese is on schedule to deliver its report by the June 27 deadline.
For Kate Konkol, the most difficult aspect of St. Andrew in St. Paul closing is her concern for those who have been parishioners for 50 years and more.