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Parents of year-old quads see four times the sacrifices, but four times the smiles

Parents of year-old quads see four times the sacrifices, but four times the smiles

| October 24, 2017 | 2 Comments

“It’s a lot more than just having four kids,” Justina said. “It’s four infants, and each kid has their typical infant demands that doesn’t match the kid next to them, and each kid is very unique.”

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Work of local iconographer subject of Basilica exhibition

Work of local iconographer subject of Basilica exhibition

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

For years, icons created by local iconographer Nicholas Markell have been included in the Basilica of St. Mary’s icon procession, held annually at the Minneapolis parish to coincide with All Saints Day. This year’s procession Nov. 4 will be no exception.

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Our Lady of Grace School donates desks to Ghana schools

Our Lady of Grace School donates desks to Ghana schools

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Several Catholic schools in Ghana have newer desks and chairs for students and teachers after a shipment came from Our Lady of Grace Catholic School in Edina.

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Western-influenced 19th-century icons on display at Russian Museum of Art

Western-influenced 19th-century icons on display at Russian Museum of Art

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Russian Sacred Art: Connecting Heaven and Earth” opened at the museum Oct. 14. According to the museum’s description of the exhibition, 19th-century icons are the “least well known and appreciated” in Russia’s centuries-old icon tradition.

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Archbishop dedicates two-year college at St. Thomas

Archbishop dedicates two-year college at St. Thomas

| October 17, 2017 | 4 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda blessed the new two-year Dougherty Family College at the University of St. Thomas Minneapolis campus Oct. 13.

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Aim Higher’s new president to draw from business, education background

Aim Higher’s new president to draw from business, education background

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Local Catholic school scholarship-granting foundation Aim Higher has named a former business consultant and school advancement director its new president.

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Quarter-mile long Fatima rosary procession graces St. Paul

Quarter-mile long Fatima rosary procession graces St. Paul

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

A quarter-mile long sea of people carrying candles and praying in procession filled half of John Ireland Boulevard between the State Capitol and the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul Oct. 13

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Newly incardinated priest likes formation role at seminary

Newly incardinated priest likes formation role at seminary

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Allen Kuss was planning the next phase of his priestly ministry in 2011. A priest of the Diocese of Bismarck, North Dakota, at the time, he was just finishing 20 years on assignment as a military chaplain.
He knew he wanted a change of scenery, but coming to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was not something he was contemplating.

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New initiative aims to support clergy ‘from seminary to cemetery’

New initiative aims to support clergy ‘from seminary to cemetery’

| October 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Priests and deacons in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis can expect to find more avenues for support, thanks to an initiative underway to provide stronger comprehensive care for clergy.

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Red Mass nets largest draw in years with Archbishop Hebda presiding

Red Mass nets largest draw in years with Archbishop Hebda presiding

| October 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Having preached at Red Masses for law professionals in major metropolitan areas, members of the bench and bar in the Twin Cities had their turn to hear from Archbishop Bernard Hebda Oct. 7.

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Archdiocese reconsecration marks culmination of Fatima anniversary Oct. 13

Archdiocese reconsecration marks culmination of Fatima anniversary Oct. 13

| October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cathedral, parishes mark the anniversary of Mary’s final apparition to the shepherd children

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Father Dummer, 76, ministered three years at Buffalo retreat house

Father Dummer, 76, ministered three years at Buffalo retreat house

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

His ministry took him from Tijuana, Mexico, to Sisseton, South Dakota. Of the places he served, his favorite was a parish in Juneau, Alaska.

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