RSSLocal News

Hennepin painting recommended for removal from Capitol room

Hennepin painting recommended for removal from Capitol room

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a Jan. 8 letter to the subcommitte, the Minnesota Catholic Conference expressed opposition to the painting’s removal because it represents an important moment in the history of Christianity in the state.

Continue Reading

Archdiocese sells Hazelwood property

Archdiocese sells Hazelwood property

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 10-acre property with a 2,500-square-foot house sold to a Faribault couple for $365,000, $45,000 less than its initial asking price.

Continue Reading

Annual Roseville Lenten feast serves up cod and camaraderie

Annual Roseville Lenten feast serves up cod and camaraderie

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

A fish fry at Corpus Christi Feb. 19 might have been most notable because of who wasn’t there.

Continue Reading

New grant process to expand CRS Rice Bowl funds’ local impact

New grant process to expand CRS Rice Bowl funds’ local impact

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Center for Mission has distributed almost 44,000 Rice Bowls in the archdiocese this year. Last year, 123 local parishes, schools and Catholic institutions participated, and donations totaled $97,713 — $27,000 more than the local Rice Bowl collection in 2012.

Continue Reading

St. Kate’s president to take helm at Milwaukee college

St. Kate’s president to take helm at Milwaukee college

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

After announcing last fall her plans to resign as president of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Sister Andrea Lee has accepted the position as president of Alverno College in Milwaukee.

Continue Reading

Fridley pastor on leave during police investigation

Fridley pastor on leave during police investigation

| February 20, 2016 | 16 Comments

The pastor of St. William in Fridley has taken a voluntary leave of absence from ministry while he is the subject of an Edina Police Department investigation.

Continue Reading

St. Therese Southwest changes name

St. Therese Southwest changes name

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The nonprofit senior housing provider St. Therese Southwest Inc. changed its name to The Glenn Catholic Senior Communities Feb. 1.

Continue Reading

Black Lives Matter plans Crashed Ice protest at Cathedral

Black Lives Matter plans Crashed Ice protest at Cathedral

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said in a statement that the event will go on as planned.

Continue Reading

Father Keller remembered for laughter

Father Keller remembered for laughter

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father Lawrence Keller loved to laugh. That’s one thing his niece and caretaker Mary Kehoe recalled about the priest, who died Feb. 12 at age 93.

Continue Reading

Archdiocese adds deputy director to child protection staff

Archdiocese adds deputy director to child protection staff

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Janell Rasmussen began Feb. 17 to work as deputy director alongside the office’s director, Tim O’Malley, former BCA superintendent.

Continue Reading

Hispanic hearts in Twin Cities  turn to Mexico for pope’s visit

Hispanic hearts in Twin Cities turn to Mexico for pope’s visit

| Bridget Ryder | February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

With anticipation and joy, Hispanic Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis had their hearts in Mexico for the last week, amid Pope Francis’ visit to the country Feb. 12-17.

Continue Reading

Welfare, surrogacy, school choice top MCC’s legislative priorities

Welfare, surrogacy, school choice top MCC’s legislative priorities

| February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Legislature reconvenes March 8 for its 2016 session, scheduled to end May 23. For the Minnesota Catholic Conference, a shorter session than last year’s means focusing on a few key priorities, said Jason Adkins, MCC director.

Continue Reading