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Steps underway to recoup CSA shortfall

Steps underway to recoup CSA shortfall

| November 11, 2015 | 4 Comments

With a $1 million gap between current gifts and its goal, the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation is employing a number of strategies to be able to fully fund 17 ministries in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Father James Zappa, was pastor and actor

Father James Zappa, was pastor and actor

| November 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Along with pastoring a large suburban parish, the priest who is remembered for his kindness was also a regular in the cast at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, playing a cardinal of the Church.

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Nuncio rep confirms listening sessions will have role in pope’s naming of new archbishop

Nuncio rep confirms listening sessions will have role in pope’s naming of new archbishop

| November 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

A representative of the apostolic nunciature to the United States observed two listening sessions Nov. 2-3 to gather information to aid Pope Francis’ selection of the next archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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A year after Doe 1

A year after Doe 1

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

What the ‘new day’ and ‘new way’ look like now

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Serving those who served

Serving those who served

| Bridget Ryder | November 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Knights of Columbus bring the Mass to Minnesota veterans

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Grants offer ‘hand up, not handout’ to worthy organizations

Grants offer ‘hand up, not handout’ to worthy organizations

| Beth Blair | November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

At age 19, Jessyca Macklin was homeless and jobless due to a domestic abuse situation. That changed after she started working at Elpis Enterprises, St. Paul nonprofit created to provide job training, work experience and job placement for homeless or precariously-housed young people ages 16-23.

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Archdiocese, state in ongoing talks on criminal and civil charges

Archdiocese, state in ongoing talks on criminal and civil charges

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the State of Minnesota will continue meeting outside of court to discuss criminal and civil charges the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office filed against the archdiocese, attorneys for both parties said in an initial hearing Oct. 29 in Ramsey County Court.

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Winning raffle ticket aids education for students world apart

Winning raffle ticket aids education for students world apart

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

For a 6-year-old girl in Nigeria, a winning raffle stub from a parish auction will become her ticket to an education and a childhood free from forced labor.

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St. Sharbel relics coming to Maronite churches

St. Sharbel relics coming to Maronite churches

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maronite Catholics have heard about the miracles — reportedly thousands of them. Some parishioners of St. Maron Maronite Church in Minneapolis say they’ve even witnessed them. Now, all Catholics have the opportunity to venerate first-class relics from the man credited with miracles claimed from Lebanon to the U.S. — St. Sharbel Makhlouf.

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‘Responding to abuse’ — 4-part series opens

‘Responding to abuse’ — 4-part series opens

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

At the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, part one of a series on abuse response addresses hurt, healing and victim support.

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Minnesota Historical Society to buy Hayden Center

Minnesota Historical Society to buy Hayden Center

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis plans to sell the Monsignor Hayden Center, one of its chancery properties, to the Minnesota Historical Society for $4.5 million, officials announced Nov. 3.

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Picture perfect autumn day in St. Paul

Picture perfect autumn day in St. Paul

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Early morning sun shines on the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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