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Pope Francis’ Mass to include music of Father Joncas

Pope Francis’ Mass to include music of Father Joncas

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The priest-composer of “On Eagle’s Wings” was “surprised, delighted and humbled” to learn that another of his works, the processional “Exultate, Justi,” would be performed at the papal Mass on Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia Sept. 27.

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Help is here for archdiocese’s Catholic grade schools

Help is here for archdiocese’s Catholic grade schools

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new organization is rallying to boost enrollment and promote best practices for Catholic grade schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, and it is calling on the community to help.

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150 years is reason to celebrate in Union Hill

150 years is reason to celebrate in Union Hill

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bishop Andrew Cozzens will preside at the 10 a.m. anniversary Mass Sunday, Oct. 11 at a parish founded by German immigrants some 40 miles southwest of the Twin Cities.

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Donations to bring relief to Nepal earthquake victims, world’s needy

Donations to bring relief to Nepal earthquake victims, world’s needy

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Your gifts are going to help those who need help in earthquake-ravaged Nepal and elsewhere around the globe.

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Papal surprise: Mary Jo Copeland to meet Pope Francis in Washington

Papal surprise: Mary Jo Copeland to meet Pope Francis in Washington

| September 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mary Jo Copeland, 73, who founded Sharing and Caring Hands in 1985, will meet the pontiff in person, along with her husband, Dick, and Bishop Andrew Cozzens.

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Basilica to host Dominican Rite Mass Sept. 19

Basilica to host Dominican Rite Mass Sept. 19

| September 17, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Mass is organized by the local chapter of Una Voce, an international organization formed in 1966 to maintain the use of the extraordinary form of the Mass in Latin and to promote the use of Latin, Gregorian chant and sacred polyphony in the Church’s musical traditions.

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Local leader heading U.S., international Latino welcome in Philly

Local leader heading U.S., international Latino welcome in Philly

| September 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The president of the National Catholic Association of Diocesan Directors for Hispanic Ministry, Manancero has been charged with leading pre-conference events for Latin American Catholics Sept. 21, ahead of the World Meeting of Families’ opening event Sept. 22.

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New, down-sized plan for Nye’s site next door to Our Lady of Lourdes

New, down-sized plan for Nye’s site next door to Our Lady of Lourdes

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Revised plan called positive by committee from the 158-year-old church.

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West St. Paul KCs take top culture of life honor

West St. Paul KCs take top culture of life honor

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Creative fundraising approach allowed the West St. Paul council to purchase an ultrasound for a pro-life group and won an award, too.

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Pilgrim Virgin statue to be in Mendota Oct. 10

Pilgrim Virgin statue to be in Mendota Oct. 10

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Veneration of the statue will be open to the public from 1:30-to-3 p.m. Oct. 10 at St. Peter Church, Mendota.

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Jeb Myers named president of Cristo Rey High School

Jeb Myers named president of Cristo Rey High School

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

No longer “interim,” Myers takes another leadership post at the Minneapolis school.

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Year of Mercy prep: Basilica closes holy door

Year of Mercy prep: Basilica closes holy door

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The holy door will be closed so that it can be ceremoniously opened again as a sign that the Church is opening a year of consolation, pardon and hope.

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