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A bishop after Mary’s own heart

A bishop after Mary’s own heart

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bishop Andrew Cozzens
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Foster brother finds refuge from abusive past

Foster brother finds refuge from abusive past

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

To say Sergei Thomas had a troubled life as a teenager would be an understatement.

The truth is, his home environment was a train wreck, with Thomas and his brother and sister victimized by a verbally and physically abusive stepfather.

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Sister leads the way for younger brother

Sister leads the way for younger brother

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Big sisters often push their younger siblings away, fighting for their independence and fending off attempts by a little brother to “tag along.”

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Bishop Cozzens: ‘Let us ask Mary to give us her heart’

Bishop Cozzens: ‘Let us ask Mary to give us her heart’

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Bishop Andrew Cozzens delivered the following remarks to the assembly at his episcopal ordination Mass Dec. 9 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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The making of a bishop

The making of a bishop

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A look back at Bishop Cozzens’ childhood and formation, in photos.

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Coat of arms shows devotion to Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Coat of arms shows devotion to Jesus, Mary and Joseph

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An explanation of Bishop Andrew Cozzens’ coat of arms is from the worship aid used at his ordination Mass Dec. 9.

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Bishop will continue to be a friend of priestly fraternity

Bishop will continue to be a friend of priestly fraternity

| Susan Klemond | December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bishop Andrew Cozzens helped found Companions of Christ, comprised of local priests and seminarians who support one another through fraternal sharing groups, prayer and fellowship.

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‘Thanks be to God’: Bishop Cozzens ordained

‘Thanks be to God’: Bishop Cozzens ordained

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

What began in prayerful reflection ended in jubilant celebration as auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens was ordained in a packed Cathedral of St. Paul Dec. 9 on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Con­­ception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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Future bishop’s faith nurtured by St. Paul’s Outreach

Future bishop’s faith nurtured by St. Paul’s Outreach

| Susan Klemond | December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

After his sophomore year of college, Andrew Cozzens spent the summer growing in his Catholic faith as part of a St. Paul’s Outreach summer household.

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As NET leader, young Cozzens had clear sense of direction

As NET leader, young Cozzens had clear sense of direction

| Susan Klemond | December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

During the long van rides between NET youth retreats in 1991 and 1992, Andrew Cozzens and the team he co-led had time to reflect on faith, evangelization and their vocational calls.

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Video – Highlights from Bishop Andrew Cozzens’ ordination Mass

Video – Highlights from Bishop Andrew Cozzens’ ordination Mass

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Episcopal ordination of Bishop Andrew Cozzens at the Cathedral of St. Paul on Dec. 9, 2013.

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Video: Bishop Andrew Cozzens’ ordination Mass

Video: Bishop Andrew Cozzens’ ordination Mass

| December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Episcopal Ordination of The Most Reverend Bishop Cozzens
December 9, 2013
Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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