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Archbishop Ireland remembered 100 years after his death

Archbishop Ireland remembered 100 years after his death

| March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

‘The Consecrated Blizzard of the Northwest’

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Cathedral Centennial

Cathedral Centennial

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

A century has passed since the cathedral’s first Mass, a road mark toward the monument’s completion and affirmation for Catholics who sacrificed to build it

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‘It is your home’

‘It is your home’

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

John McCormack was better suited than most to judge the countenance of Archbishop John Ireland 100 years ago on March 28 when thousands came to attend the first Mass at the informal opening of the fourth and current Cathedral of St. Paul.

As the McCormack of Clark & McCormack, the company that provided the granite for the cathedral, he would have had many opportunities to be with the St. Paul archbishop during the near decade of planning and construction of the “new cathedral” on the brow of what St. Paulites then called St. Anthony Hill.

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