Tag: Bishop Andrew Cozzens

Encountering Pope Francis through beauty and joy

Encountering Pope Francis through beauty and joy

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The last full week of September felt like our entire country had an encounter with a saint. People I met who were paying attention to the visit of our Holy Father were surprised by joy. Many could not explain what was happening in them as they watched Pope Francis on TV or waved at him from a crowd.

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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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Men: ‘Come and be renewed’ at pilgrimage to shrine in La Crosse Oct. 10

Men: ‘Come and be renewed’ at pilgrimage to shrine in La Crosse Oct. 10

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

A special men-only pilgrimage is an opportunity to strengthen the faith to live as a Catholic man.

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Faith and fiesta merge at Dia de La Familia

Faith and fiesta merge at Dia de La Familia

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Music, Mass, food and fun were all part of a special day to celebrate the culture of Latino Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Gratitude for God’s goodness in trying times

Gratitude for God’s goodness in trying times

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | July 2, 2015

This past week we celebrated the solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, the patronal feast of our archdiocese. It provided for me an opportunity to be grateful for the gift of our archdiocese. I thought of the many incredible priests who serve so faithfully and I am privileged to count as my brothers. I thought of the dedicated lay people and religious who inspire me by their holiness as they try to pursue a life of discipleship with Jesus.

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Catholic schools to be served by new mission-focused initiative

Catholic schools to be served by new mission-focused initiative

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new initiative by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for Catholic Schools is unfolding, Bishop Andrew Cozzens announced April 17. It is set to launch July 1.

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Bishop to Legislature: With driver’s license bill, Minnesotans have moral obligation to immigrants

Bishop to Legislature: With driver’s license bill, Minnesotans have moral obligation to immigrants

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bishop Andrew Cozzens called a measure to allow Minnesotans without legal status to obtain provisional driver’s licenses or state-issued identification “good policy even if it’s politically difficult.”

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Latino parishes celebrate confirmation

Latino parishes celebrate confirmation

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Cathedral of St. Paul was packed to the limit June 14, as friends and families gathered to witness the confirmation of 334 youth and young adults from the 14 Latino parishes in the archdiocese. Bishop Andrew Cozzens was the presider.

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Grilling a bishop

Grilling a bishop

| Bridget Ryder for The Catholic Spirit | June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Young adults ask tough questions at Theology on Tap event

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Falling in love with each other — and farming

Falling in love with each other — and farming

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Elaine and Vernon Rosckes’ deep faith and postcard perfect homestead are reasons why members of Immaculate Conception nominated them to be hosts of this year’s annual Rural Life Sunday, which will take place June 22.

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Former religious order priest charged for alleged abuse

Former religious order priest charged for alleged abuse

| May 22, 2014

Former Benedictine priest Francis Hoefgen was charged May 21 with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly abusing a minor boy 25 years ago in Hastings.

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