Tag: Bishop-elect Cozzens

Episcopal Ordination of The Most Reverend Andrew Cozzens on Dec. 9 – Watch Live Stream

Episcopal Ordination of The Most Reverend Andrew Cozzens on Dec. 9 – Watch Live Stream

| December 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

The ordination of Andrew Cozzens to the Episcopacy will take place on December 9 at the Cathedral of Saint Paul at 2 p.m. Learn more and watch a live stream of the ordination online.

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Woodcarver’s faith, talents go into Cozzens’ crosier

Woodcarver’s faith, talents go into Cozzens’ crosier

| December 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

When professional woodcarver Paul Sirba received a request from Bishop-elect Andrew Cozzens to make a crosier, he learned that a bishop’s influence — and word of mouth — reaches beyond a diocese.

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Bishop-elect’s friends, family to play role at ordination

Bishop-elect’s friends, family to play role at ordination

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Friends and family members of Bishop-elect Andrew Cozzens will make important contributions to his episcopal ordination, both during the ceremony and in the lead up to the day.

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VIDEO: Bishop-elect Cozzens teaches rock climbing, lesson on faith

VIDEO: Bishop-elect Cozzens teaches rock climbing, lesson on faith

| November 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

How is rock climbing like our relationship with God? Trust is essential.

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Bishop-elect Cozzens has ‘whirlwind’ week following appointment

Bishop-elect Cozzens has ‘whirlwind’ week following appointment

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

“One steps into any kind of leadership, especially in the Church, with a certain amount of fear and trepidation, kind of the holy fear of what is needed when one takes on the burden of authority,” Bishop-elect Cozzens said a week after his appointment was announced. “And so, that certainly has been a big part of this transition, the holy fear that I have because I desire always to be a person of integrity and to lead with integrity.”

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Abort my child? No way, says bishop-elect’s mom

Abort my child? No way, says bishop-elect’s mom

| October 23, 2013 | 5 Comments

Freak becomes a bishop.

That’s the quick and easy storyline describing the path Father Andrew Cozzens took to becoming the next auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

But, here’s the strange part — the person who called him this name was a doctor. And, he pinned this label on Father Cozzens, called Drew throughout his childhood, without even seeing him.

In fact, Father Cozzens was still in his mother’s womb.

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Q&A with the bishop-elect

Q&A with the bishop-elect

| October 12, 2013 | 5 Comments

In a follow-up interview on the day Father Andrew Cozzens was appointed an auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, he spoke with The Catholic Spirit about his family, his vocation, Pope Francis and a variety of other topics. The following is an edited version of the Oct. 11 interview.

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Auxiliary bishop named for Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Auxiliary bishop named for Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

| October 11, 2013 | 5 Comments

Father Andrew Cozzens, an assistant professor of sacramental theology at the St. Paul Seminary, has been named by Pope Francis as an auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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