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New bishop reflects seminary strength

New bishop reflects seminary strength

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, Oct. 18, Bishop Juan Miguel Betancourt Torres, SEMV, one of two vice rectors at the St. Paul Seminary and a longtime pastor in our archdiocese, was ordained to serve as the auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Hartford. He will be sorely missed at the Catholic parish Community of St. Francis de Sales and St. James here in St. Paul, as well as at the seminary and by many of our priests, particularly those whom he had formed over the past decade.

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Father Betancourt, a seminary professor and pastor, named auxiliary bishop of Hartford

Father Betancourt, a seminary professor and pastor, named auxiliary bishop of Hartford

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

A native of Puerto Rico, Bishop-elect Betancourt is a priest of the Servants of the Holy Eucharist and the Blessed Virgin Mary, a religious institute founded in 1981 in Puerto Rico with ties to the German Schoenstatt movement. He is the local superior of its St. Paul community, the Casa de San Jose.

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Bishops discuss how their moms gave practical, spiritual help

Bishops discuss how their moms gave practical, spiritual help

| Carol Zimmermann | May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just in time for Mother’s Day, a handful of bishops shared memories of their moms on a recent podcast by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Q&A: Bishop Cozzens on tuition tax credits, mercy and the common good

Q&A: Bishop Cozzens on tuition tax credits, mercy and the common good

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

As Pope Francis says, a good Catholic meddles in politics. We’re called to be good citizens not just of the next life as Catholics, but good citizens of this life. We’re called to try to bring about what’s going to serve the good of the person, the dignity of the person.

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Crashed Ice and the call to conversion

Crashed Ice and the call to conversion

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | March 3, 2016

Why would anyone want to be a bishop?

A few weeks back, one of the Catholic news services carried an interview with Cardinal Marc Ouellet, the pope’s point person for the naming of bishops around the globe. The headlines all pointed to his statement that it is no longer “exceptional” to have priests decline an appointment to the episcopacy.

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Bishop fields queries on vocations, jail time in Google Hangout

Bishop fields queries on vocations, jail time in Google Hangout

| November 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

For 50 minutes, Bishop Andrew Cozzens addressed topics ranging from whether one should date while discerning priesthood or consecrated life (he said usually no) to the role Mary plays in his spiritual life (he said a large one — he’s prayed the rosary almost daily since Jan. 1, 1992).

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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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Longtime University of St. Thomas professor named auxiliary bishop

Longtime University of St. Thomas professor named auxiliary bishop

| CNS contributed to this story | July 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Father Arthur Kennedy, current rector of St. John’s Seminary in Brighton, Mass., and a longtime professor at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, was named an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Boston, along with Father Peter J. Uglietto, rector of Blessed John XXIII National Seminary in Weston, Mass.

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