Tag: Cathedral of St. Paul

Archbishop Hebda celebrates Mass in empty cathedral

Archbishop Hebda celebrates Mass in empty cathedral

| March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

In an almost deafening silence, Archbishop Bernard Hebda walked into the sanctuary at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul March 21 for the start of 5:15 p.m. Mass.

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Thousands pray, march for right to life

Thousands pray, march for right to life

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

People came by school bus, city and coach buses, in cars and on foot.

More than 3,000 people, filling to standing-room-only the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul Jan. 22 for the annual Prayer Service for Life. 

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Ten new permanent deacons respond to Jesus’ call to serve the Church

Ten new permanent deacons respond to Jesus’ call to serve the Church

| Susan Klemond | December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

John Utecht, 24, participated in his father Joe Utecht’s Dec. 7 ordination to the permanent diaconate in a special way: He was one of the seminarians serving at the liturgy at the Cathedral of St. Paul, and he helped vest his father.

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Archbishop Hebda: Deacons help make Jesus present in the Church

Archbishop Hebda: Deacons help make Jesus present in the Church

| Susan Klemond | December 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jesus, who is Emmanuel, desires to be present to us and his love inspires us to respond, Archbishop Bernard Hebda told 10 men at their ordination as permanent deacons Dec.  7 and about 2,500 of their family members, friends and supporters at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul.

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Ten men to be ordained permanent deacons Dec. 7 at Cathedral

Ten men to be ordained permanent deacons Dec. 7 at Cathedral

| December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Proclaiming God’s word, bringing the cares of the community to the Eucharist and the Eucharist to those in need, and serving in corporal and spiritual works of mercy.

These are critical aspects of a calling to the permanent diaconate, and 10 men to be ordained Dec. 7 have heard and answered that call, said Deacon Joseph Michalak, director of the Institute for Diaconate Formation at The St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul. All of the faithful are invited to the 10 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul to celebrate the ordination, Deacon Michalak said. 

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Immigrants featured in new Cathedral exhibit

Immigrants featured in new Cathedral exhibit

| November 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Father John Ubel was 11 years old, his parish, Nativity of Our Lord in St. Paul, welcomed a refugee family displaced by the Vietnam War.

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Cathedral parishioner writes about her family’s friendship with St. Frances Cabrini

Cathedral parishioner writes about her family’s friendship with St. Frances Cabrini

| October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Celeste Raspanti, a volunteer archivist at the Cathedral of St. Paul, remembers stories her mother told about their family forging a friendship at the dinner table with St. Frances Cabrini as they helped her minister to the poor in Chicago.

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Archbishop: Newly-ordained priests called to discern, serve

Archbishop: Newly-ordained priests called to discern, serve

| May 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Urging them to discern God’s will and serve others, Arcbishop Bernard Hebda ordained five men to the priesthood May 25 at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul.

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Crashed Ice won’t return to St. Paul in 2019; Cathedral valued races

Crashed Ice won’t return to St. Paul in 2019; Cathedral valued races

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

A seven-year run of the Cathedral of St. Paul hosting Red Bull Crashed Ice has ended.

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Ordained at 51, Father Hart dedicated ministry to serving others

Ordained at 51, Father Hart dedicated ministry to serving others

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Being a lifelong Catholic, Father Bob Hart had a certain impression of the priesthood by the time he was in his 40s — until a 1993 retreat talk in by a priest wearing a polo shirt and khakis made him rethink the vocation and his own possibility of joining it.

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Catholic young adults offer prayers for wounded Church

Catholic young adults offer prayers for wounded Church

| August 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the sun set Aug. 20, about 120 Catholics gathered at the bottom of the steps of the Cathedral of St. Paul to pray for survivors of clergy sexual abuse and for a cleansing of the Church.

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Four men, including first American-born Hmong priest, ordained for archdiocese

Four men, including first American-born Hmong priest, ordained for archdiocese

| May 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many Hmong-American Catholics came to the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul dressed in their decorated native attire to celebrate the first American-born Hmong man to be ordained a priest in the U.S.

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