Tag: Cathedral of St. Paul

Archbishop Hebda: Pallium a reminder to be a shepherd

Archbishop Hebda: Pallium a reminder to be a shepherd

| December 19, 2016 | 2 Comments

In front of hundreds of Catholics who braved frigid cold to witness the moment, Archbishop Bernard Hebda received his pallium at a special Mass Dec. 18 at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul.

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Jubilee Year of Mercy concludes a fruitful pilgrimage for area Catholics

Jubilee Year of Mercy concludes a fruitful pilgrimage for area Catholics

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

For Jesus Christ to offer humankind his mercy, it took offering his pain and suffering from his passion and death on the cross.

Pope Francis called the world to “constantly contemplate the mystery of mercy” in his papal Bull of Indiction of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, which will conclude Nov. 20 on the feast of Christ the King. The Holy Father wrote, “At times we are called to gaze even more attentively on mercy so that we may become a more effective sign of the Father’s action in our lives.”

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Police officers, first responders honored at Blue Mass

Police officers, first responders honored at Blue Mass

| November 2, 2016 | 2 Comments

With heavy hearts, police officers and first responders attended the first Blue Mass in the Archdiocese of St. Paul since 2011.

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See marks 50 years as Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

See marks 50 years as Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

| Bob Zyskowski | October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Currying favor with the people of Minneapolis — Catholics and non-Catholics alike — was behind the name change, according to documents in the archdiocesan archives, and civic influence and Church finances had as much to do with the modification as did the sense that people in both cities and the suburbs saw the Twin Cities as a metropolitan area.

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Castile funeral at Cathedral sign of mercy for family, mourners

Castile funeral at Cathedral sign of mercy for family, mourners

| Jessica Trygstad and Maria Wiering | July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

In remarks at the beginning of the service, Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens said that “we stand together as brothers and sisters before our loving God united in prayer,” and linked the funeral to the Year of Mercy.

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Relics of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher draw crowds to Cathedral

Relics of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher draw crowds to Cathedral

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Goodness, virtue and holiness: This is the secret to the lives and martyrdom of these two saints,” said John Boyle, a University of St. Thomas professor of theology and Catholic Studies, of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher. “They worked hard at knowing and loving their sweet savior, Jesus Christ.”

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Relics of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher to visit Minnesota parishes

Relics of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher to visit Minnesota parishes

| Bridget Ryder | June 9, 2016 | 3 Comments

Renaissance men role models for religious freedom

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Archdiocese gets nine new priests

Archdiocese gets nine new priests

| Susan Klemond | May 30, 2016 | 3 Comments

Drawing from Pope Francis’ teaching, the archbishop challenged the ordinands to leave their offices and “go out to the peripheries” with their flocks to experience God’s mercy.

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‘Only Jesus’: Archbishop Hebda’s installation Mass homily

‘Only Jesus’: Archbishop Hebda’s installation Mass homily

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the course of the past 11 months, I’ve come to believe that God the Father is calling us as a Church to let go of everything other than Jesus. The circumstances in which we find ourselves have left us humbled and exposed, and at times the object of public scorn and reproach. The bonds of communion that have long been the strength of this local Church have been tested and challenged as we come to grips with our past and strive to make plans for the future.

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Catholics express excitement, hope with new archbishop

Catholics express excitement, hope with new archbishop

| Susan Klemond | May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Even if they had not previously met him, Catholics attending Archbishop Bernard Hebda’s May 13 installation Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul used some of the same words to describe their new prelate: warm, personable, joyful and a good listener.

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Installation brings celebration of hope, humility, community

Installation brings celebration of hope, humility, community

| Bridget Ryder | May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

For Michael Larson, a junior at Totino-Grace High School in Fridley, the installation was his second celebration with the archbishop in a week, since he was just confirmed on Monday. Besides the episcopal encounter and the liturgy, he enjoyed meeting other high school students of the local Church.

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Installation prep: Mailing thousands of invites, cleaning with toothbrushes

Installation prep: Mailing thousands of invites, cleaning with toothbrushes

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

At the Cathedral of St. Paul, marble floors are being polished, nearly 40 chasubles are being dry-cleaned and pressed, and a team of volunteers have been — for weeks — dusting the intricate sacristy woodwork with toothbrushes.

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