Tag: Cathedral

New religious orders expanding to archdiocese

New religious orders expanding to archdiocese

| August 7, 2017 | 3 Comments

Because so many of the Handmaids are from the archdiocese, establishing a presence here makes sense for the community’s mission, Mother Mary Clare said.

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No damage at Cathedral after man starts small fire, bomb squad investigates

No damage at Cathedral after man starts small fire, bomb squad investigates

| August 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

A homeless man was taken into police custody Aug. 5 after lighting a piece of paper on fire and trying to insert it into a floor vent of the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul shortly before noon.

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Cathedral to hold Philando Castile’s funeral

Cathedral to hold Philando Castile’s funeral

| July 12, 2016 | 6 Comments

Philando’s mother, Valerie Castile, requested to hold the service at the Cathedral because she wished the funeral to be an ecumenical opportunity for “people to come together in a new way” and pray for peace and reconciliation.

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Archbishop Hebda installed ninth archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis

Archbishop Hebda installed ninth archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis

| May 13, 2016 | 2 Comments

In his homily, Archbishop Hebda said the Gospel from Luke, which included Mary’s visit to her cousin, Elizabeth, and Mary’s Magnificat canticle — and the feast of Our Lady of Fatima both point to “God’s extravagant love for the lowly and for the little ones.” That same love, he said, “surprises, sustains and challenges us.”

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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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Pope to commission Cathedral rector ‘missionary of mercy’

Pope to commission Cathedral rector ‘missionary of mercy’

| January 25, 2016 | 1 Comment

Father John Ubel isn’t certain what specifically he will do as a Missionary of Mercy. He is aware that the designation will allow him to remit canonical penalties associated with certain serious sins, such as abortion. More than that, he thinks it will be a chance for him to make mercy more visible in the Church and from the pulpit.

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Sunday marks holy door opening, rare papal blessing at Cathedral

Sunday marks holy door opening, rare papal blessing at Cathedral

| December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the first time in Church history, cathedrals around the world will open, on the same day, holy doors to usher in a holy year, and the Cathedral of St. Paul is no exception.

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Archbishop Hebda: Year of Mercy should promote existing avenues of mercy

Archbishop Hebda: Year of Mercy should promote existing avenues of mercy

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

A day before the Year of Mercy began Dec. 8, Archbishop Bernard Hebda encouraged priests of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to follow Pope Francis’ directives not to begin new programs for the Holy Year, but rather to guide the faithful to existing “avenues of mercy.”

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Cathedral’s rose windows under restoration

Cathedral’s rose windows under restoration

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

A piece-by-piece restoration of the Cathedral of St. Paul’s south-facing rose window is underway at Gaytee-Palmer Stained Glass Studio in northeast Minneapolis — the first time comprehensive work has been done on any of the church’s three iconic circular windows.

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Cathedral fundraising effort cuts debt in half

Cathedral fundraising effort cuts debt in half

| July 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

A $12.5 million debt left over from the Cathedral of St. Paul’s exterior restorations a decade ago has been cut in half, according to archdiocesan officials.

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Baby blessing

Baby blessing

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

On the first Sunday of every month, following the 8 a.m. Mass, any mothers awaiting the birth of their babies, as well as family members who are present, are welcome to enter the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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2011 Priest Ordinations

2011 Priest Ordinations

| May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt will ordain five men to the priesthood on Saturday, May 28. The ordination Mass will begin at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Paul. All are invited.

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