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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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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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From Readers – Feb. 12, 2015

From Readers – Feb. 12, 2015

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Crashed Ice foiled march
Open dialogue for healing

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Five reasons to check out Red Bull Crashed Ice

Five reasons to check out Red Bull Crashed Ice

| January 22, 2015 | 2 Comments

Cass Gilbert, the nationally regarded architect known for the U.S. Supreme Court building and the Minnesota State Capitol, is reported to have remarked: “If the dome of the Cathedral of St. Paul and that of the new state capitol were part of a city in Europe, they would be world famous.” The cathedral will get another shot at international fame Jan. 22-24, with the fourth annual Red Bull Crashed Ice season opener in St. Paul. As in years past, the ice-skate-racing course is built to show off the Cathedral of St. Paul’s impressive facade.

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Crashed Ice coming

Crashed Ice coming

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Course construction is under way at the Cathedral of St. Paul for the upcoming Red Bull Crashed Ice event, which will take place Jan. 22-24.

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Crashed Ice

Crashed Ice

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The top 100 U.S. skaters and the top 100-ranked international skaters raced four at a time until there was only one winner.

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Priests skate Crashed Ice course

Priests skate Crashed Ice course

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Father Nels Gjengdahl and Father John Floeder tested out the Red Bull Crashed Ice course Feb. 17 before the start of the competition.

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Cathedral to again welcome Crashed Ice crowds

Cathedral to again welcome Crashed Ice crowds

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Red Bull’s Crashed Ice World Championship competition is returning in January to St. Paul, and the Cathedral of St. Paul — which served as a spectacular nighttime backdrop for last year’s races — is looking forward to welcoming the skaters and thousands of spectators back to the Cathedral Hill neighborhood.

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Chilly weather, warm welcome

Chilly weather, warm welcome

| January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

While the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship ramp outside the Cathedral of St. Paul was being disassembled, Father Joseph Johnson, Cathedral rector, took a moment to reflect on the three-day event, which drew close to 100,000 spectators

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Cathedral to reap rewards from big event

Cathedral to reap rewards from big event

| January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Although the Cathedral of St. Paul will be challenged by detours, noisy crowds and limited parking during the Red Bull Crashed Ice event, Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 12, 13 and 14, the parish will reap some rewards from the international competition.

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Red Bull Crashed Ice to burst from Cathedral steps

Red Bull Crashed Ice to burst from Cathedral steps

| December 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

With extreme sports competition coming to St. Paul Jan. 12-14, city and event’s sponsor meet with local community members to answer questions and address any concerns.

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