Tag: Ordination

Living one’s vocation is an ongoing encounter with God

Living one’s vocation is an ongoing encounter with God

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | June 23, 2016

It shouldn’t be surprising that vocations are on my mind. In addition to the countless young men and women who have entered into Christian marriage on recent weekends, the last two months have seen the ordination of new transitional deacons and priests for the archdiocese, some ordinations for our religious communities of men, and the final profession of two young women as Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus in the Diocese of New Ulm.

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Father Haverstock’s vocation inspired by priest’s surprise words on his confirmation day

Father Haverstock’s vocation inspired by priest’s surprise words on his confirmation day

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

“You’re going to be a priest.” Those words came suddenly from the mouth of a priest standing before Paul Haverstock, right before smearing his forehead with chrism oil to confirm the young convert, then a senior at the University of Kansas.

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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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Nine men prepare to be ordained priests

Nine men prepare to be ordained priests

| May 25, 2016 | 2 Comments

Nine men are scheduled to be ordained priests by Archbishop Bernard Hebda at a 10 a.m. Mass May 28 at the Cathedral of St. Paul. It will be the first time Archbishop will ordain priests in the archdiocese.

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Nine transitional deacons ordained

Nine transitional deacons ordained

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ordained transitional deacons were Paul Baker, Nicholas Froehle, Matthew Quail, Timothy Sandquist, Matthew Shireman, Brandon Theisen, Chad VanHoose and Benjamin Wittnebel.

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Seminarians set for May 14 deacon ordination with new archbishop

Seminarians set for May 14 deacon ordination with new archbishop

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Among the first official acts Archbishop-designate Bernard Hebda will perform following his installation as archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis May 13 will be ordaining nine transitional deacons 10 a.m. May 14 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.

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Meet our new soon-to-be deacons

Meet our new soon-to-be deacons

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seven men step forward to be ordained permanent deacons Dec. 5 at the Cathedral of St. Paul. It will be the first such ordination since 2010.

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Local seminarian ordained a deacon in Rome

Local seminarian ordained a deacon in Rome

| October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A seminarian of the St. Paul Seminary, Haverstock is a convert to the Catholic faith.

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Appointments: June 4, 2015

Appointments: June 4, 2015

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Rev. John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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Family and friends welcome 8 new priests

Family and friends welcome 8 new priests

| May 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Those who know best the eight newest priests in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis helped them celebrate their ordination May 30 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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Ordination day homily of Archbishop Nienstedt

Ordination day homily of Archbishop Nienstedt

| May 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

The archbishop urged the eight newly ordained priests to “plunge deep” into Christ’s love and to give him their love in return, immersing themselves in the truth of the Gospel and in self-less service to the poor, the sick, the forgotten, the stranger.

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8 new priests ordained in St. Paul

8 new priests ordained in St. Paul

| May 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

A packed Cathedral of St. Paul celebrated ordination day of what was called “a dynamic group” of new priests.

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