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Archbishop Hebda invites pilgrims to accompany him to Italy

Archbishop Hebda invites pilgrims to accompany him to Italy

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Hebda is returning to Italy for a pilgrimage Sept. 20-28, 2018, and he has invited Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to accompany him.

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Vatican shuts down fountains as Rome deals with drought

Vatican shuts down fountains as Rome deals with drought

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

While Rome reels from one of its worst droughts in decades, the Vatican is doing its part to conserve water by shutting down the city-state’s 100 fountains.

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Restorers unveil frescoed chambers in Catacombs of St. Domitilla

Restorers unveil frescoed chambers in Catacombs of St. Domitilla

| Carol Glatz | May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catacombs of St. Domitilla are believed to be the world’s oldest existing Christian cemetery and are among the largest in Italy with a total of some 150,000 burial spots.

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Our Mother of Perpetual Help replica icon coming to local parishes

Our Mother of Perpetual Help replica icon coming to local parishes

| April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Redemptorist priest Father Patrick Keyes of St. Alphonsus said the religious order wishes to “spread devotion to Our Mother of Perpetual Help and through Mary’s intercession, to bring people closer to Jesus.”

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Christian, not communist: Catholics in Rome embrace counterculture

Christian, not communist: Catholics in Rome embrace counterculture

| Robert Duncan | April 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

In an Italian nature reserve surrounded by a forest inhabited by wild boar and foxes, a group of families is seeking to embrace the lifestyle of New Testament-era Christians.

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St. Paul Seminary course aims to turn future priests into ‘fishermen’

St. Paul Seminary course aims to turn future priests into ‘fishermen’

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

While visiting Vatican offices, speaking to Catholic movements and following the footsteps of the early Christians, a group of transitional deacons from St. Paul, was in Rome getting an inside look into the church’s mission in the world.

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SJV seminarians to live at Irish college in Rome

SJV seminarians to live at Irish college in Rome

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifteen seminarians at St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul will be studying in Rome this fall and living at a location that has changed from previous years.

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Pope meets parents of U.S. student found dead in Rome

Pope meets parents of U.S. student found dead in Rome

| Carol Glatz | July 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Meeting the grieving parents of a U.S. student who was found dead in Rome, Pope Francis mourned the death of the teenager, who had been set to begin a study-abroad program.

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Archbishop Hebda: Pallium Mass is celebration of unity and trust

Archbishop Hebda: Pallium Mass is celebration of unity and trust

| Cindy Wooden | June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ homily had an important message for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Archbishop Hebda said, “because we know that the Lord can do great things when we open ourselves to his grace, when we place our hope in him and when we’re willing to embrace even the surprises that come our way and obviously fear is something that can keep us from doing that.”

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Graduates of Church initiative armed with skills to fight abuse

Graduates of Church initiative armed with skills to fight abuse

| Carol Glatz | June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church has launched a new kind of “special forces” in the fight against child abuse.

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Archbishop Hebda credits Eternal City for historical perspective

Archbishop Hebda credits Eternal City for historical perspective

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Young Father Bernard Hebda wasn’t too excited about leaving a university chaplaincy to work in Rome, but, nonetheless, he quickly found great satisfaction in the canon law responsibilities that moved him overseas in 1996 — and not just because he loves a morning espresso or pasta for dinner.

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In Pictures – December 11, 2014

In Pictures – December 11, 2014

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

FEAST DAY TRADITION
VATICAN CHRISTMAS TREE

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