Tag: St. John Vianney

Recognizing ourselves as sinners

Recognizing ourselves as sinners

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | August 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Last Friday, the archdiocese celebrated the feast day of our secondary patron, St. John Vianney, the famous Curé of Ars and the patron of all parish priests. He was designated secondary patron — after our primary patron, St. Paul — in 1962 at the request of our fifth archbishop, Archbishop Leo Binz.

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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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Through St. John Vianney’s intercession, pray for priests

Through St. John Vianney’s intercession, pray for priests

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | August 13, 2015

One of the blessings of my time here in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is working across the street from the Cathedral of St. Paul. Dominating the view from my office window, it beckons to me daily and serves as a real testament not only to the genius of [architect Emmanuel Louis] Masqueray and the vision of Archbishop John Ireland, but also to the vitality and resilience of this archdiocese.

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Still called to serve . . . at age 90

Still called to serve . . . at age 90

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On a recent weekday morning, Len Lorence got up early, as he always does, and prayed the rosary with Lucille, his wife of 67 years.

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Patron of priests among greatest confessors

Patron of priests among greatest confessors

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

St. John Vianney, whose feast day is Aug. 4, is also known as St. Jean Baptiste Marie Vianney and the Cure of Ars. He was born in 1786 in Lyons, France, into a devout Catholic family. It was a time of terrible upheaval. The French Revolution was under way, churches were being closed and priests were being killed.

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Community of Saints

Community of Saints

| May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Four-parish collaboration creates stronger Catholic school

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Seminarian journeys from collegiate basketball competition to good, old camaraderie

Seminarian journeys from collegiate basketball competition to good, old camaraderie

| Matthew Davis For The Catholic Spirit | May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Chris Miller began his college journey playing NCAA Division III basketball for Augsburg College in Minneapolis. But his journey took a much different route than most student athletes.

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