Tag: St. Paul

St. Vincent de Paul distributes food, invites prayer in Frogtown

St. Vincent de Paul distributes food, invites prayer in Frogtown

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Instead of fishing for walleye, Ross Feder and company “fished” for people at St. Vincent de Paul in St. Paul during the weekend of the Minnesota fishing opener.

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Holy Childhood opens doors to share campus with Korean Catholics

Holy Childhood opens doors to share campus with Korean Catholics

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

A statue of Korean martyr St. Andrew Kim stood next to the lectern at Holy Childhood in St. Paul for the first time during a Sunday Mass May 6. It signaled a significant change underway in the Como neighborhood: the pioneering of a unique relationship between Holy Childhood and St. Andrew Kim parishes, the latter of which serves the Korean Catholic community in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Black Catholic Leadership Initiative aims to broaden roles, presence across archdiocese

Black Catholic Leadership Initiative aims to broaden roles, presence across archdiocese

| May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

On the heels of last summer’s National Black Catholic Congress in Orlando, local participants organized the Black Catholic Leadership Initiative to put the congress’ themes into play with three focus areas: prayer, youths and justice. The meeting at St. Raphael provided an update of the group’s ongoing work as well as a spiritual retreat.

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Environmental messages take shape in St. Paul art exhibit

Environmental messages take shape in St. Paul art exhibit

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Current events and Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical “Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home” have inspired five local artists to depict their environmental concerns in the exhibit “Hope. Earth. Liberation.” at Artista Bottega in St. Paul.

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Franciscan Brothers of Peace, other Catholics walk alongside victims of torture

Franciscan Brothers of Peace, other Catholics walk alongside victims of torture

| February 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

Throughout any given week, the Franciscan Brothers of Peace hear the rhythmic plucking of the krar — a lyre-like instrument from east Africa — in their St. Paul friary.

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‘Dead Man Walking’ coming to Minnesota Opera

‘Dead Man Walking’ coming to Minnesota Opera

| January 10, 2018 | 3 Comments

The opera is based on the 1993 book of the same name by Sister Helen Prejean of the Congregation of St. Joseph that describes her role as a spiritual director to two men on death row before their executions.

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St. Peter Claver celebrates 125 years

St. Peter Claver celebrates 125 years

| November 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Today, the parish has about 700 families from 90 ZIP codes. As a canonically-designated “national parish,” it’s responsible for black Catholics “east of the Mississippi River,” said Father Erich Rutten, St. Peter Claver’s pastor.

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Religious brother strives to emulate fellow Franciscan

Religious brother strives to emulate fellow Franciscan

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

While in his early 20s living in a discernment house near Denver, Colorado, a friend’s picture of the bald-headed, bearded Capuchin Franciscan caught Brother Richardson’s attention. He soon came to revere Father Casey, who’ll be beatified Nov. 18 in Detroit.

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WWII vet recalls ordeal inside German prison camp

WWII vet recalls ordeal inside German prison camp

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Simon Velasquez of Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Paul can’t tell you off the top of his head how tall he is. But, he can say this: He was small enough to fit neatly inside a ball turret on a B-17 bomber during World War II.

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False alarm: St. Catherine public safety officer shot himself

False alarm: St. Catherine public safety officer shot himself

| September 14, 2017 | 2 Comments

A day after a reported shooting incident shook the St. Catherine University campus, the St. Paul Police found the shooter, an unlikely suspect.

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St. Catherine University public safety officer shot

St. Catherine University public safety officer shot

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

A St. Catherine University public safety officer suffered a gunshot wound in the shoulder Sept. 12 in St. Paul.

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Catholics to meet at Basilica following National Black Catholic Congress

Catholics to meet at Basilica following National Black Catholic Congress

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twenty-six people from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis were among more than 2,000 who attended the 12th National Black Catholic Congress July 6-9 in Orlando.

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