Tag: St. Peter

At 75, St. Peter adapting to Richfield’s changes

At 75, St. Peter adapting to Richfield’s changes

| October 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

When St. Peter in Richfield became a parish in 1943, all that existed around its present-day site was Academy of Holy Angels, open fields, a couple small buildings and a dirt-road intersection.

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Fraternity of St. Charles priests look forward to serving at St. Peter in North St. Paul

Fraternity of St. Charles priests look forward to serving at St. Peter in North St. Paul

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Having met Christ in the midst of community, Italian priests Father Ettore Ferrario and Father Pietro Rossotti hope to lead the people of St. Peter in North St. Paul to a similar encounter as they begin their ministry at the 128-year-old parish.

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Priestly Fraternity begins service at St. Peter in North St. Paul

Priestly Fraternity begins service at St. Peter in North St. Paul

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Italian priests Father Ettore Ferrario and Father Pietro Rossotti start their ministry with St. Peter in North St. Paul July 1. The 128-year-old parish includes a school.

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Italian fraternity of priests coming to St. Peter in North St. Paul

Italian fraternity of priests coming to St. Peter in North St. Paul

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

An Italy-based fraternity of priests will assume pastoral care of St. Peter in North St. Paul July 1, Archbishop Bernard Hebda announced May 13.

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FORMED fuels discipleship in archdiocesan parishes

FORMED fuels discipleship in archdiocesan parishes

| May 10, 2017 | 2 Comments

One-size-fits-all faith formation programs don’t exist, but a new online platform called FORMED has taken a serious stab at providing a wealth of resources to fit with the hectic lives of parishioners.

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St. Peter, Forest Lake, dedicates new addition

St. Peter, Forest Lake, dedicates new addition

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda dedicated a newly constructed addition at St. Peter in Forest Lake following Mass April 30. The addition’s 14,500 square feet include a large gathering area, parish offices, adoration chapel, library and two school classrooms. Preaching to a packed congregation, Archbishop Hebda encouraged the parish to use the new spaces to evangelize and […]

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Forest Lake ministry for widows, widowers forges friendships

Forest Lake ministry for widows, widowers forges friendships

| Sam Patet | February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

“There are a lot of hurting people,” said Deacon Terry Moravec, who ministers at St. Peter. A widower himself, he and Cindy Casey started the group two years ago with the prompting of their pastor, Father Daniel Bodin.

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In Mendota, archdiocese’s oldest parish turns 175

In Mendota, archdiocese’s oldest parish turns 175

| Maria Becker for The Catholic Spirit | July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

What began in 1840 as a group of 185 Catholics with a log cabin and a strong desire to take part in the sacraments is now known as the oldest Catholic parish in Minnesota.

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Traditional Easter basket blessing

Traditional Easter basket blessing

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Jerry Dvorak will bless baskets of Easter food at 1 p.m. on Holy Saturday (March 30) at St. Peter in Richfield.

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‘Quo vadis,’ Pope Francis?

‘Quo vadis,’ Pope Francis?

| Father Timothy Cloutier | March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The story is that when the Apostle Peter, the first bishop of Rome, was leaving the city because of the persecutions against the early Christians, he encountered the Lord Jesus on his way into the Roman capital, and asked him: “Quo vadis, Domine?” — “Where are you going, Lord?”

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Cr`eches by the hundreds

Cr`eches by the hundreds

| December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Richfield priest’s extensive Nativity collection offers creative way to teach Christmas message

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Father Gannon, 96, was ordained at 60

Father Gannon, 96, was ordained at 60

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

He studied for the priesthood after raising six children with his wife, Arlene, who died in 1970. He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on June 29, 1975.

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