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Czech bishop celebrates Mass during heritage celebration in New Prague

Czech bishop celebrates Mass during heritage celebration in New Prague

| October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dozens of people greeted Bishop Peter Esterka, who grew up in Czechoslovakia and was a Czech Republic bishop, after he celebrated Mass in Czech at St. Wenceslaus in New Prague Oct. 28. Some of them conversed with the retired bishop in Czech, the language of their ancestors.

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New Prague-area Catholics ‘create’ their future

New Prague-area Catholics ‘create’ their future

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Some 50 miles southwest of the See City of St. Paul, a good hour’s drive through picturesque farmland, Catholics are being asked to give up a part of themselves.

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Two priests retire, others receive faculties, new assignments

Two priests retire, others receive faculties, new assignments

| September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Father Gregory Welch retired from full-time ministry June 30. He had served as pastor of St. Patrick in Edina since 2004. He was ordained in 1967 and served on staff at the Catholic Youth Center in St. Paul.

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St. Wenceslaus welcomes help from seasoned altar server

St. Wenceslaus welcomes help from seasoned altar server

| Julie Pfitzinger | June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Aaron Seurer will be observing a unique anniversary next month at St. Wenceslaus in New Prague. As an altar server at his parish for the past 20 years, Aaron, 32, has made an impact on the parish community in ways he may not fully realize.

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