Catholic graduation ceremonies, dates and times

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High schools

Academy of Holy Angels, Richfield

  • Commencement exercises: 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, Academy of Holy Angels.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 31, St. Peter, Richfield. Father Michael Tix, celebrant.

Benilde-St. Margaret’s School, St. Louis Park

  • Commencement exercises: 7 p.m. Friday, June 1, Benilde-St. Margaret’s, William Haben Activities Center.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 11 a.m.

Sunday, May 20, Downtown Marriott, Minneapolis. Father Tim Wozniak, celebrant.

Bethlehem Academy, Faribault

  • Commencement exercises: 8 p.m. Friday, May 25, Bethlehem Academy, Van Orsow Auditorium.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 23, Divine Mercy
Church. Father Kevin Finnegan and Father Erik Lundgren, celebrants.

Convent of the Visitation, Mendota Heights

  • Commencement exercises: 3 p.m. Sunday, June 3, Visitation School, Commers Gymnasium.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 11 a.m.

May 20, Visitation School
Chapel. Father Nels Gjengdahl, celebrant.

Cretin-Derham Hall, St. Paul

  • Commencement exercises: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, Cathedral of St. Paul.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 9 a.m.

Wednesday, May 30, Lumen Christi Catholic Community, St. Paul. Father John Forliti, celebrant.

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Minneapolis

  • Commencement exercises: 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, Cristo Rey. U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota B. Todd Jones, speaker.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 6 p.m. Friday, June 8, Holy Name, Minneapolis.

DeLaSalle High School, Minneapolis

  • Commencement exercises: 6:45 p.m. Thursday, May 24, Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis. Josie Johnson, speaker.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 23, DeLaSalle High School, Florance Center. Father Kevin McDonough, celebrant.

Hill-Murray School, Maplewood

  • Graduation Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 1, Cathedral of St. Paul. Celebrant is Abbot John Klassen of St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville.

Holy Family Catholic High School, Victoria

  • Commencement exercises: 7 p.m. May 16, Holy Family Catholic High School.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 2 p.m. Sunday, May 13, St. Victoria, Victoria. Father Bob White, celebrant.

Providence Academy, Plymouth

  • Commencement exercises: 8 p.m. Friday, June 1, Providence Academy.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 4 p.m. Friday, June 1, Basilica of St. Mary,

Minneapolis. Bishop Lee Piché, celebrant.

St. Agnes High School, St. Paul

  • Commencement exercises: 7 p.m. Friday, June 1, St. Agnes School. Jesuit Father Robert Araujo, speaker.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 11 a.m.

Thursday, May 31, St. Agnes Church. Father John Ubel, celebrant.

St. Thomas Academy, Mendota Heights

  • Commencement exercises: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31, Cathedral of St. Paul.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 29, St. Thomas Academy. Father Thomas O’Brien, celebrant.

Totino-Grace High School, Fridley

  • Commencement exercises: 7 p.m. Friday, June 1, Totino-Grace High School.
  • Baccalaureate Mass: 7 p.m.

Wednesday, May 30, Epiphany Church, Coon Rapids. Father Doug Pierce, celebrant.


St. Catherine University, St. Paul

  • Commencement exercises at The O’Shaughnessy Auditorium, St. Paul campus:

Associate degrees — 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19.

Graduate degrees — 2 p.m., Saturday, May 19.

Bachelor degrees — 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20.

St. Mary’s University, Minneapolis

  • Commencement exercises: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3, St. Mary’s Event Center, 2540 Park Ave., Minneapolis.

University of St. Thomas, St. Paul

  • Commencement exercises:

School of Law — 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis.

Opus College of Business — 7 p.m. Saturday, May 19, Anderson Athletic and Recreation Center, St. Paul Campus.

Graduate degrees — 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 19, Anderson  Center, St. Paul Campus.

Bachelor degrees — 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, O’Shaughnessy Stadium.

  • Baccalaureate Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 18, Cathedral of St. Paul.

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