Tag: Archbishop Bernard Hebda

High school students discuss future of the Church in the archdiocese

High school students discuss future of the Church in the archdiocese

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nearly 1,000 high school students put their smartphones to special use Nov. 16 at the annual Archdiocesan Youth Day of prayer, music, Mass and faith formation. Encouraged by Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens, they keyed into a link that had two questions everyone was encouraged to answer online: What is working well in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and its parishes, and what are its challenges and opportunities?

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College students make voices heard in prayer, listening event

College students make voices heard in prayer, listening event

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Milah Kourouma was caught off guard when she sat down for a Pre-Synod Prayer and Listening Event for college students at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Oct. 15.

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Prayerful sharing highlights first pre-synod prayer, listening event

Prayerful sharing highlights first pre-synod prayer, listening event

| September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Father Bob White, pastor of St. Victoria in Victoria, got a front row seat to the first Pre-Synod Prayer and Listening Event, which was held at his parish about 15 miles west of the Twin Cities and drew 310 people from as far away as St. Paul.

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Pre-synod prayer, listening events to begin in earnest

Pre-synod prayer, listening events to begin in earnest

| September 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Elaine Rilley was filled with questions when she arrived at the Archdiocesan Catholic Center in St. Paul Sept. 6.

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Archbishop Hebda reflects on 30 years as a priest; 10 years a bishop; turning 60

Archbishop Hebda reflects on 30 years as a priest; 10 years a bishop; turning 60

| August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s a big year for Archbishop Bernard Hebda. He turns 60 Sept. 3. He celebrated 30 years as a priest July 1, and Dec. 1 marks 10 years as a bishop.

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Local Catholics join archbishop for CRS trip to Laos, Cambodia

Local Catholics join archbishop for CRS trip to Laos, Cambodia

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Michael Wenger of Nativity of Our Lord in St. Paul served lunches to hungry elementary school students in Laos, he knew exactly why he had accepted an invitation to join his father, Brian, Archbishop Bernard Hebda and three other local Catholics on a trip to Laos and Cambodia sponsored by Catholic Relief Services.

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Lay Advisory Board’s second meeting highlights synod, efforts at healing

Lay Advisory Board’s second meeting highlights synod, efforts at healing

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dale Lieb stepped away July 17 from his second Lay Advisory Board meeting with Archbishop Bernard Hebda determined to help spread the word about prayer and listening events set to begin this fall in preparation for the 2021 archdiocesan synod.

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Archbishop Hebda calls burning of Notre Dame Cathedral ‘gut-wrenching’

Archbishop Hebda calls burning of Notre Dame Cathedral ‘gut-wrenching’

| April 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

When the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris caught fire and erupted into a spectacular blaze April 15 that sent smoke and flames billowing into the sky, Archbishop Bernard Hebda watched video footage of the blaze and called it “gut-wrenching.”

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First Lay Advisory Board meeting opens new dialogue for archdiocese

First Lay Advisory Board meeting opens new dialogue for archdiocese

| April 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mary Brady hopes a new Lay Advisory Board to assist Archbishop Bernard Hebda will usher in a new era of listening in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Bishops  emphasize support for driver’s licenses for all

Bishops emphasize support for driver’s licenses for all

| April 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Emphasizing their support for allowing undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses, Archbishop Bernard Hebda, Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens and Minnesota’s five other Catholic bishops wrote a letter supporting H.F. 1500 and submitted it to the Minnesota House of Representatives.

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Lay Advisory Board takes shape

Lay Advisory Board takes shape

| March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jerry Lowe of Sacred Heart in St. Paul is going to help.

So is Paul Rebholz of St. Ambrose in Woodbury and scores of other parishioners across the archdiocese as Archbishop Bernard Hebda and other archdiocesan officials form a Lay Advisory Board to assist them in promoting healing and a renewed sense of mission in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Chancellor’s experience, canon law study on handling clergy sexual abuse gain national attention

Chancellor’s experience, canon law study on handling clergy sexual abuse gain national attention

| January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Susan Mulheron, chancellor for Canonical Affairs for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, is gaining national attention with her experience and study of the clergy sexual abuse crisis in light of canon law.

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