Tag: Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

North Minneapolis parish raises banner for peace

North Minneapolis parish raises banner for peace

| October 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

The weather was cold and damp Oct. 22, but that didn’t deter a group of about 30 people who gathered on Emerson Avenue in north Minneapolis to take a stand for peace.

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Minneapolis parish proudly promotes Pumpkin Patch

Minneapolis parish proudly promotes Pumpkin Patch

| October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

About 1,500 pumpkins of varying sizes and colors have taken up residence at Our Lady of Peace in south Minneapolis. They arrived from New Mexico Oct. 16 and became part of the second annual Pumpkin Patch that began the next day.

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Pandemic doesn’t stop Children’s Rosary Pilgrimage

Pandemic doesn’t stop Children’s Rosary Pilgrimage

| October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic has curtailed church and school activities in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and across the country.
But, determined laypeople and clergy are finding meaningful ways to engage the faithful in these times. One example is the annual Children’s Rosary Pilgrimage that took place this year at Transfiguration in Oakdale Oct. 7.

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Restorative justice film promotes healing, honors role of late ombudsperson

Restorative justice film promotes healing, honors role of late ombudsperson

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Filmmaker Hunter Johnson took on a commission of a lifetime when he agreed to make a documentary about restorative justice for clergy abuse victims while honoring his father’s legacy.

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Father Clay remembered for beautiful smile, sharing God’s love

Father Clay remembered for beautiful smile, sharing God’s love

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

For decades, Father John Clay attended the parish festival at St. Stanislaus in St. Paul, where he served as pastor from 1975 to 2019.

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COVID update: Priests in archdiocese can distribute Communion at usual time during Mass

COVID update: Priests in archdiocese can distribute Communion at usual time during Mass

| September 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

As of Sept 5, priests in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have a third — and familiar — option for distributing Communion at Mass during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Stillwater teens walk 22 miles in pilgrimage to Cathedral of St. Paul

Stillwater teens walk 22 miles in pilgrimage to Cathedral of St. Paul

| September 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Gospel passage read at weekend Masses Aug. 29 and 30 came to life on one of the most picture-perfect weather days of the summer. 

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Health concerns prompt resignation of Bishop LeVoir from New Ulm post

Health concerns prompt resignation of Bishop LeVoir from New Ulm post

| August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Due to health reasons, Bishop John LeVoir of New Ulm resigned Aug. 6 from a role he has held in that diocese since 2008. Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the 74-year-old bishop, a Twin Cities native, who was approaching the typical retirement age of 75.

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After 142 years, Holy Rosary starts a new chapter

After 142 years, Holy Rosary starts a new chapter

| August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Holy Rosary in Minneapolis has marked numerous milestones throughout its 142-year history. A major one occurred June 30 with the departure of its last Dominican pastor. Dominicans have served the Phillips neighborhood parish since its founding.

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Backing Church minority leaders

Backing Church minority leaders

| July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Father Stan Sledz inherited $200,000 in 1991, he wanted to use that money to help Catholics from minority communities.

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One man’s faith moves mountains of food to south Minneapolis

One man’s faith moves mountains of food to south Minneapolis

| July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

A young Catholic dad found hope where despair and destruction had taken up residence.

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Say hello to reading, writing — and social distancing

Say hello to reading, writing — and social distancing

| July 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Students entering Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis at the end of this summer will find a new landscape. And new rules.

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