Tag: Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

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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Father Keane remembered for many talents, work in social justice

Father Keane remembered for many talents, work in social justice

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mike Keane remembers his uncle, Father Robert Keane, as a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis – and something of a Renaissance man.

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Grieving family gets ‘partial closure’ at small burial service

Grieving family gets ‘partial closure’ at small burial service

| June 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Barbara and Jerry Bovy met in the first grade at Holy Spirit School in St. Paul nearly 80 years ago.

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At site of Floyd’s death, Catholics reflect on personal experiences of racism

At site of Floyd’s death, Catholics reflect on personal experiences of racism

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Are you going to shoot my daddy?”

“Are you going to shoot my daddy?” It was a question a young boy asked a police officer 17 years ago, as he watched the officer point a gun at his father’s head. The family, African Americans, was moving into a new house in Minneapolis, and the police arrived with guns.

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Grateful Catholics return to larger congregations at public Mass

Grateful Catholics return to larger congregations at public Mass

| Dave Hrbacek, Maria Wiering and Barb Umberger | June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Andrea and Pete Barrett held hands as they walked into St. Casimir Church in St. Paul May 31 for the first time in more than two months, and their hands remained clasped throughout the Mass.

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Father Kittock remembered for love of Church, Catholic education

Father Kittock remembered for love of Church, Catholic education

| May 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Father Francis Kittock, described by a longtime colleague and friend as “a real dynamo,” died May 21. He was 90.

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Minnesota Knights thrilled by news that founder Father McGivney will be beatified

Minnesota Knights thrilled by news that founder Father McGivney will be beatified

| May 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Knights of Columbus got good news from the Vatican May 27 when it announced that Father Michael McGivney, founder of the international fraternal organization, will be beatified.

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Nine Catholic schools serving low-income families to receive renewed support

Nine Catholic schools serving low-income families to receive renewed support

| May 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

It is called the Drexel Mission Schools Initiative, named after the American patroness of Catholic schools, St. Katherine Drexel.

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