Tag: Bishop Andrew Cozzens

Bishop Cozzens assembles priest team for anointing COVID-19 patients

Bishop Cozzens assembles priest team for anointing COVID-19 patients

| April 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

With local hospitals tightening restrictions for entering the rooms of patients with COVID-19, Bishop Andrew Cozzens is addressing an important pastoral need — administering the sacrament of the anointing of the sick to those suffering from the illness who are in danger of dying.

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Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Cozzens extend Easter blessing; cars line up for blocks

Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Cozzens extend Easter blessing; cars line up for blocks

| April 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

It snowed, but it didn’t matter. It was windy, wet and cold, but people piled into their cars April 12 and waited bumper-to-bumper in a line that stretched eight or nine blocks from Interstate 94 to Selby Avenue in front of the Cathedral of St. Paul to accept an Easter Sunday blessing from Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Bishop Andrew Cozzens.

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Bishop Cozzens: Like St. Peter, Christians can learn from our weaknesses

Bishop Cozzens: Like St. Peter, Christians can learn from our weaknesses

| April 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

“It seems that wherever the Gospels were written in the early Roman empire or in the Christian world, the one thing that everybody knew about their leader was that in the key moment, he had betrayed the Lord. When it really counted, he failed,” the auxiliary bishop said. “And yet, this failure was key to his success.”

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Virtual Holy Week retreat to begin Palm Sunday

Virtual Holy Week retreat to begin Palm Sunday

| March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is planning a virtual Holy Week retreat and inviting all to participate

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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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MCC document: For Catholics, there’s no divide between human, environment issues

MCC document: For Catholics, there’s no divide between human, environment issues

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jason Adkins, MCC executive director, said the document, “Minnesota, Our Common Home,”  challenges the false dichotomy between “life issues” and “social justice issues” when it comes to public policy and personal decision-making, and he expects to compel every Catholic to reconsider his or her policy stances and lifestyle choices.

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Archbishop speaks of ‘Minneapolis Miracle,’ acts of charity at Catholic schools Mass

Archbishop speaks of ‘Minneapolis Miracle,’ acts of charity at Catholic schools Mass

| October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Speaking to more than 12,000 Catholic school students at US Bank Stadium Oct. 10, Archbishop Bernard Hebda explained that the “Minneapolis Miracle” really was the result of practice.

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Is seminary safe? Scandals have turned scrutiny on seminary culture and formation

Is seminary safe? Scandals have turned scrutiny on seminary culture and formation

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

“We wanted them to know … if they had a problem, they could bring it to one of the [seminary] faculty or staff, but they should feel free to go to whatever resources they need in order to feel safe,” Bishop Cozzens said.

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New seminary rector recalled to home diocese

New seminary rector recalled to home diocese

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Msgr. Thomas Richter, who since January has been preparing to transition to the role of rector at the St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul, has been recalled to his home Diocese of Bismarck, North Dakota, Archbishop Bernard Hebda announced April 4.

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Knights, Birk kick off Super Bowl week with coat donations

Knights, Birk kick off Super Bowl week with coat donations

| February 1, 2018 | 2 Comments

Students of St. John Paul II Catholic Preparatory School in Minneapolis joyfully put on brand new coats as current and former members of the Minnesota Vikings greeted them. 

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Mass of Solidarity calls on Catholics to open hearts to immigrants, refugees

Mass of Solidarity calls on Catholics to open hearts to immigrants, refugees

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bishop Cozzens asked Catholics to support legislation in Congress enacting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Minnesota’s Catholic bishops plan in early January to initiate a postcard campaign urging Congress to enact DACA before the program ends in March.

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Companions of Christ celebrate 25 years with Mass

Companions of Christ celebrate 25 years with Mass

| Sharon Wilson | October 25, 2017 | 2 Comments

On Oct. 21, 1992, five young men gathered with Archbishop John Roach and then-Auxiliary Bishop James Carlson to read the archbishop-approved decree that formally established the Companions of Christ as a public association of the faithful under canon law.

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