Tag: Venezuelan Mission

New Venezuelan bishop makes first visit to archdiocese

New Venezuelan bishop makes first visit to archdiocese

| May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Eight months into his episcopate, Bishop Helizandro Terán Bermúdez of Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela, got a sense of the 48-year partnership with the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis when he visited the Twin Cities for the first time in mid-May.

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Father Schaffer put in charge of diocese in Venezuela

Father Schaffer put in charge of diocese in Venezuela

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Greg Schaffer’s plate just got fuller. The priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who serves as the pastor of Jesucristo Resucitado in San Felix, Venezuela, was named administrator of the Diocese of Ciudad Guayana Jan. 17.

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By sharing priests with the people of Venezuela, the archdiocese has been gifted as well

By sharing priests with the people of Venezuela, the archdiocese has been gifted as well

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mission is the mutual exchange and sharing of gifts in faith for the sake of the Gospel. In sharing with our brothers and sisters in Venezuela, we have received gifts back home that have enriched our local Church.

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Many changes over the years

Many changes over the years

| October 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

The spacious, modern church of Jesucristo Resucitado and attached parish center with its offices, meeting rooms, computer classroom, clinic, medical lab and dentist offices, are a far cry from what Deacon Chester Alcala saw when he first came to this part of Barrio Guaiparo in San Felix, Venezuela.

“Forty years ago this was jungle — none of this was here,” Deacon Chester said. “All there was here were turtles and snakes.”

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Bishop Piché extends greetings from archdiocese

Bishop Piché extends greetings from archdiocese

| October 11, 2010 | 1 Comment

Following are the remarks made by Bishop Lee Piché at the Mass in Venezuela, celebrating the 40-year relationship between the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Ciudad Guayana.

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Mission’s pastor and youth renew relationships with Minnesota friends

Mission’s pastor and youth renew relationships with Minnesota friends

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Eight teens and young adults dressed in bright colors walked through a store in St. Paul recently, looking carefully for clothing and other items.

The prices were dirt cheap, matching their economic status — dirt poor. Yet, that reality didn’t wipe away their beautiful smiles as they found treasures to take back home.

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Venezuelans, priests celebrate 40-year gift exchange

Venezuelans, priests celebrate 40-year gift exchange

| October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

When priests from Minnesota came to the barrios of San Felix, Venezuela, it made all the difference in the world to Isabel de Troisi.

“I got a new life when the American priests arrived and started evangelizing,” she said between hugs of the Minnesota clergy outside Jesucristo Resucitado Church.

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Celebrating a partnership

Celebrating a partnership

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Visiting youth from Jesucristo Resucitado parish in San Felix, Venezuela danced with youth from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis during the 40th anniversary celebration of the archdiocese’s Venezuelan mission

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Venezuela fundraiser to celebrate 4 decades of ministry

Venezuela fundraiser to celebrate 4 decades of ministry

| September 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Come join the celebration marking the 40th anniversary of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Venezuelan mission.

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Time to count and celebrate 40-year harvest of Venezuelan Mission

Time to count and celebrate 40-year harvest of Venezuelan Mission

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | September 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Harvest time is around the corner. For farmers and gardeners, this is an exciting and satisfying time to enjoy the fruits of that labor. Jesus often compared the kingdom to a field in need of laborers for a great harvest. The church continues and shares Jesus’ mission by taking its place in the mission field […]

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