News Articles - Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis 2014-04-16T20:44:52-05:00 Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis communications@archspm.org tag:www.archspm.org/news-events/news.php:news Statement: Deposition of Fr. Kevin McDonough tag:www.archspm.org/news-events/news-detail.php_intResourceID=12316:12316 2014-04-16T20:44:52-05:00 In today's deposition, Father Kevin McDonough responded to questions about his involvement with the archdiocese's handling of matters involving allegations of clergy sexual abuse while he served as Vicar General between 1991 and 2008, and Delegate fo... Statement: Priest Returns to Ministry tag:www.archspm.org/news-events/news-detail.php_intResourceID=12295:12295 2014-04-15T11:51:05-05:00 This past weekend, Father David Barrett returned to public ministry at Masses at the parish of St. Wenceslaus in New Prague after a five-month leave of absence related to past sexual misconduct. Father Barrett's return to ministry as an assistant par... USCCB/JFI Action Alert: Now is the time to pass just and compassionate immigration reform tag:www.archspm.org/news-events/news-detail.php_intResourceID=12292:12292 2014-04-15T11:17:56-05:00 The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Justice For Immigrants (JFI) encourages Catholilcs to send an electronic postcard to U.S. Representatives asking that they pass just and compassionate immigration reform legislation in the ... Archdiocese Welcomes Report & Recommendations of Safe Environment & Ministerial Standards Task Force tag:www.archspm.org/news-events/news-detail.php_intResourceID=12283:12283 2014-04-14T12:45:47-05:00 The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis is grateful that the Safe Environment and Ministerial Standards Task Force (Task Force) has submitted its Report and Recommendations to Protect Children from Clergy Sexual Abuse to the archdiocese. The Ta... Statement from the Safe Environment and Ministerial Standards Task Force tag:www.archspm.org/news-events/news-detail.php_intResourceID=12282:12282 2014-04-14T12:42:30-05:00 Report and Recommendations to Protect Children from Clergy Sexual Abuse The Safe Environment and Ministerial Standards Task Force believes that implementation of the recommendations found in our Report and Recommendations to Protect Children from Cl... Statement from the Vicar for Ministerial Standards Father Reginald Whitt, O.P. tag:www.archspm.org/news-events/news-detail.php_intResourceID=12281:12281 2014-04-14T12:38:28-05:00 On Receipt of the Safe Environment and Ministerial Standards Task Force Report and Recommendations I have received the Safe Environment and Ministerial Standards Task Force Report and Recommendations. I am now studying the document for the purpose o... 'Give Him 5' prayer ministry aims to bring people closer to Christ tag:www.archspm.org/news-events/news-detail.php_intResourceID=12259:12259 2014-04-11T12:27:26-05:00 It was two years ago when Michelle Gelineau received a prompting from the Holy Spirit. Surrounded by 500 kids at St. Paul parish in Ham Lake for a vacation Bible school program, she felt called to lead them in a five-minute challenge of prayer that h... Praying during the three holiest days of the year tag:www.archspm.org/news-events/news-detail.php_intResourceID=12258:12258 2014-04-11T12:18:35-05:00 The three days of the Easter Triduum are the three holiest days of the year: Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter. They celebrate the Paschal Mystery of our Lord Jesus Christ, the central mysteries of our faith, both the Passion -- his suffering and... Walking with Jesus: Ham Lake youth perform the Passion tag:www.archspm.org/news-events/news-detail.php_intResourceID=12260:12260 2014-04-11T12:51:42-05:00 Andrew Zeece looks like Jesus -- middle Eastern complexion, dark wavy hair, full beard. In fact, the 18-year-old parishioner of St. Paul in Ham Lake says he routinely gets this comment at his church: "Hi, Jesus." It would be easy to think that his lo... Statement: Deposition of Archbishop Nienstedt tag:www.archspm.org/news-events/news-detail.php_intResourceID=12212:12212 2014-04-02T18:31:27-05:00 In his deposition, Archbishop John Nienstedt repeatedly stated that the safety of children is the archdiocese's highest priority. He responded to questions about the tragedy of sexual abuse by clergy, and how the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneap...