COVID-19/coronavirus Updates and Resources

Many of our faithful are understandably concerned about COVID-19/coronavirus. We continue to monitor reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health. Please join in praying for all those affected by COVID-19/coronavirus. Check this … Continue reading

Guidance Regarding the Coronavirus

Many of our faithful are understandably concerned about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We continue to monitor reports from the Centers for Disease Control  and Protection. Continue reading

Events Canceled or Postponed

In response to concerns regarding COVID-19/coronavirus and out of an abundance of caution, the following events have been canceled:  Continue reading

Economic Impact Task Force

On March 24, Archbishop Bernard Hebda introduced the Economic Impact Task Force. The ETF is designed to help parishes and schools by monitoring financial situations and identifying resources, both private and public, to assist those facing financial crisis. The ETF … Continue reading

Archbishop Hebda Suspends Public Masses in Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda: State Officials have communicated to religious leaders that the next two weeks are critical for the containment of the COVID-19/coronavirus and that all congregational gatherings should be avoided. While I am sure that the advice is startling for those of any creed, it particularly hits hard for Catholics, given our beliefs about the Mass and the Eucharist. Continue reading

Online Prayer and Formation Resources

On this page, you will find a variety of resources to help you and your family continue to grow and connect with your faith. Parish Catechetical Leaders and K-8 Teachers of Religions will also find materials to assist in online … Continue reading

Live Streaming Resources

In response to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, many churches have expressed interest in live streaming Mass for parishioners. Here are some tips to help: Facebook Live Streaming How-To From ONE LICENSE: Gratis Licenses To Help Cope With COVID-19 Challenges, Valid through … Continue reading

Update Regarding the Archdiocesan Catholic Center Status

As a result of COVID-19/coronavirus and mitigation strategies and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Minnesota Department of Health, all Catholic Center employees who are able to perform their work duties and responsibilities remotely are for the time being encouraged to do so. Continue reading

Final Prayer and Listening Event Canceled

​In response to concerns regarding COVID-19/coronavirus and out of an abundance of caution, the final Prayer and Listening Event, scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at St. Alphonsus, Brooklyn Center, has been canceled. ​ Please visit our Synod page to learn more … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Dispensation from Sunday Mass Obligation

From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda: In ordinary circumstances, Catholics are obliged to participate in Mass on Sundays and other holy days of obligation. This obligation is suspended in cases of moral or physical impossibility, and may also be dispensed for a just cause when it is for the spiritual good of the faithful. Continue reading

Holy Rosary

Holy Rosary The rosary has been prayed since the thirteenth century. While meditating on the life of Jesus, one recites the prayers that brings one closer to Him and to His Mother, Mary. Start by making the sign of the … Continue reading

Most Reverend William O Brady

William Otterwell Brady was born in Fall River, Massachusetts in 1899. He was ordained a priest in 1923 and after coming to the Archdiocese of Saint Paul in 1924, he was consecrated bishop of Sioux Falls, which he served from … Continue reading

Locations / Live Stream Mass

Archbishop Hebda Suspends Public Masses in Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Read the letter from Archbishop Hebda about suspending public Masses due to concerns regarding COVID-19/coronavirus. The faithful are asked to find a Mass on TV, the radio or … Continue reading