Sep 10

Grandparents Fall Series: The Grand Adventure

Tuesday, September 10th - Thursday, October 17th

This program helps grandparents realize their true grandparent potential as they explore new ways to enhance the grandparent-grandchild relationship. Continue reading

Sep 7

Twin Cities Prison Ministry Activity Overview

Saturday, September 7th

The Parish Community of St. Bridget with coordination of Twin Cities Prison Ministry invites you to learn about volunteer opportunities both inside and outside prison walls. Continue reading

Aug 25

Voices of a Generation: Reflecting on Religious Life in a Changing World

Sunday, August 25th

The Women Religious of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, and their guests, are invited to join nationally recognized speaker Sister Mary Pellegrino, CSJ, as she presents Voices of a Generation: Reflecting on Religious Life in a Changing World. Continue reading

Sep 4

Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse

Wednesday, September 4th

Tim Carney, author of “Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse,” addresses why failing social connections are responsible for the great divisions in American society and what can be done to remedy these divides. Plus, a distinguished panel of local respondents offers their thoughts on alienation in America, the fracturing of public life, the challenges of building vibrant communities, and opportunities for faith communities in addressing some of these issues. Continue reading

Nov 13

The Apocalypse & Kingship of Christ – A 4-Week Series with Father John Echert

Wednesday, November 13th - Wednesday, December 11th

This four-week Bible study will examine selected biblical texts from the Synoptic Gospels, other relevant biblical writings and the Book of Revelation with an eye to the final Apocalypse and Kingship of Christ. Continue reading

Sep 14

National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children

Saturday, September 14th

Please join Pro-Life Action Ministries on this seventh annual Day of Remembrance. Solemn prayer vigils will be conducted at the grave sites and other memorial sites dedicated to aborted babies across the U.S. Continue reading

Sep 8

Annual Mass for Persons with Disabilities

Sunday, September 8th

This Mass includes celebration the Sacrament of Confirmation for persons with disabilities who have completed Confirmation classes. This year’s celebrant will be Archbishop Bernard Hebda. Sing-along begins at 2:30 p.m.; Mass at 3 p.m. (including a sign language interpreter). Continue reading

Feb 29

Called and Gifted™ Workshop

Saturday, February 29th

Explore the ancient teaching of the Church on how the gifts (or charisms) of the Holy Spirit work in your life and in the life of your parish. Continue reading

Nov 16

Fall CCRO Conference with Mary Healy

Saturday, November 16th - Sunday, November 17th

Join the Catholic Charismatic Renewal Office (CCRO) for its annual conference with Dr. Mary Healy, a Scripture scholar who teaches at Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit. She’s written several books including, Healing: Bringing the Gift of God’s Mercy to the World. Continue reading

Aug 29

Reverend William Baer Memorial Lecture Series, Featuring Most Rev. Andrew Cozzens

Thursday, August 29th

In honor of Transfiguration’s late pastor, Fr. Bill Baer, and his joy and passion for good preaching, Transfiguration is starting an annual speaker series featuring well-known and passionate speakers to inspire us to live our beautiful Catholic faith unapologetically.

The third lecture (Charity: Loving Well) features Most Reverend Andrew Cozzens, Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Continue reading

Sep 19

Respect Life Liaison – 2019 Fall Vicariate Meeting

Thursday, September 19th

This is a free event for Respect Life Liaisons, as designated by their parish as a committee member. A light dinner will be served. Registration is required. Continue reading

Aug 30

Friday Night Youth Hang-Outs with Side by Side

Friday, August 30th

Middle-schoolers are invited to gather twice per month for a grill-out, games, a bonfire, and a talk about faith, encouraging them to think more deeply about their relationship with God. Continue reading

Oct 31

St. John Paul II Champions for Life Awards Luncheon

Thursday, October 31st

Archbishop Bernard Hebda will present the 2019 St. John Paul II Champions for Life Awards at this luncheon. Continue reading

Sep 24

Prayer and Listening Events for the Archdiocesan Synod

Tuesday, September 24th - Saturday, March 14th

Prayer and Listening events, hosted throughout the Archdiocese, will provide the broadest opportunity for input from all Catholics in the Archdiocesan Synod process. These events will be part prayer and catechesis, and part listening session. They are opportunities to discern together the pastoral concerns that may become topics of discussion (pastoral priorities) for the Synod. Continue reading

Jan 7

Grandparents’ Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Tuesday, January 7th - Thursday, January 16th

Join the Archdiocesan Office of Evangelization on a Grandparents’ Pilgrimage to the Holy Land with Grandparent Ministry Chaplain, Fr. Joseph Bambenek. Pilgrimage sites include the Sea of Galilee, Mount Tabor, the Garden of Gethsemane and so much more! Continue reading

Jan 9

Ad Limina Pilgrimage with Archbishop Hebda and Bishop Cozzens

Thursday, January 9th - Saturday, January 18th

The Office of Evangelization invites young adults to apply to join Archbishop Hebda and Bishop Cozzens on pilgrimage to Rome to deliver the report on the state of the Archdiocese to the Holy Father. Continue reading

Nov 16

Archdiocesan Youth Day 2019 (AYD19)

Saturday, November 16th

High school youth are invited to celebrate our Catholic faith at Archdiocesan Youth Day. Join Archbishop Hebda and Bishop Andrew Cozzens in the spirit of faith and fun. AYD is like World Youth Day, but local! Continue reading

Jan 21

March for Life 2020

Tuesday, January 21st - Sunday, January 26th

Includes: Students for Life of America (SFLA) Conference, bus transportation and tip, hotel, eight meals, visits to D.C. landmarks, attendance at National March for Life. Over the years, many lives have been transformed through this pilgrimage. Continue reading

Sep 28

Archdiocesan Women’s Retreat

Saturday, September 28th

The Archdiocesan Women’s Retreat includes a Mass with Bishop Cozzens, light breakfast, great keynote speakers, lunch, time for fellowship with other Catholic women, Adoration and Reconciliation. Prayer teams will also be available. Continue reading

Oct 3

Behold, 8-Week Series for Women Ages 21–29

Thursday, October 3rd - Thursday, November 21st

Young women ages 21–29 are invited to come hear the mission of Behold! The mission of Behold is that each woman will recognize the gift she is, realize the gifts she’s been given, and give to the world the gifts that only she can give. Continue reading

Dec 7

Permanent Deacon Ordination

Saturday, December 7th

Men from the Institute for Diaconate Formation will be ordained to the permanent diaconate. All are welcome. Continue reading

Oct 8

Missionary Discipleship Series

Tuesday, October 8th

The Missionary Discipleship journey consists of three 4-week sessions. Each week includes time for reflection, prayer and Eucharistic Adoration. Continue reading

Nov 9

Called and Gifted™ Workshop

Saturday, November 9th

Explore the ancient teaching of the Church on how the gifts (or charisms) of the Holy Spirit work in your life and in the life of your parish. Continue reading

Oct 12

Called and Gifted™ Workshop

Saturday, October 12th

Explore the ancient teaching of the Church on how the gifts (or charisms) of the Holy Spirit work in your life and in the life of your parish. Continue reading

Apr 26

2020 Child & Youth Protection Catholic Leadership Conference (CYPCLC)

Sunday, April 26th - Wednesday, April 29th

The 15th Annual Child & Youth Protection Catholic Leadership Conference will be take place in Bloomington, Minnesota, within the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Continue reading

Sep 20

Women’s Discernment Retreat

Friday, September 20th - Sunday, September 22nd

Save the date for this retreat for women who are discerning consecrated life. Continue reading

Jan 25

Called and Gifted™ Workshop

Saturday, January 25th

Explore the ancient teaching of the Church on how the gifts (or charisms) of the Holy Spirit work in your life and in the life of your parish. Continue reading

Sep 10

Holy Hours for Vocations

Tuesday, September 10th

Each month, the Holy Hour for Vocations will take place at a different parish in the Archdiocese. Come spend an hour with Jesus each month to pray for an increase in vocations to the priesthood, consecrated life and diaconate. Continue reading

Nov 14

Fr. Dosh Speaker Series: Where Knowledge Leads to Love, Featuring Bishop Peter Christensen

Thursday, November 14th

The Fr. Mark Dosh Speaker Series: Where Knowledge Leads to Love is a quarterly event honoring former pastor, Fr. Mark Dosh, and his life-long love of learning and understanding that our faith is not static. The fourth event in the Speaker Series focuses on “The Church is Apostolic” and features speaker Bishop Peter Christensen (Diocese of Boise). Continue reading

Oct 3

Fr. Dosh Speaker Series: Where Knowledge Leads to Love, featuring Debbie Herbeck

Thursday, October 3rd

The Fr. Mark Dosh Speaker Series: Where Knowledge Leads to Love is a quarterly event honoring former pastor, Fr. Mark Dosh, and his life-long love of learning and understanding that our faith is not static. The third event in the Speaker Series focuses on “The Church is Catholic.” Continue reading

Sep 6

First Friday Night of Prayer

Friday, September 6th

This monthly night of prayer includes Eucharistic Adoration, confession and praise & worship. Light refreshments and a time of fellowship to follow. Continue reading

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