Easter Blessings from the Bishops

Receive a special blessing from the Bishops this Easter! Drive past the Cathedral this Easter from 2-4 p.m. Please remain in your cars with the windows rolled up. Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Bishop Andrew Cozzens will be standing outside to offer a blessing for you and your family as you drive past! Continue reading

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Join in a national moment of prayer, as we – together with Catholics throughout the U.S. – pray the Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at 11 a.m. Central on Good Friday, April 10. Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will be leading the prayer. Continue reading

Online Opportunities During Holy Week

With public Masses suspended, the faithful face a particularly challenging Holy Week this year. Many in the Church have risen to this challenge, offering local and national retreats, reflections and other online opportunities to continue gathering the Church help Catholics to make Holy Week meaningful for you and your family. Continue reading

Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect and promotes the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April, parishes are encouraged to … Continue reading

Virtual Holy Week Retreat

This week-long virtual retreat begins Palm Sunday (April 5) with Mass from the Saint Paul Seminary and culminates with the Easter Vigil Mass from the Cathedral of Saint Paul April 11. Continue reading

Litany in Time of Need

Archbishop Bernard Hebda asks that the students from every Catholic school in the twelve-county territory of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, as well as all the Catholic faithful, to set aside time every day at 11:05 a.m., wherever they may be, to join together in offering the “Litany in Time of Need.” 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

Archdiocesan Young Adult Day: Live Abundantly – POSTPONED

POSTPONED; NEW DATE TBA: Archdiocesan Young Adult Day is an invitation to encounter Jesus by diving deeper into what it means to “live abundantly!” Hear keynotes by Emily Wilson and Joel Stepanek, and enjoy a catered Chipotle dinner with your friends. Continue reading

Lenten Regulations for Fasting and Abstinence

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, which is February 26, 2020. What are the regulations for penance, fasting and abstinence during Lent? Penitential days – The penitential days for the universal Church are each Friday of the whole year and the … Continue reading

Contact Form – Confirmation

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Quo Vadis

Date(s): July 19 – 22 Location: Kiwanis Camp (for Young Men) and Dunrovin Retreat Center (for Young Women), Marine on St Croix More Information: Register Online Quo Vadis is a vocations camp experience for Catholic youth, ages 14-17, to learn that nothing … Continue reading

Live Stream of Ordination, Installation of Bishop-elect DeGrood

The episcopal ordination and installation of Bishop-elect Donald DeGrood as the ninth bishop of Sioux Falls is scheduled for Thursday, February 13, 2020. The ordination and installation will be live streamed on the Diocese of Sioux Falls’ YouTube channel. Continue reading