Announcements

Update Regarding Reverend Thomas Joseph

From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda In January 2018, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis was notified of allegations that Reverend Thomas Joseph engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct with an adult. We immediately alerted the Carver County Sheriff’s Office of … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Laicization of Theodore McCarrick

From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda It is my hope that the decision to impose on Theodore McCarrick the penalty of dismissal from the priesthood brings a measure of peace and healing to those who were harmed by him. The courageous … Continue reading

Data Breach Notice

The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis learned Thursday night that hackers outside of the United States compromised an Image-I-Nation Technologies (INT) database that contained personal information on some employees and volunteers in the Archdiocese. INT, a vendor used by … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Lawrence (Larry) Johnson

From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda Reverend Lawrence Johnson – a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis who had voluntarily withdrawn from all ministry in 2014 – has been authorized to return to public ministry in the … Continue reading

Documents Posted: Second Independent, External Audit of the Archdiocese’s Safe Environment Policies and Procedures

A second independent, external audit of the Archdiocese’s Safe Environment policies and procedures was conducted and it found that the Archdiocese is in substantial compliance with the Ramsey County Settlement Agreement. A copy of the audit, from StoneBridge Business Partners, and … Continue reading

Supporting the Mission of the Church FY 2018

View the Management Discussion and Analysis and Financial Statements. The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis serves Catholics and the greater 12-county Twin Cities community. The following narrative explains the function of each department and the funding level for Fiscal Year 2018. … Continue reading

Financial Officer Report FY 2018

Author’s note: The following comments elaborate on the financial statements of the archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Chancery Corporation (“archdiocese”) that ended June 30, 2018. View condensed financial statements below, as well as the Management Discussion and Analysis and Financial Statements. … Continue reading

Seeing beyond the numbers

This column was featured in The Catholic Spirit as part of the Archdiocesan Chancery Corporation Annual Financial Report for FY 2018. View the Management Discussion and Analysis and Financial Statements. While it’s not unusual to hear Christ characterized in our tradition as “teacher,” “shepherd,” “physician,” “advocate,” … Continue reading

Optional Memorial: Blessed Solanus Casey, July 30

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has received permission from the Vatican to include Blessed Casey’s feast day on the Archdiocesan liturgical calendar. It will occupy the rank of optional memorial (alongside the optional memorial of St. Peter Chrysologus) and its liturgical color is white. Continue reading

Bishop Cozzens’ Statement Regarding Review Board for Bishops

From Auxiliary Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens   Right now, the Catholic Church desperately needs an independent structure, led by experienced lay personnel, to investigate and review allegations made against bishops, archbishops and cardinals – and not just priests, as is … Continue reading