View the Management Discussion and Analysis and Financial Statements FY 2017. 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 … Continue reading
Please see the following letter from the Glencoe Police Department regarding Reverend James Devorak.
From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda I have accepted the recommendation of the Archdiocesan Ministerial Review Board (MRB) and the Director of the Office of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment to return Father James Devorak to ministry in the Archdiocese of … Continue reading
From Thomas J. Abood, Chair, Archdiocesan Finance Council, Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Friday’s fee disclosure in U.S. Bankruptcy Court serves as another reminder of Judge Robert Kressel’s words that the longer this process continues, the less money will … Continue reading
From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda and Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens We join the leadership of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, both in expressing frustration and disappointment with the Administration’s decision to bring an end to the Deferred Action … Continue reading
From Timothy O’Malley, Director, Office of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment The Glencoe Police Department notified us August 31, 2017, that it completed its investigation into a recently revealed allegation of sexual abuse of a minor said to have occurred … Continue reading
From Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Bishop Andrew Cozzens The recent violent attacks in Charlottesville and Barcelona, as well as the bombing at a Bloomington Mosque earlier this month, have forced all of us to confront the existence of evil in … Continue reading
From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has received an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor against Father Larry Johnson, a retired priest of the Archdiocese. The alleged abuse occurred in 1994. In accordance … Continue reading
From Tim O’Malley, Director, Office of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment, Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Today, the Diocese of New Ulm authorized our release of the following statement from Bishop John M. LeVoir concerning Father James Devorak: “The … Continue reading
From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda Father James Devorak is a retired priest of the Diocese of New Ulm who has been serving parishes in the Archdiocese since July of 2015. His most recent assignment was as parochial vicar at the … Continue reading
The Third Report by the Archdiocese on its Status and Progress of Implementation of the Settlement Agreement can be viewed at the following link. It has also been posted on the Office of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment website, SafeEnvironmentSPM.org.
From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda I am grateful to all those who took part in the balloting process and thereby helped us to move closer to a resolution of our ongoing bankruptcy litigation. It is my understanding that the balloting … Continue reading
From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda Earlier this year, Michael O’Connell petitioned Pope Francis for a dispensation from the obligations of the clerical state, commonly referred to as a “request for laicization.” I have recently been informed that the Holy Father … Continue reading
Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda offers an update on the reorganization process in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Download a PDF of the Letter from Archbishop Hebda: Archdiocesan Reorganization Update. Download a PDF of this letter in Spanish.
From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda In January of 2014, before I arrived in the Archdiocese, Rev. Peter Laird petitioned Pope Francis for a dispensation from the obligations of the clerical state, commonly referred to as a “request for laicization.” I … Continue reading
Read the Spanish translation in PDF format of Archbishop’s message, or view the translated statement below. I know that many in our Archdiocese are experiencing fear and anxiety after President Trump’s recent executive orders implementing his plans to expand and fortify … Continue reading
From: Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda January 8, 2017 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Once again, the great feast of the Epiphany of Our Lord, recalling the manifestation of God’s glory to the magi who left their homelands in pursuit … Continue reading
From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda Today is a day to be grateful. We are grateful for the opportunity to demonstrate the Archdiocese’s commitment to keeping children in our community safe. I am grateful to Ramsey County Attorney John Choi and … Continue reading
The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has filed the following documents with the Court: Proposed Second Amended Disclosure Statement of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Second Amended Chapter 11 Plan of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and … Continue reading