Announcements

Statement Regarding Motion for Consolidation

From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda  The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has been fully cooperating with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court since filing in January of 2015. Let me be clear: The Archdiocese has disclosed all of its assets and … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Timothy Dolan

From Archbishop Bernard Hebda The Edina Police Department notified us that its criminal investigation is complete and that the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office will not pursue charges against Father Timothy Dolan, who is on a required leave from ministry. Father … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Marvin Klaers

From Archbishop Bernard Hebda The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis learned that a lawsuit was served today alleging that Rev. Marvin Klaers sexually abused a minor in the 1970s.  As is our protocol, we immediately notified law enforcement from … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Gregory Poser, OSC

From Archbishop Bernard Hebda The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has learned that Rev. Gregory Poser, OSC, a member of the Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross, has been accused of sexually abusing a minor in … Continue reading

Letter to the Faithful from Archbishop-Designate Hebda

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, When I arrived in Minnesota for the first time last June, I was but a visitor — assigned as Apostolic Administrator to help with the operations of the Archdiocese until Pope Francis named a … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Bradley Baldwin, TOR

From Archbishop Bernard Hebda Since learning one week ago that the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania had indicted three former provincial ministers of the Province of the Immaculate Conception of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis (TOR), … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick

From Archbishop Bernard Hebda Today, Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick was reinstated to public ministry in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. In August of last year, the Archdiocese received an allegation that Father Fitzpatrick, pastor of Saint Rose of Lima … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Anthony Criscitelli, TOR

From Archbishop Bernard Hebda Today, Rev. Anthony Criscitelli, a priest of the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular (TOR) and pastor of the Church of Saint Bridget in Minneapolis, was removed from ministry in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul … Continue reading

Statement on Return to Ministry of Rev. Paul Moudry

From Archbishop Bernard Hebda Rev. Paul Moudry was ordained in 1987. In November 2013, he took a voluntary leave of absence from priestly ministry. While Father Moudry was on leave, an investigation of an anonymous allegation of misconduct was conducted.  … Continue reading

Update on Rev. Timothy Dolan

From Judge Timothy O’Malley, Director of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment In the early reporting and commentary regarding the Father Dolan investigation that is underway by the Edina Police Department there has been some suggestion that the Archdiocese may not … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Timothy Dolan

From Archbishop Bernard Hebda The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has received information from the Edina Police Department that an investigation is underway that involves Rev. Timothy Dolan, pastor at the Church of Saint William in Fridley. Last evening, … Continue reading

Ramsey County Civil Agreement: Q & A

Q: What does this Settlement Agreement really mean? A: It means that the Archdiocese has voluntarily agreed to implement the enhanced safe environment Settlement Agreement and submit to external auditing in 2017 and 2018. At the end of the 36 … Continue reading

Good stewardship in challenging times

“The next archbishop is going to have to be up to the task of guiding the Archdiocese through its financial challenges.” “He’s going to have to be a great administrator who knows how to take advantage of the considerable lay … Continue reading