Announcements

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

Financial Officer Report FY 2015

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, 2015. Condensed financial statements are included in the November 19 issue of The Catholic Spirit. … Continue reading

Supporting the Mission of the Church FY 2015

Despite reductions in most departments, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis remains committed to serving Catholics and the greater community. The following narrative explains the function of each department and the funding level for FY 2015. Catholic Education – … Continue reading

Notes to Condensed Financial Statements FY 2015

The Management Discussion and Analysis and Financial Statements with footnotes are posted here. Click each chart at the right to enlarge graphics. The Archdiocese The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis (the Archdiocese) was first established as a diocese by the … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Mark Huberty

From Archbishop Bernard Hebda: Today, I have the sad responsibility of communicating that Rev. Mark Huberty has been temporarily removed from ministry for the duration of a formal canonical process that has been initiated to address some serious allegations that have come to the attention of the Archdiocese. Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Joseph Gallatin

From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda Today, Rev. Joseph Gallatin was removed from ministry and his case involving an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor has been referred to Rome for adjudication and final resolution. In 1998, the Archdiocese received … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Gerald Dvorak

Today, Rev. Gerald Dvorak returns to public ministry as the pastor of the Church of Saint Peter in Richfield. In May of this year, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis received an allegation that the Rev. Dvorak, pastor of … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick

From Archbishop Bernard Hebda The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has received an allegation that the Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick, pastor at Corpus Christi parish and St. Rose of Lima parish and school in Roseville, sexually abused a minor in … Continue reading

Resources for the protection of children and youth, victim/survivor assistance now available in seven languages

Several new translations of the brochures “How to Report Suspected Abuse and Neglect” and the “Victim/Survivor Assistance” are now available online. These important resources are offered in seven languages: English, Spanish, French, Korean, Hmong, Vietnamese, and Polish. The “How to … Continue reading

Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate Disclosures

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (“Oblates”) recently disclosed a list of priests who the Oblates have determined to be credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor.  Several of the priests on the Oblates’ list at some point served … Continue reading

Ave Maria principal to direct new education mission office

The principal of Ave Maria Academy in Maple Grove was appointed director for the new Office for the Mission of Catholic Education being formed in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Jason Slattery, who has worked 12 years at … Continue reading

Letter from Archbishop Hebda

From Most Rev. Bernard A. Hebda, Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I am humbled by Pope Francis’ decision to appoint me to serve as Apostolic Administrator for the Archdiocese … Continue reading