Announcements

Statement Regarding Curtis Wehmeyer

From Archbishop John Nienstedt, Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis I have been informed by the Holy See that our Holy Father, Pope Francis, has dismissed Curtis Wehmeyer from the clerical state. The effect of this decision is that Wehmeyer … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Notices of Claims

From Bishop Andrew Cozzens, Auxiliary Bishop Jeff Anderson and Associates has posted on its website information about Notices of Claims served on the Archdiocese. A Notice of Claim is not the same as a lawsuit, but puts the receiving party … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Disclosure of Additional Names

From Archbishop John Nienstedt, Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Today, we are disclosing the names and assignment histories of four men who have substantiated claims against them of sexually abusing a minor while they were assigned as priests or, … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Filing of Schedules

From Archbishop John Nienstedt As part of the Chapter 11 Reorganization filing on January 16, 2015, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis submitted to the bankruptcy court a schedule of its assets and creditors. This disclosure is part of … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. William Stolzman

From Bishop Andrew Cozzens, Auxiliary Bishop, Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis In 2008, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis received an allegation that the Rev. William Stolzman sexually abused a minor in the 1970s. Law enforcement investigated and … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Paul Moudry

From Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens Rev. Paul Moudry has resigned as pastor of the Church of Saint Margaret Mary in Golden Valley. Rev. Moudry has been on a voluntary leave of absence from priestly ministry since November 2013. Over the … Continue reading

Letter from Archbishop John Nienstedt

For more information about the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Reorganization, including an FAQ, visit information.archspm.org. Read more in this Special Section of The Catholic Spirit and visit thecatholicspirit.com. View a video of the January 16 press conference here. … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Unsealing of Priest Files

From Archbishop John Nienstedt, Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis By virtue of an agreement reached between Jeff Anderson and Associates and the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis in the Doe 1 case, the files of seven current or … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Michael Keating

From Bishop Lee Piche, Auxiliary Bishop “Rev. Michael Keating has been on a leave of absence from the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis since October 2013, which means he is not exercising any priestly ministry. His leave of absence … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Rev. Mark Huberty

Today, a Ramsey County jury found Rev. Mark Huberty not guilty of sexual misconduct charges. A woman made these allegations against him last year. Rev. Huberty has been on leave from active ministry since September 2013, when the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis first learned of the allegations. Continue reading

Statement Regarding New Way of Providing Assistance to Victims/Survivors

From Tim O’Malley, Director of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment, Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Today, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis announced a partnership with Twin Cities-based Canvas Health to provide victim assistance services for those harmed … Continue reading

Chancery Corporation Financial Report Released Today – FY 2014

Statement from Thomas Mertens, Chief Financial Officer Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Chancery Corporation “Today, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis is releasing the full audited financial report for the Chancery Corporation for the fiscal year ended June … Continue reading

The Lord is always present to help us

The following column appeared in the November 20, 2014 issue of The Catholic Spirit. “Therefore, do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day’s own trouble be sufficient for the day” (Matthew 6:34). … Continue reading

Financial Officer Report FY 2014

The following comments elaborate on the financial statements of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Chancery Corporation for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. Condensed financial statements are included in the November 20, 2014 issue of The Catholic … Continue reading

Notes to Condensed Financial Statements FY 2014

The audited financial statements with footnotes and independent auditors’ report are posted here. The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (the Archdiocese) was first established as a diocese by the Holy See in 1850 (originally Minnesota and the Dakotas) and … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Donald Dummer File Release

From Bishop Andrew Cozzens, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Documents from the priest file of Donald Dummer provided to Jeff Anderson and Associates by the archdiocese under a court order earlier this year were released … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Budget Reduction

From Rev. Charles Lachowitzer, Moderator of the Curia “In order to balance the budget for the archdiocesan Chancery Corporation, leaders are reducing the budget by 20 percent (over $5 million) with staff and other expense reductions beginning this month. Over … Continue reading

Statement Regarding Gilbert Gustafson File Release

From Bishop Andrew Cozzens, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis Documents from the priest file of Gilbert Gustafson given to the court earlier this year were released today by Jeff Anderson and Associates. This release is … Continue reading