A Prayer for an End to the Sin of Racism

The Interim Commission for Consecrated Life in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has designed this prayer for use by parishes at weekend liturgies. The prayer can be downloaded in various versions. Continue reading

Healing a Wounded People

By Archbishop Bernard Hebda, featured in The Catholic Spirit The whir of helicopters provided an evocative background to our recited Litany of Saints at last week’s priesthood ordination in the Cathedral of St. Paul, reminding me of the strong wind … Continue reading

Archbishop Hebda: How We Respond as Catholics

On May 29, Archbishop Hebda discussed in an interview on Relevant Radio how we respond as Catholics to the current unrest. Listen here. Plus: pray with Archbishop Hebda and other faith leaders the evening of May 29 from 8-9 p.m. and share photos via Facebook and Twitter using #stpfaithleadersforjustice. Continue reading

Statement Regarding the Death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda: The video of George Floyd in police custody Monday evening is gut wrenching and deeply disturbing. The sadness and pain are intense. Let us pray for comfort for his grieving family and friends, peace for a hurting community and prudence while the process moves forward. Continue reading