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Our new archbishop has been announced!

On Holy Thursday, March 24, Pope Francis formally named Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda as the new leader of the HebdaArchdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

Archbishop-Designate Hebda has been serving as Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese since June 15, 2015. During that time, he has also been serving the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, as Coadjutor Archbishop, and was scheduled to replace Archbishop John J. Myers when he is expected to retire in July.

The son of Bernard and the late Helen Clark Hebda, the Archbishop-Designate Hebda was born on September 3, 1959 in Pittsburgh, PA. He was ordained to the priesthood on July 1, 1989 in St. Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh. His Episcopal ordination took place on December 1, 2009.

In addition to serving the Archdioceses of Newark and Saint Paul and Minneapolis, he was Bishop of the Diocese of Gaylord, Michigan and has served at the Vatican and in parishes in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Archbishop-Designate Hebda’s Installation Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, May 13, the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, at the Cathedral of Saint Paul.

To learn more about this exciting announcement, please visit www.TheCatholicSpirit.com/newabp and www.archspm.org/newabp.

Parish News, Events & Announcements

Attention Graduating Seniors

Graduating Seniors St. Michael’s and St. Mary’s will be publishing a graduation program the weekend of June 5th.  All St. Michael’s and St. Mary’s Parish Seniors are encouraged to send their information and a photo to be included in the flyer. Please send your name, high school, parents’ names, future plans and senior picture by May 23rd to Camille Kiolbasa at ckiolbasa@stccs.com.  Email or call 651-468-4095 with any questions. In addition, SAHS is hosting the 2016 Baccalaureate at 7:00... [Read more...]

SCCS All School Reunion & SCCS Rocks Street Dance

SCCS All School Reunion & SCCS Rocks Street Dance

Come celebrate two events in one with us!   Saturday May 21 from 3:00 – 10:00 p.m. Celebrate 160 years of Catholic education in the St. Croix Valley at SCCS’ 160th year reunion. Tickets available in the school and parish offices and on the school’s website: $10/individual or $30/family. This event will be in conjunction with the SCCS Rocks Street Dance with music beginning at 8:00 p.m. provided by High and Mighty. There will be school tours, historic displays, yearbooks, photo booth... [Read more...]



Join us in celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday at the Church of St. Michael. The afternoon will begin at 1:30 with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and continue with prayer, confessions and Benediction.  Fr. Jake Anderson will speak on God’s Mercy and beautiful music will be shared by Steven Anderson and Jillian Gubash. click here for poster  Read More →

Letter to the Faithful from Archbishop-Designate Hebda

Letter to the Faithful from Archbishop-Designate Hebda

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016 Source: Archbishop Bernard Hebda, Archbishop-Designate  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 new Archbishop. In the nine months since then, I have been blessed to witness your deep faith and your commitment to Christ’s Church, His people, and the Eucharist. I consider many... [Read more...]

Life, Death, & Everything In-Between

Life, Death, & Everything In-Between Considering today’s biggest public policy issues through a consistent ethic of life Join the Minnesota Catholic Conference to explore how we can better live with and for one another in our homes, communities, and the public square through the lens of what Pope Francis and his predecessors refer to as “integral ecology.” Go beyond    us-versus-them political soundbites to consider the public policy you support from the perspective of the whole person... [Read more...]

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