Tag Archives: Archd. St. Paul and Minneapolis

Congratulations Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis: New Archbp. HEBDA

My native place has finally received an official appointment of its next Archbishop. He has already been there for a while, the former Coadjutor of Newark, Archbishop Bernard Hebda. He had been the Adminstrator. He is staying as Archbishop. This … Continue reading

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Minnesota: Extraordinary Form with preaching in Spanish

Brick by brick in Minnesota! From a priest in my email: This Friday, July 3, I will be offering Mass at 7pm at St. Mark’s -350 Atwood St, Shakopee -in the «Extraordinary Form» – also known as the Old Latin … Continue reading

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“They paved paradise and they put up a….”

Right now I am in the midst of making daily podcasts and, in them, mentioning the Roman Station church of the day.  I provide a little history of the churches.  Thus, I am daily reminded that churches can come and … Continue reading

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I point the attention of the readership to something at American Catholic.  This is dreadful, but I sense that much of our struggle for our Catholic identity will be circumscribed by situations like this. The University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN) says, … Continue reading

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Catholic League on anti-Catholic Minnesota Public Radio

From the Catholic League: Minnesota Public Radio Is A Scam December 10, 2014 Bill Donohue comments on Minnesota Public Radio: National Public Radio is no friend of Catholicism, but usually it tries to hide its bias. By contrast, Minnesota Public … Continue reading

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Catholic church, sold, now to be a mosque

Some of you may have seen what recently transpired in my native place. A Catholic Church, where a friend of mine had been pastor, was closed and then sold to Muslims. It will soon be a mosque. HERE and HERE … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick: Fort Worth, TX … Rio Rancho, NM … Minneapolis, MN

I have had the following bits of good news, for your Brick by Brick file. First, Some encouraging news from the Diocese of Fort Worth that I hope you will share with your readers: Bishop Olson will be in choir … Continue reading

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Archbp. Carlson was purposely maligned. Archd. St. Louis set’s record straight.

You have by now seen articles or stories about the deposition of Archbishop Carlson (St. Louis) concerning the time when he was in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and his knowledge of cases of sexual abuse of minors … Continue reading

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My native place of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has its large share of loony dissent.  Some of it is so strange that you wonder if you are actually imagining it. That said, I am not making this … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Nominate the next Archbishop!

ACTION ITEM BELOW! Some people in my native place, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, have in their bizzaro-world imaginations dreamed up a project to nominate the next Archbishop. Yes, the Catholic Coalition for Church Reform, all four of … Continue reading

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