Ordination to Priesthood - 5/30/2015
Archdiocesan Fourth Year Seminarians will be ordained as priests on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at the Cathedral of Saint Paul at 10 a.m.

On this joyful occasion, the public is invited to participate in the ordination rite of these men for priestly ministry and receive a blessing from the new priests.




Cathedral Young Adults Theology on Tap - 6/17/2015
The Cathedral Young Adults’ mission is to foster a Catholic community of young adults by drawing members into a deeper relationship with Christ and His Church through living the pillars of Faith, Communion and Outreach.

Wednesdays at O'Garas Bar and Grill (164 Snelling Avenue North, St. Paul)

6:30 p.m. Social
June 17 MIXING FAITH AND POLITICS by Jason Adkins, Executive Director of Minnesota Catholic Conference

June 24 CREATED MAN AND WOMAN by Jen Messing, Speaker, Teacher, Leader at Into the Deep

July 1 GRILL THE PRIEST by Fr. Thomas Dufner, Pastor at the Church of the Epiphany

July 8 THE PARABLES OF JESUS by Fr. Charles Lachowitzer, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

July 15, OLD VS NEW LITURGY by Fr. John Paul Erickson, Director of Worship, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

July 22 HOW ARE WE SAVED? by Dr. William Stevenson, Professor at The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity


Children's Overnight Come & See - 6/16/2015

Mater Redemptoris House of Formation will be hosting the weeklong High School Immersion Retreat June 7 - 13, 2015.

The House of Formation will also host the Children's Overnight Come & See June 16 - 17, 2015.





Founded in the Jubilee Year 2000, the House of Formation is a residential and retreat house, sponsored by the Diocese of La Crosse and staffed by the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George, where girls and young women can learn about religious life and discern God’s will for their lives.


The House has fourteen beds for visitors and an additional five in the enclosure for the Sisters. Everyone in the house participates in prayers and common meals daily. Priests from the Diocesan Center celebrate Mass in the House of Formation chapel every morning.

For more information, or to register, visit http://materredemptoris.org/
or contact Sister M. Luka
at materredemptoris@gmail.com (608.780.0706).

The House of Formation address is
3730 East Avenue South, La Crosse, WI 54601


Summer Monastic Experience - 6/20/2015
Participants are invited to join the community to experience singing the Divine Office, participate in daily Eucharist, adoration and exposition, and share in community meals, recreation and monastic work. During the week, they will learn about lectio divina, the Rule of St. Benedict, different ways to pray, how to recognize the signs of a religious calling and creating silent spaces in one’s life.

The event is for single women between the ages of 18 and 47 who are discerning a call to religious life. Room and board are provided, and there is no cost to attend.

For more information or to register, please contact Sister Ruth Elaine Starman, OSB at vocation@benedictinesisters.org or (660) 254-3243. Additional information can be found at www.BenedictineSisters.org.


Additional contact Info:
Kelley Baldwin, Director of Communications
Congregation of Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration
(660) 562-7433 or email kelley@bspa.us


Seminary applications are being accepted - 1/5/2015
If you have been discerning the priesthood and would like help with your next step, please contact Father Troy Przybilla, the Vocation Director for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. He is currently meeting with men ready to apply to be considered for acceptance as a seminarian. To make an appointment to talk about your options, Father Przybilla can be reached at przy1187@stthomas.edu or 651.962.6892.

Cor Jesu for Young Adults - 5/1/2015
Offered by the The Saint Paul Seminary

Eucharistic Adoration, Confessions, contemporary worship music, and fellowship with other young adults, college-age and older, at Saint Mary's Chapel in the Saint Paul Seminary at 8:00 p.m.

Cor Jesu is held on the first Friday of every month during the academic year, except January.
The 2014-2015 schedule is as follows:
Sept. 5
Nov. 7
Dec. 5
January Hiatus
Feb. 6
Mar. 6
May 1
Summer Hiatus





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