More than 2,500 people filled the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul, Minnesota, on a sunny and warm April 11 to celebrate the episcopal ordination Mass of Bishop Michael J. Izen, and his appointment as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
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Bishop-elect Neary’s Solemn Vespers: ‘Together, we will be a heart of mercy, voice of hope, hands of justice’
During the service, Bishop-elect Neary made a Profession of Faith and took an Oath of Fidelity, which he and his predecessor, Bishop Donald Kettler, signed. A ring, pectoral cross and crosier were also blessed to be given to him at his ordination.
Ordination 101: What to watch for
Learn key terms and facts associated with Bishop-elect Neary’s ordination.
Longtime friend of Bishop-elect Neary writes hymn for ordination Mass
“When I went to St. Cloud’s website, there it is right there: ‘heart of mercy, voice of hope, hands of justice.’ And I’m like, what a stunning mission statement for a diocese,” Steven Warner said. “It’s very humbling to be able to put music around a lofty ideal.”
First Haitian to lead U.S. diocese is ordained bishop for Charleston, S.C.
About 2,500 people gathered on the feast of Our Lady of Fatima to celebrate the episcopal ordination of the first Haitian-born bishop to lead a diocese in the United States.
Pope blesses, encourages new bishop-designate for South Sudan
Bishop-designate Carlassare is ready to return to South Sudan after nearly a year of recovery from being shot in the legs.