Holy Week Virtual Retreat. More info here
Church Hours-Holy Thursday April 9:
3:00-4:30 pm for Confessions. (N.B. Stay at Home Order in place)Eight (8) people max allowed inside Church during confessions.
Park curbside on Selby Ave. Click here for Confession Protocols.
Sung Morning Prayer livestream at 7:30 a.m.
Mass of the Lord's Supper 7:00 p.m. (Livestream) Celebrant: Most Rev. Bernard A. Hebda
Updated Archdiocesan resources. Click here.
LIVESTREAM Daily Mass- Monday-Friday at 7:30 a.m. (See video stream below).
Statement from Archbishop Hebda regarding Gov. Tim Walz's "Stay at Home" Order- Click here.
Extraordinary Blessing Urbi et Orbi by Pope Francis- Click here to read his text in English.
Click here for Archdiocesan information.
About the Cathedral of Saint Paul
About the Parish
About the Archdiocese
Building and Architectural Facts
- Exterior walls are Saint Cloud granite
- Interior walls are American Travertine from Mankato, Minnesota
- Height: 306.5 ft. Length: 307 ft. Width: 216 ft.
- Seating capacity: 3,000
- The seven bronze grilles surrounding the altar depict the human response to God's grace. Since the Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Paul, special recognition is given to him in the bronze masterpieces.
- The chair in the sanctuary (the cathedra) denotes the Cathedral as the Archbishop's church.
- The Shrine of the Nations surrounding the sanctuary represents the national patron saints of the people who settled this city and state.
- The main walls of the Chapels are finished in Italian Botticino marble.
- The Ernest Skinner organ was installed in the sanctuary in 1927 and the Aeolian-Skinner organ in the choir loft in 1963.
- The east-facing window is the Resurrection window. The south rose window takes its theme from the Beatitudes and the north rose window depicts the eight North American Martyrs. These windows are the work of renowned stained glass artist Charles Connick.
Cathedral of Saint Paul Parish Council
- Fr. John Ubel
- Brian Maztek
- Christina Mantel
- Jennifer Williams
- Melissa Kaintz
- Mike Snyder
- Paul Putzier
- Wesley Sandholm