First Saturday Mornings of Recollection

Inspired to Inspire!

The First Saturday Mornings of Recollection at the Cathedral of Saint Paul are mini-retreats in accord with Our Lady’s instruction at Fatima, designed to foster greater devotion, understanding, and living out of the Gospel of Christ in the world.

8:00 ..........Mass
8:30 ..........Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
   light refreshments are served after Mass in Hayden Hall on the lower level
9:10 ..........Rosary
   led by the Mothers of Priests of the Archdiocese
9:30 ..........Conference #1
10:00 ........Private Prayers, Confession and Adoration
11:00 ........Conference #2
11:45 ........Benediction

2016-2017 Speaker line-up

November 5, 2016:     Father John Paul Erickson
December 3, 2016:     Sister Amelia, O.P.
January 7, 2017:         Lisa Schmitz
February 4, 2017:          Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda
March 4, 2017:            Father Jake Anderson
April 1, 2017:              Sister Eileen, PES

More details will be coming soon!

2016 Speakers

January 2, 2016:

Elizabeth Kelly

Catholic author and speaker

1. Be it Done Unto Me: What Mary and the Annunciation Teach us about a Receptive Heart 
2. A Happy Quiet New Year: Why the Soul Needs Silence 


February 6, 2016:

Brother Bonaventure, O.P.

Dominican friar of the Province of St. Joseph, USA

Knowing and Loving: The Life of Grace
1. The Doctrine of Grace - Saint Paul and the Angelic Doctor
2. The Practice of Grace - Our Lady and the Seraphic Doctor



March 5, 2016:

Father John Klockeman

Assistant Director of Spiritual Formation,
Saint Paul Seminary;
Presenter, Archbishop Harry J. Flynn
Catechetical Institute

1. We Fear Being Loved Too Much by God
2. A Hope That Provides



April 2, 2016:

Gina Bauer

Catholic Speaker, Teacher, Evangelist

From Eve to Mary
1. That You May Know - Ephesians 3:14-20 
2. But You Will Receive Power When the Holy Spirit Comes Upon You! - Acts 1:8 




May 7, 2016:

Father Charles Lachowitzer

Moderator of the Curia
Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

1. Bible 101: Verbum Dei and Beyond
2. The Envelope of Truth: Opening the Parables of Jesus