Jesus invites all to take risk ‘of being more,’ says Chicago archbishop

CHICAGO (CNS) — At his installation as the ninth archbishop of Chicago Nov. 18, Archbishop Blase J.Cupich urged the congregation at Chicago’s Holy Name Cathedral to fearlessly share their faith recognizing that God calls them “to more” and “to greater things.” Before an overflow crowd, the archbishop said he had “a bit of a panic…

Blessed with a new bishop

Nov. 15, 2013, edition The following photos were taken by Paul Middlestaedt for The Visitor Acolyte Gabriel Walz swings the censer down the center aisle of St. Mary’s Cathedral as he leads the procession beginning the Nov. 7 installation Mass in which Bishop Kettler became the bishop of St. Cloud. Bishop Edward Burns of Juneau, Alaska,…

About the vestments

Prelates and deacons in significant roles wore the six new vestments that were sewn for the installation and future celebrations by Candice Koopmeiners of St. Francis Xavier in Sartell, in consultation with Tildy Ellis, of St. Boniface in Cold Spring. The vestments coordinate with the existing chasubles and dalmatics that were sewn for the millennium…

Bishop Kettler installed as bishop of St. Cloud

Bishop Kettler installed as bishop of St. Cloud Nov. 15, 2013, edition By Sue Schulzetenberg-Gully In good times and bad times, Bishop Donald Kettler hopes to be walking beside the people of the St. Cloud Diocese. “There are ruts in the road and sometimes difficult — bitter even — weather, but the Spirit is with us,”…

Bishop Kinney lauded with standing ovation

Nov. 15, 2013, edition Retiring Bishop John Kinney receives a standing ovation, led by his brother bishops at the Nov. 6 vespers service welcoming Bishop Donald Kettler. Well-wishers greet Bishop Kinney after vespers. Bishop Kinney participates in the installation of Bishop Kettler Nov. 7. Photos by Dianne Towalski and Paul Middlestaedt